News

GBA Celebrates Women’s Empowerment at White House During International Women’s Day

Thursday 6th March 2014

GBA CEO Inez Murray participated in a panel discussion at the White House to celebrate International Women’s DayGBA CEO Inez Murray participated in a panel discussion at the White House to celebrate International Women’s Day. The panel featured Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Cathy Russell, Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues at the US State Department. The model was moderated by Caroline Atkinson White House Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics and hosted by Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama.

Panelists discussed the importance of women as economic actors and the need for the public and private sector, civil society and women entrepreneurs to work together collectively to address the challenges.