This week, President Bill Clinton is hosting top Latin American leaders from business, government, and NGOs in Rio de Janeiro for the Clinton Global Initiative Latin America meeting, to explore ways to strengthen the region’s progress – and apparently to talk sports, as well.
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I am pleased that as I join President Bill Clinton for CGI Latin America this week—the Clinton Global Initiative’s first meeting outside of the U.S. since 2008—international leaders from every sector will explore a topic important to me, and to the future success of this region: how to increase Latin American women’s social and economic empowerment.Read More about Why the Work Is Not Over For Latin America's Women Entrepreneurs
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This story originally appeared on CNN.com on Sept. 23, 2012. The authors, Melanne Verveer; United States ambassador-at-large for global women's issues, and Penny Abeywardena; head of the Girls and Women program and associate director at the Clinton Global Initiative, both attended the 2012 CGI Annual Meeting on Sept. 23-25, 2012 in New York City. Women have finally arrived.Read More about Lift Up Women to Lift the World