MEDIA ADVISORY: MasterCard, Camfed and Rebecca Project Discuss Efforts to Empower Women and GirlsSeptember 22, 2010
For Immediate Release: September 22, 2010
Contact: Clinton Global Initiative Press Office, [email protected]
Malika Saada Saar, Founder and Executive Director of the Rebecca Project; Reeta Roy, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mastercard Foundation; and Ann Cotton, Executive Director of Camfed International Discuss Their Commitments at 2010 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.
New York, NY – At a press conference during the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, the founder and executive director of the Rebecca Project will discuss the organization’s campaign to end the shackling of imprisoned women during labor, delivery, and post-partum.
Empowering women and girls is one of the main areas of focus at CGI’s Annual Meeting this week, and throughout the event organizations are announcing different approaches to this challenge. Executives from the MasterCard Foundation and the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) will also join the press conference to discuss their efforts to provide secondary, financial literacy and ICT education in Ghana and Malawi for 270,000 adolescent girls and women.
Wednesday, Sept 22, 2010
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Reeta Roy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard Foundation
Ann Cotton, Executive Director, Camfed International
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
811 7th Avenue at 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019