Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State will host the seventh U.S. - China Women’s Leadership Exchange and Dialogue (WE-LEAD) on June 23, 2015. The day-long event will focus on women’s economic empowerment in the United States, China and countries around the world. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.

Held in partnership with the All-China Women’s Federation, the event focuses on women’s entrepreneurship, family-friendly workplace policies, women’s access to capital and finance, and capacity building. Speakers will include Chinese and U.S. government officials; entrepreneurs and business leaders; journalists; representatives from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, Johnson & Johnson, and the Tory Burch Foundation; and members of civil society.