U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks at the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership meeting. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2012/11/201111.htm.

Second Meeting of Secretary Clinton’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 23, 2012


On Tuesday, November 27th, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the second meeting of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership at the State Department in Washington, D.C. The meeting can be viewed via live webcast on the Internet by clicking here.

The Council serves the United States government in an advisory capacity on major issues in international business and economic policy, including the effective integration of business interests and women’s economic empowerment into overall foreign policy; the role and limits of international economic institutions from a gender-specific perspective; and the Department of State’s role in advancing and promoting the role of women in a competitive global economy. Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (United Kingdom) and Indra Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo, Inc. (USA) are Council Vice Chairs.

The meeting will be held in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the U.S. Department of State from 2:00-3:00 p.m. and will be open for press coverage. MORE