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Thursday, June 16, 2011

"Democracy that Delivers for Women" International Conference, June 20-21. 2011

"Democracy that Delivers for Women," sponsored by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), will look at improving the quality of democratic governance and economic growth in developing countries throughout the world, particularly focusing on women. A range of topics will be discussed including policy reform, property rights, entrepreneurship, post-conflict recovery, and education – all key to empowering women worldwide.

Featured Speakers Include:

Keynote Address:
Ambassador Melanne Verveer, United States Ambassador-at-Large for lobal Women's Issues

María del Carmen Aceña Villacorta, former Minister of Education, Guatemala

Henriette Kolb, CEO, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations & Author, The Dressmaker of Khair Khanna

Alexandra Wrage, President, TRACE, Author, Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security

Monday, June 20, 2011, 8:15AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 8:30AM - 5:00PM

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
13th Street Entrance
The Amphitheater
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan, who also serves as CIPE’s Chairman, will open and officiate the conference. SBE Council members and supporters can register on a complimentary basis by visiting here, clicking on the register button and using the code: SBEC.

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