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Secretary Clinton and ESPN President John Skipper to Make Announcement Thursday

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 18, 2012


On Thursday, June 21, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will meet with ESPN President John Skipper and make an announcement regarding international efforts to empower women and girls through sports. She will be joined by leading American women in sports and 16 female track and field athletes from the Caribbean who are in the United States participating in an international exchange program as part of the Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative. Click here to learn more.

This announcement will be open press and begin at 9:20 a.m. at the Department of State.

Pre-set for cameras: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby. Final access for writers and still photographers: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

For more information please contact Talley Sergent, U.S. Department of State by email at or the Office of Press Relations, U.S. Department of State, (202) 647-2492.

PRN: 2012/1004


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