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Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks at Tina Brown's Women in the World Summit and Accept the DVF Inspiration Award March 11 in NYC


Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 10, 2011

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Secretary Clinton will deliver remarks at the second annual Women in the World Stories and Solutions summit at the Hudson Theater in New York City on Friday, March 11 at approximately 7:00 p.m.

The remarks will be webcast live on www.state.gov and www.thedailybeast.com. Inquiries about media access to the summit should be directed to Andrew.Kirk@thedailybeast.com.

Hudson Theatre
141 West 44th Street
New York, NY

The Women in the World Stories and Solutions summit draws together extraordinary leaders from every field across the world and serves as a forum for an international dialogue on the success stories of women who have risen above daunting challenges.

Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of Newsweek and the Daily Beast co-hosts the event with Diane von Furstenberg, Meryl Streep, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, President of the Rockefeller Foundation Judith Rodin and Managing Director of the World Bank Dr. Ngozi Onkjo-Iweala, along with partner organizations Women for Women International, the Vital Voices Global Partnership and HP. For more information on the summit, click here.

On Friday evening at approximately 9:00 p.m., Secretary Clinton will receive the Inspiration Award at the second annual DVF Awards hosted by Diane von Furstenberg, at the United Nations.

Inquiries about media access to the DVF Awards should be directed to ccurtis@hlgrp.com or e.szenasy@dvf.com. The event will be webcast live on www.thedailybeast.com

The United Nations
First Avenue between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY

In addition to honoring Secretary Clinton, Diane von Furstenberg will present DVF Awards to four women who have demonstrated leadership, strength and courage in their commitment to women’s causes: Elizabeth Smart, noted advocate of child abduction recovery and legislation, Taryn Davis of The American Widow Project, Sohini Chakraborty of Kolkata Sanved, and Kakenya Ntaiya of the Kakenya Center for Excellence. These four honorees will receive $50,000 in support of their continued efforts in public service from the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation.

For more information on the DVF Awards, click here.



PRN: 2011/362



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