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The White House Council on Women and Girls' Friday Highlights

Checkout some of the exciting work the Obama Administration did this week.

Welcome to this week’s edition of CWG’s Friday Highlights – this week we’ve been involved with a range of activities from a conference call with Dr. Jill Biden for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to an Ohio Women’s call to a webchat on adoption. You can read about our activities below and remember, if you have friends or family that would like to join our efforts, please have them contact us at   

 Friday Highlights – 10/15/2010

President Obamaappointed an Advisory Committee on Financial Capability this week.

Dr. Jill Biden blogs on her chat on Breast Cancer Month.

The White House was lit pink Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Watch Tina Tchen's, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls, adoption webchat at HHS.

Wenchi Yu, Policy Advisor for the Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues at the U.S. Department of State, announces the launch of mWomen, a program that supports increasing women’s access to mobile technologies through public -private partnerships.

Carolyn Shanoff, Associate Director of Consumer and Business Education at the Federal Trade Commission, provides you with the Net Cetera Community Outreach Toolkit, an great resourse about how to keep children safe online.

Watch as Elizabeth Warren discusses the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

Esta Soler, President of the Family Violence Prevention Fund, blogs on the role that husbands, fathers and sons can play in ending domestic violence.

Rebecca Spyke Keiser, Associate Deputy Administrator for Policy Integration at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, blogs on the Girl Scouts of America’s science festival with the the California Institute of Technology and NASA.

Jenny Kaplan, Deputy Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, blogs on the CWG’s Ohio Women’s Call. 

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