U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 3

Panelists talked about improving access to educational opportunities for women and girls. Speakers included representatives from… read more

Panelists talked about improving access to educational opportunities for women and girls. Speakers included representatives from groups including the Intel Foundation, Camfed International and the Forum for African Women Educationalists. Cathy Russell, the State Department’s ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, moderated. The program began with a video presentation by several African first ladies and remarks by first lady Lorinda Mahama. 

“Education: Creating Opportunities and Investing in the Next Generation of Women Leaders” was part of “Investing in Our Future at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit,” the day-long “Spousal Program” at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts highlighting the role first spouses play and focused on the impact of investments in education, health, and public-private partnerships. It was part of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington from August 4-6, 2014, to strengthen ties between U.S. and African leaders.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 3

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 6, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 11, 2014

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  • Aug 06, 2014 | 11:46am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Aug 06, 2014 | 11:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2014 | 4:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2014 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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