Africa Trip: Dr. Jill Biden, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, And Ambassador Catherine Russell

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Dr. Jill Biden heads to Zambia, DR Congo and Sierra Leone

 

Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone from June 30 – July 7, 2014. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Catherine Russell, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, will also travel with Dr. Biden.

During their travel, Dr. Biden, Administrator Shah, and Ambassador Russell will highlight how girls’ education and women’s participation in government, the economy, and civil society can accelerate economic development, improve health and educational outcomes, strengthen democratic governance, and foster peace and security. These themes will also be woven throughout the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. in early August. 

Additional details about the trip are forthcoming. 

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