Mentoring Partnership Prepares Next Generation of Women Leaders

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
April 28, 2009
Secretary Clinton Welcomes Participants in the Fourth Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership
Secretary Clinton Speaks to Participants in the Fourth Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership
Secretary Clinton with Participants in the Fourth Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership

Yesterday Secretary Clinton hosted emerging women leaders participating in an innovative mentoring partnership.

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has joined Fortune's Most Powerful Women and Vital Voices Global Partnership to launch the fourth Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership, April 27-May 22. This innovative program connects America's top women executives with emerging women leaders from around the world. Emerging women leaders from Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Namibia, Nigeria, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Vietnam will be mentored by participants of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit.

Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Leaders share their time, talent and expertise in business with the next generation of international women leaders. This year’s mentors include Ann S. Moore, Chairman and CEO, Time Inc.; Andrea Jung, Chairman and CEO of Avon Products; Molly Ashby, CEO of Solera Capital; Kathleen Vaughan, Executive Vice President, Wholesale Lending at Wells Fargo; Linda L. Addison, Partner-in-Charge, New York at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP; Kathleen Murphy, President, Personal Investing, at Fidelity; Meredith Whitney of Meredith Whitney Advisory Group; Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation; Mary Wittenberg, President and CEO of New York Roadrunners; and Barbara Goodstein, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Innovation Officer, AXA Equitable. Women in senior leadership positions at Exxon Mobil, Wal-Mart, KPMG, Accenture, Ernst & Young, DuPont, Goldman Sachs, and Skadden Arps are mentoring as well.

Read more about the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership.



Texas, USA
April 28, 2009

Regency in Texas writes:

Wow, I would like to be a part of that program. It sounds phenomenal.

California, USA
April 29, 2009

Wendy in California writes:

I think this is a wonderful project for both sides. I hope future events include extraordinary mentoring women from education, the sciences, and the arts, seeing as the faceted view of leadership must include dedication to all these strengths too.

Linda m.
Colorado, USA
April 29, 2009

Linda M. in Colorado writes:

This is a tremendous forum to reach out to new ideas and woman from around the globe. I applaud the organizers and Secretary Clinton.


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