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**UPDATED** Treasury To Host Global Women In Finance Symposium

 
 
TREASURY TO HOST GLOBAL WOMEN IN FINANCE SYMPOSIUM
 
**Updated event agenda provided below**
   
WASHINGTON – TOMORROW at 8:00 AM, May 1, the U.S. Department of the Treasury will convene a Global Women in Finance Symposium focusing on opportunities for investment and innovation in the economic recovery.  The Symposium will be the Obama Administration’s fourth Women in Finance Symposium since 2010.  The event will bring together women who are senior Administration officials, private sector leaders, and international development organizations representatives for a series of keynotes and panel discussions.  Thursday’s symposium will include conversations on how financial institutions weathered the storm of the financial crisis, the creative methods utilized to recover and encourage future growth, and efforts to foster job creation through global business investment, workforce training, and technology.
 
WHO:     
       
Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett
Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics Caroline Atkinson
Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin
Nemat Shafik, Special Advisor to the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Treasury Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller
Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development Marisa Lago
Ruth Porat, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Morgan Stanley
Ann Lamont, Managing Partner, Oak Investment Partners
Karen Peetz, President, BNY Mellon
Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Diana Farrell, Director and Global Head of McKinsey Center for Government, McKinsey & Company
Rachel Kyte, Group Vice President and Special Envoy, World Bank
 
WHAT:          
 
Global Women in Finance Symposium
 
WHEN:         
 
TOMORROW, May 1, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
 
WHERE:       
 
Cash Room
U.S. Treasury Department     
1500 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20220
 
 
AGENDA:
 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM  
           
OPENING:   Global Economic Policy and the Path to Financial Stability
Policy areas focused on tools implemented during the global financial crisis and
new/proposed tools to sustain economic stability and recovery:
 
WELCOMING REMARKS
Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett
 
OPENING REMARKS
Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew
 
KEYNOTE REMARKS
Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for
International Economics Caroline Atkinson
Nemat Shafik, Special Advisor to the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
 
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM    
 
SESSION 1:     Global Investment and Innovation           
How financial institutions weathered the storm of the financial crisis and the creative
methods utilized to recover and encourage future growth:
 
Moderator: Julianna Goldman, White House Correspondent, Bloomberg
News/Bloomberg TV
 
Participants
Treasury Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller
Ruth Porat, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Morgan Stanley   
Ann Lamont, Managing Partner, Oak Investment Partners
Karen Peetz, President, BNY Mellon
 
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM     Break
 
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM         
 
SESSION 2:     Economic Development in the Global Recovery
Job creation through global business investment, expansion, retention, and attraction:
 
Moderator: Sara Eisen, Correspondent, CNBC
 
Participants
 
Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development Marisa Lago
Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Diana Farrell, Director and Global Head of McKinsey Center for Government, McKinsey &Company
Rachel Kyte, Group Vice President and Special Envoy, World Bank
 
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM    
 
Discussion with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
Moderator: Sara Eisen, Correspondent, CNBC
 
12:00 PM    
 
CLOSING REMARKS
Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin
 
All discussions are open press but space is limited and is first come, first serve. 
 
The deadline to RSVP has passed. For additional information, please contact Sarah Logan at Sarah.Logan@Treasury.gov. 
 
Press with camera equipment should arrive at the Alexander Hamilton entrance (15th Street and Alexander Hamilton Place) by 6:30 a.m. to allow time for equipment sweeps.  All other press must arrive at the North entrance (15th Street and New York Avenue) no later than 7:30 a.m. and proceed to the Cash Room.  No vehicles will be permitted onto Treasury grounds; equipment must be carried in.
 
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