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World Affairs Council Presents Can Women Rescue the Global Economy?
Date Thursday June 18
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
World Affairs Council Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMary Dolan
Amidst the solutions proposed to fix the current global economic crisis, why do so few of the pundits and policymakers discuss the role of women? Join Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women's World Banking, and Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia, as they discuss the global impact of women on economic development. While exploring the work of their organizations, they will discuss how investing in women as a business strategy creates a sound social and financial approach to alleviating the current crisis and preventing others. Afterwards is a wine reception.

Check-in: 6:00 PM, Program 6:30 PM, Reception: 7:30 PM

Council Members: $5, Co-sponsors $10, Nonmembers: $15

For more information and to register, visit the Council's website, call 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jun 3rd, 2009 1:16 PM
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