The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the modern state of Israel began last night at sundown.
Ivanka Trump, Senior Advisor to the President, along with President and CEO Ray W. Washburne of OPIC and Acting Secretary Sullivan announced the launch of 2X Americas Women’s Initiative at the 8th Summit of the Americas. The new program which has dedicated $150 million dollars and the mobilization of $500 million to empower women in Latin America.
In a panel, Senior Advisor Trump, Mr. Washburne, and Secretary Sullivan explained that 2X Americas Women’s Initiative will depend on the collaboration of the public and private sectors to improve women’s participation in the economy of Latin America. The program evidences the administration’s dedication to policy and programs which empower and advance women’s participation in the economy.