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Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights

Welcome to this edition of the Council on Women and Girls weekly highlights. This week, President Obama emphasized the administration’s goal to win the future by visiting with innovators in business and the media. In keeping with his message of moving forward, the President also spoke on the situation in Egypt, stressing the importance of peaceful, democratic action as a force for change. Read below for more information on our activities. If you have friends or family who would like to join our Council on Women and Girls efforts, please have them click here


Watch President Obama Speak on the Situation in Egypt

This week preliminary results from the historic referendum in Sudan were released.  Watch West Wing Week: “Dispatches from Sudan”

President Obama speaks about the role of faith in his life and in society during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

At the Women’s Online Summit, President Obama spoke to a diverse group of 25 programming leaders who touch millions of women across the country

Read about the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge: Winning the Future by Out-Educating the World

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosted the annual meeting of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Read about President Obama’s initiatives to ensure that America wins the future of clean energy

See how members of President Obama’s economic team and leading entrepreneurs are launching Startup America

It’s Black History Month: Read about African Americans throughout the Administration who are contributing to President Obama’s vision

Watch the Weekly Address: Out-Innovating, Out-Educating & Out-Building Our Competitors

Monique Dorsainvil is a Staff Assistant in the Office of Public Engagement focusing on the Council for Women and Girls and LGBT Outreach