CBi China Bridge in dialogue with the US Consulate about Women’s Issues


Cathy Huang participated in Women’s Issues Roundtable with U.S. Ambassador Melanne Verveer for Global Women’s Issues last Monday. Ambassador Verveer invited the attendees to a stimulating discussion about women’s issues in China. At the US Consulate leading women in Shanghai gathered to discuss topics covering women’s issues in the business world, development of NGOs and social services, and the connection between business and serving our society.

More about Ambassador Verveer

In her capacity as director of the Department of State’s new office on Global Women’s Issues, Ambassador Verveer coordinates foreign policy issues and activities relating to the political, economic and social advancement of women around the world. She mobilizes concrete support for women’s rights and political and economic empowerment through initiatives and programs designed to increase women’s and girls’ access to education and health care, to combat violence against women and girls in all its forms, and to ensure that women's rights are fully integrated with human rights in the development of U.S. foreign policy. Click here for Ambassador Verveer’s full biography. 

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