April 11, 2014
Apr 11

MEDIA ADVISORY: Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation with Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

New York, NY
Press Release

Event to launch “No Ceilings Conversation” Series

(NEW YORK, NY) – April 11, 2014 – On Thursday April 17th, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will host Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation – the first in a series of No Ceilings Conversation events designed to provide a forum to hear from girls and women around the world. Moderated by actress and advocate America Ferrera, Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation will bring together girls to talk about their lives, experiences, and hopes for the future.

Taking place at the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York City, the conversation will join girls from the Girls Club, the Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Inc., Girl Up, the Young Women’s Leadership Network and four schools from across the country on Microsoft’s Skype Software:  Seattle Girls' School in Seattle, Washington; the Hathaway Brown School for Girls in Shaker Heights, Ohio; The York County School District in York, Virginia; and the KIPP Delta High School in Helena, Arkansas. The conversation, powered by Microsoft, will be streamed to allow people from around the world to join the conversation remotely and ask questions via online video streaming and Twitter.

This conversation is part of the Clinton Foundation’s initiative, No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project, which seeks to advance the full participation of women and girls around the world. These conversations and the ones to follow will be used to shape and inform the work of No Ceilings.

WHAT:                  Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation

WHO:                    Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, and America Ferrera

WHEN:                  Thursday, April 17, 2014

                                Media Check-in: 2:15

                                Event: 3:00pm

WHERE:                Lower Eastside Girls Club

402 East 8th Street (Enter at East 8th Street just West of Avenue D)

                                New York, NY 10009

Space is limited. Media registration is now open and press planning to cover must be credentialed by the Clinton Foundation. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 16 at 5 PM. To apply, please complete the form at: http://cgilink.org/1iB7VLD

To watch the event online, please visit www.clintonfoundation.org/noceilings.

Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #noceilings

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