USAID Hosts Representative Betty McCollum for International Women's Day

For Immediate Release

Monday, March 9, 2009
USAID Press Office
202-712-4320

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will host U.S. Representative Betty McCollum from Minnesota and a distinguished panel of speakers to honor International Women's Day. The event will take place at the USAID headquarters in the Ronald Reagan Building on March 10.

The event, entitled "Women: A Driving Force for Economic Recovery" is an opportunity to recognize the important role that women around the world play as drivers of economic growth and recovery.

 

WHAT:

Representative Betty McCollum from Minnesota will give the keynote address. Followed by a distinguished panel of speakers to include:

  • Mark Blackden, Consultant, International Finance Corporation
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President, Women's World Banking
  • Ellie Larson, Executive Director, Solidarity Center
  • Linda Wertheimer, National Public Radio

WHERE:

Horizon Ballroom
Ronald Regan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington DC 20523

Please use 14th Street entrance between Constitution and Pennsylvania Ave.

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.

 

Media should RSVP by calling (202) 712-4320 no later than 8 a.m. March 10.

For more information about USAID, visit www.usaid.gov.

Last updated: December 18, 2014

Share This Page