Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump joined U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green on Monday to announce additional funds for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative.
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She paired the matching silk shirt and skirt set with black suede heels.
At the event, Ivanka announce an additional $50 million for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. The W-GDP, established by President Trump in February, the initiative aims to help advance economic empowerment for 50 million women in the developing world by 2025.
“W-GDP is the first-ever whole of government approach to women’s economic empowerment. Today’s new announcements reflect how W-GDP is prioritizing partnering with the private sector and driving collaboration for major impact! Together we will reach our goal of empowering 50 million women by 2025,’ she told FOX Business.
Ivanka announced eight awards totaling roughly $11 million with the awards will impact more than 17 countries.
“WGDP, generally speaking, was the first-ever all-of-government approach to women’s economic empowerment in the developing world,” Ivanka said at the event. “We set some ambitious goals and we attached rigorous metrics for success to those goals. So 50 million woman by 2025 through one of three pillars. So we are making a lot of exciting changes, especially considering that we are in the first year of this initiative and we look forward to really growing on this foundation.”
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