Welcome to this edition of the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights. This week, the President delivered an address that outlines how the United States will respond to the revolutionary acts in the Middle East and North Africa, and stressed the importance of women’s empowerment for achieving human rights in the region. In addition, The First Lady delivered the commencement address to the 2011 graduating class of Spelman College and commended them for their efforts to change the world.
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Monique Dorsainvil is a Staff Assistant in the Office of Public Engagement focusing on the Council on Women and Girls and LGBT Outreach