Thursday, March 11, 2010

The US Council on Women and Girls

The US Council of Women & Girls is chaired by Valerie Jarrett
and Tina Tchen serves as the Executive Director. The US Council on Women and Girls

On March 11, 2009, President Obama signed an Executive Order creating the White House Council on Women and Girls. In his remarks at the signing, the President underscored that the purpose of the Council is "to ensure that each of the agencies in which they're charged takes into account the needs of women and girls in the policies they draft, the programs they create, the legislation they support" and that the true purpose of our government is "to ensure that in America, all things are still possible for all people."

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