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Texas A&M, The Bush School to Host the U.S.-Pakistan Symposium on Women in the Economy

November 07, 2019

U.S.-Pakistan Symposium

U.S.-Pakistan Symposium

On November 14, 2019, the U.S.-Pakistan Symposium on Women in the Economy will be hosted 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 State Department 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 event will begin with welcome addresses from Michael Young, President of Texas A&M University; Ervin Massinga, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Pakistan Affairs at the U.S. Department of State; and Ubaid ur Rehman Nizamani, from the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, DC. The event will also feature keynote speakers from the government of Pakistan and panel discussions on ideas to economically empower women and adolescent girls.

Join the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council at the Bush School of Government and Public Service on Thursday, November 14, in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. For more information and to register online by November 12th, 2019, go to: https://tx.ag/PWES.