Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014
The United Nations Foundation, Women’s Foreign Policy Group and the United Nations Information Center will host a luncheon in celebration of International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 5th. Dr. Jill Biden, a lifelong educator, mother and Second Lady of the United States, will join Cathy Russell, U.S. Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues, to give remarks on the many achievements of girls and women around the world and how we can ensure that their rights and needs remain at the top of the global agenda.
The event will also feature a conversation among prominent youth leaders, who will discuss the unique challenges facing adolescent girls in developing countries today, and how Americans can get involved to spur progress for girls globally.
Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
Ambassador Cathy Russell, Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State
Master of Ceremonies
Judy Woodruff, Anchor, PBS NewsHour
Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, UN Foundation
Patricia Ellis, President, Women’s Foreign Policy Group
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Mayflower Hotel State Room
1127 Connecticut Ave NW
***Members of the press are requested to RSVP to Katherine Brandon at 202-419-6406 or kbrandon(at)unfoundation(dot)org***