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Pushing Forward Gender Driven Growth

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 21, 2013


Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker will deliver an address entitled “Pushing Forward Gender Driven Growth” on Monday, June 24, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in the C. Fred Bergsten Conference Center at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036.

This event is open to the press but by invitation only to the general public.

If you plan to send a video camera please indicate this in your RSVP when you register and have your videographer in place by 11:45 a.m.

In her address, Chief Economist Crebo-Rediker will highlight cutting edge work on the issue in both advanced and emerging economies. She will argue for the importance of elevating and mainstreaming this work through the efforts of the U.S. government, multilateral and other institutions.

To register, please send your name and media affiliation to

Press contacts:

Tanya Powell
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492

Brian Reil
Peterson Institute
(202) 454-1334

For information about the Office of the Chief Economist, please contact Mariana Neisuler at

PRN: 2013/0783


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