Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will launch the U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls in the Bill Burns Auditorium of the George C. Marshall Center at the U.S. Department of State at 10:00 a.m. on March 15.
Secretary Kerry will be introduced by U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell. A panel discussion featuring representatives from USAID, Peace Corps, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and PEPFAR will follow the Secretary’s remarks. Assistant to the President, Chief of Staff to the First Lady, and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls Tina Tchen will offer closing remarks.
The strategy will bring together USAID, Peace Corps, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the State Department, including PEPFAR, to tackle issues facing adolescent girls, including health, safety, and education.