The White House Council on Women and Girls' Friday Highlights

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Friday Highlights. This past week was packed with a number of events as we’ve been busy meeting with and speaking to women and girls across the globe, hearing their stories and ensuring them that the Administration has made women and girls a priority. So read about our activities below and remember, if you have friends or family that would like to join our efforts, please have them contact us at cwg@who.eop.gov.

Have a great weekend!


Friday Highlights 10/1/2010

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, blogs on next week’s White House Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference.

Tina Tchen, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, blogged on her recent trip to Japan where she took part in the first-ever Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit.

Jenny Kaplan, Deputy Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, blogs about the monthly Younger Women’s call hosted by the Council on Women and Girls.

Tina Tchen, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls, blogs on the President’s education reform efforts, which include improving student performance in STEM fields.

Elizabeth Vale, Executive Director of the White House Business Council, offers an overview on hosting Women Impacting Public Policy at the White House.

Irene Trowell-Harris, Director of the VA's Center for Women Veterans, anncouces the historic
installation of Dr. Linda S. Schwartz as president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans’ Affairs (NASDVA).

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