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[liberationtech] Leading Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez on the Challenges of Women in Leadership

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Mon Oct 28 18:05:56 PDT 2013

From: Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro <salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at>
Leading Cuban Blogger
Yoani Sanchez
will participate in a Googe+ Hangout on Challenges for Women Leaders. This
session will also include US Assistant Secretary of State for Western
Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29.
[Washington DC time]

The Hangout will feature leading Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, who achieved
international fame and has received multiple awards for her thoughtfully
perceptive portrayals of life in Cuba.

During the Hangout, Assistant Secretary Jacobson and Yoani Sanchez will
respond to questions submitted via Twitter from Cuban-American youth, and
discuss life lessons pertaining to women’s aspirations. The live event in
Spanish will be coordinated with Google and *Raices de Esperanza.*

Assistant Secretary Jacobson's participation in this event represents the
Department of State’s ongoing efforts to promote leadership and
professional development of women, and to strengthen independent civil

The Hangout can be viewed live at the U.S. Department of State’s
 and YouTube <> channel. For more
information, follow @USAenEspanol on Twitter, using the hashtag #MujerLider.

Official media note which is available in
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