PHOENIX, AZ, March 31, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Maura Pally, Executive Director, Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Clinton Foundation, and Penny Abeywardena who heads up the Girls & Women's effort and Associate Director of Committments at the Clinton Global Initiative were guests on the Inaugural show of the "Women INVESTING in Women & Girls" radio program on Friday, March 28th at 12 PM PST/3PM EST on the VoiceAmerica Radio Network.
"We couldn't be more excited to be launching this new show on VoiceAmerica Kids with one of the leading global women's economic empowerment change makers Anu Bhardwaj, and her debut Women INVESTING in Women & Girls Radio Show with episode co-hosts Maddie Holler and Michelle Jaffee on VoiceAmerica Kids," commented Jeff Spenard, CEO of VoiceAmerica. "We're proud to have welcomed Ms. Pally and Ms. Abeywardena from the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative to our studios here in Phoenix during the Clinton Global Initiative University held at ASU, this past weekend."
In the Inaugural episode, Pally, spoke about Secretary Clinton's work at the Foundation, including "No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project," an initiative committed to advancing the full participation of women and girls around the world; Abeywardena discussed her position at the Clinton Global Initiative and how she will be involved in applying the gender lens to their various Programs and her work on girls and women issues with members of CGI.
In addition, interviews with Bianca Bracht and Melina Smith, two bioengineering undergraduate students at Duke University, who are currently involved with the non profit organization, "Girls Make Change Through Engineering," were also recorded to showcase the great work they are doing to advance women and girls through their CGI University Commitment to Action.
The episode concludes with highlights from Women INVESTING in Women's Founder, Anu Bhardwaj, who spoke to us about Women INVESTING in Women's viral growth on Facebook reaching nearly 160,000 followers in over 100 countries, within 60 days since launch, and Women INVESTING in Women's upcoming 2014 Global Summits in Stockholm, New York City, San Diego, Johannesburg, Dubai, Muscat, Santiago, Melbourne, and Singapore.
The episode can be found at the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel: http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2321/women-investing-in-women-and-girls
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About the Women Investing in WOMEN and GIRLS Radio Show & Women INVESTING in Women Global
Women INVESTING in Women, founded by Ms. Anu Bhardwaj, is a Revolution focused on the economic empowerment for women and girls. Women INVESTING in Women's reach went global, in the past four months, with public-private partnerships, education and information sharing through social media, and collaborations to promote financial literacy targeting both women and girls. Its activities range from advocacy for global women's issues, access to capital seminars for women entrepreneurs, private equity roundtables for ultra high net-worth women investors-- to a broader dialogue towards increasing the number of women on corporate boards and in the global private equity industry.
The 2014 Women INVESTING in Women Global Summit Series will be taking place in New York City, Stockholm, Scottsdale, Silicon Valley, Johannesburg, Muscat, Dubai, Santiago, Melbourne, and Singapore.
On March 28th, 2014, Women INVESTING in Women Global launched Women INVESTING in Women & Girls Radio Show in Partnership with the KidStar Radio Network to be aired on Voice America Kids, reaching an audience of over 5.6 Million listeners, globally.
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