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Secretary Clinton Meets with Participants in Inaugural Women-LEAD Event


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Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 10, 2011

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Date: 05/10/2011 Description: Secretary Clinton meets with the Chinese delegation to Women-LEAD, an initiative sponsored by Yale University under the auspices of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, DC. - State Dept ImageOn May 10, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is meeting with participants in the Yale Chinese Women’s Leadership Development Program, at a dinner hosted by Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer. The 30 Chinese women delegates, who hold high-ranking positions in China’s national and provincial governments, arrived this week to meet with U.S. counterparts in Washington and New York and to attend a week of leadership seminars at Yale University.

The Yale program is the first of several public-private partnerships formed under the U.S.-China Women’s Leadership Exchange and Dialogue (Women-LEAD), which Secretary Clinton and Chinese State Councilor Liu Yangdong launched during the April 2011 U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). Women-LEAD will enhance exchanges and high-level dialogues between women leaders from the two countries to tackle common challenges and to raise the visibility of and opportunities for women and girls in both countries.

Women-LEAD facilitates public-private partnerships as the vehicle for accomplishing its key objectives: to promote the sharing of knowledge and expertise on developing women’s leadership across all sectors – including entrepreneurship, science, and technology – and to provide support for capacity building programs for emerging women leaders.

Women-LEAD is co-administered by the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues of the U.S. Department of State and the All-China Women’s Federation.



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