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Michelle Obama Excited by World Bank 2.5 Billion Pledge for Girl's Education
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced plans to invest $2.5 billion over 5 years in education projects that directly benefits adolescent girls, whose empowerment is a World Bank Group focus. The announcement in Washington was followed by a call from First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, for urgent action in support of adolescent girls. This media is free for use in editorial broadcast, webcast, print, online & radio reports. © World Bank Group
United States First Lady Michelle Obama leads a call to action in support of educating and empowering adolescent girls at this special event with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and key policymakers from around the world. Tune in to find out why helping adolescent girls reach their potential is one of the smartest investments any country can make.
Washington D.C. 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 15:00 (GMT)
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