Dr. Ludy Green is appointed as a Delegate at the Forum " Gender, Governance, and Economic Empowerment in the Americas."
October 30, 2008
Dr. Ludy Green is Appointed as a Delegate at the Forum "Gender, Governance, and Economic Empowerment in the Americas."
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research has Organized a Forum to Focus on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
Washington, DC- Dr. Ludy Green, President and Founder of Second Chance Employment Services (SCES), has been appointed as a delegate at the Forum "Gender, Governance, and Economic Empowerment in the Americas" in Atlanta, Georgia on November 21 and 22. Appointed by the Executive Office of the Mayor in Washington, DC, she is only one of forty-five delegates who were chosen from across the country and with Dr. Green's experience and knowledge she is believed to be an essential part of the program.
This forum is one of many the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), a nonprofit organization focusing on social development, environmental sustainability, and economic development, has planned to help aid governments in achieving the millennium goal of the U.N, which is, through gender equality, to eliminate poverty by 2015. UNITAR believes that forums including high ranking Government officials and extremely knowledgeable professionals are the key to obtaining this goal by sharing ideas through networking, discussion, and expert presentations to create action-oriented plans.
Attending and speaking at this forum will also be Shirley Franklin, The City of Atlanta Mayor, Ana Vilma de Escobar, the Vice President of El Salvador, Portia Simpson-Miller, a Member of the Parliament of Jamaica, and Francine Senécal, the President of Metropolis Women's International Network in Canada. Through the expertise of all parties involved, the exchange of information will allow ideas to be shared of how to integrate gender into public policy formulation and implementation at the government level.
SCES, the only non-profit organization of its kind, serving financially
at-risk women by helping them gain economic independence through meaningful, long-term employment. With the proper counseling, training and encouragement, these women are able to reinvent their lives and the lives of their children.
For More Information Please Contact SCES Directly at www.scesnet.org or 1-888-331-7451
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