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Data2X  is a partnership Hillary launched  in July 2012 to identify gender data gaps and spur efforts to fill them.  Better gender data are needed to guide policies, set targets, and monitor progress for women and girls.  Today’s event brought together leading experts for a discussion on the vital role data plays in closing gender gaps, and how lack of data can inhibit progress for women and girls globally.

Hosted by Michael Bloomberg in New York, the event was a team effort sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies , the Clinton Foundation represented by Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, and the United Nations Foundation represented by President and CEO Kathy Calvin.

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Dec 09
2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Michael Bloomberg, and Kathy Calvin to Announce New Partnerships to Close Gender Data Gaps

New York, NY
Press Release

Data2X event to highlight efforts to improve information about girls and women globally

New York, NY — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, 108th Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg, United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton will bring together leading experts for a discussion on the vital role data plays in closing gender gaps, and how lack of data can inhibit progress for women and girls globally. The event will take place Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Bloomberg Philanthropies in New York City.

The event will highlight the work of Data2X – a partnership launched by Secretary Clinton in July 2012 to identify and spur efforts to fill gender data gaps – and unveil new partnerships to improve data collection and use for women and girls. Better gender data are needed to guide policies, set targets, and monitor progress for women and girls.

The event will feature keynote remarks from Michael R. Bloomberg and Secretary Clinton, as well as an expert panel moderated by Chelsea Clinton.

Who: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; 108th Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg; United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin; Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton

Ambassador-at-Large and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Deborah Birx; Vice President of Marketing Vision, Orange Telecom France, Nicolas de Cordes; U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom; Deputy Director General for Field Operations and Partnerships of the International Labor Organization Gilbert Houngbo; Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Challenge Corporation Dana Hyde; World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati; Director of U.N. Global Pulse Robert Kirkpatrick; Statistician-General of South Africa Pali Lehohla; United Nations’ Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning Amina Mohammed; Vice President and Board Member of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico Félix Vélez Fernández Varela

When: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. ET

Location: Bloomberg Philanthropies (25 East 78th Street | New York City)

To be livestreamed:  Watch the live webcast at www.youtube.com/bloombergdotorg.

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