Bush School To Host U.S.-Pakistan Symposium On Women In The Economy
The U.S.-Pakistan Symposium on Women in the Economy will be hosted Thursday, Nov. 14 by Texas A&M University, the Bush School of Government and Public Service and the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council.
The U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council is a partnership between Texas A&M University and the U.S. Department of State that catalyzes commitments from the private sector, civil society and governments to support women’s economic empowerment in Pakistan.
The symposium will bring together leaders to address the status of women’s participation in the economy in Pakistan and discuss ambitious ideas to propel women in the economy forward. The daylong event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the Texas A&M campus.
The event will begin with welcome addresses from Texas A&M President Michael K. Young, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Pakistan Affairs Ervin Massinga and Ubaid ur Rehman Nizamani of the Embassy of Pakistan. The event will also feature keynote speakers from the government of Pakistan and panel discussions on ideas to economically empower women and adolescent girls.
Those who wish to attend must register online by Nov. 12.
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