Thursday, March 7, 2013

Aidmatrix Participates in CARE's National Conference & International Women's Day Celebration

Aidmatrix Vice President Melis Jones and Program Specialist Charlotte Medley are excited to be a part of the CARE National Conference & International Woman's Day Celebration this year in Washington D.C. And the time of posting, they are currently on Capital Hill to "lobby congress to voice their support for critical funding and programs to improve the lives of marginalized women and girls around the globe." More than 250 advocates of CARE are at the organization's annual conference and International Women's Day Celebration this week. 

"This year marks CARE's 11th annual conference, which draws in advocates from nearly every state, partner organizations, corporations and leaders in global development, media and politics to advocate for the crucial need for continued foreign assistance funding.  On Wednesday, advocates participated in a trainings sessions and workshops on topics such as media outreach and international development. The training equiped advocates as they head to Capitol Hill today for more than 175 meetings with members of Congress. They will be taking an active role in influencing U.S. policies that affect the world's most vulnerable populations."

Read the full press release from CARE

Melis Jones & Charlotte Medley at CARE NCC
Text in quotes courtesy of CARE

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