Groundbreaking Inaugural Women INVESTING in Women & Girls Radio Show Includes Interviews with Penny Abeywardena, Clinton Global Initiative; Maura Pally, Clinton Foundation; Bianca Bracht and Melina Smith, Girls Make Change Through Engineering, Duke U
June 12, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Maura Pally, Executive Director, Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Clinton Foundation, and Penny Abeywardena of the Girls & Women track of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) will be 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, Women INVESTING in Women & Girls interviewed Maura Pally, Executive Director of the Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Clinton Foundation, 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.
The episode can be found at http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2321/women-‐investing-‐in-‐women-‐and-‐girls on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel.
Women INVESTING in Women & Girls also had the opportunity to speak with Penny Abeywardena about 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.
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. Visit Women Investing In Women on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WomenInvestingInWomen.