October 04, 2009
Gender Equality as Smart Economics Newsletter, October 2009
"The World Bank Group will launch an Adolescent Girls Initiative on October 10 with the participation of President Robert B. Zoellick, Nobel Laureate Michael Spence and Nike CEO Mark Parker. Other invitees include Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. This public-private partnership aims to economically empower girls and young women. Three studies on young women and employment will be released in October prior to the launch. For more information, go to www.worldbank.org/gender."