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Championing Women Globally

Center for Transatlantic Relations

Friday, March 30, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (EDT)

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SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations

in partnership with the Embassy of Liechtenstein

announces a lecture series on

Championing Women Globally

to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of women who are
advancing human rights and equality
around the world

Please join us for our inaugural lecture with

Ambassador Melanne Verveer

United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

Friday, March 30, 2012
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Kenney Auditorium
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama appointed Melanne Verveer as the first U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues. As the head of the Department of State’s office on Global Women’s Issues, Ambassador Verveer coordinates foreign policy issues and activities promoting the political, economic and social advancement of women around the world. Before joining the State Department, Ambassador Verveer served as the Chair and Co-CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, an international nonprofit she co-founded to invest in emerging women leaders. Previously, she was Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to First Lady Hillary Clinton, where she assisted the First Lady in all her wide-ranging international activities to advance women’s rights and further social development, democracy and peace-building initiatives. Prior to the Clinton Administration, she served in leadership roles in public policy organizations and as legislative staff.

Have questions about Championing Women Globally? Contact Center for Transatlantic Relations

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Nitze Building
1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, 20036

Friday, March 30, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (EDT)

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Center for Transatlantic Relations

The SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations is a non-profit research center that engages opinion leaders on contemporary challenges facing Europe and North America. The goal of the Center is to strengthen and reorient transatlantic relations to the dynamics of a globalizing world.

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