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Oct 16, 2008

MWC's Eppstein Serving as Corporate Ambassador to Kuwait

 

Christine Eppstein, Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at McGuireWoods Consulting, has been invited to Kuwait as a Corporate Ambassador, through Vital Voices. In mid-November, Christine will participate in a Kuwaiti business conference focused on the use of Corporate Social Responsibility and stakeholder engagement to manage reputation risk. In addition to her role as a plenary speaker on Emerging Risks, Leadership and Risk Management, Christine will also lead a workshop on CSR, training successful Kuwaiti business leaders on how to integrate CSR and sustainability in their strategic plans and operations. 
 
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Business Intelligence Middle East
November 25, 2008
 
The Vital Voices Democracy Initiative was established in 1997 by then-First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations, the World Bank, the Nordic Council of Ministers, the European Union and other governments. In June 2000, Vital Voices Global Partnership became a nonprofit non-governmental organization, with Sen. Clinton and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison as honorary co-chairs. The Corporate Ambassadors Program is a new strategy designed to develop and strengthen entrepreneurship overseas by connecting high-level female executives from the United States with business leaders from other countries, in order to share knowledge, insights and skills on general business issues, as well as those specific to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
 
This project was funded, in part, through the Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) under Cooperative Agreement number S-NEAPI-07-CA-250. The opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of State. MEPI is a Presidential initiative founded to support economic, political, and educational reform efforts in the Middle East and expand opportunity for all people of the region, especially women and youth. More information about MEPI can be found at: www.mepi.state.gov.