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Clinton kicks off Women's World Cup Initiative

Hillary Clinton kicks off WWC initiative

Originally Published: June 7, 2011
By Abigail Lorge

For those who are passionate about elevating underserved girls and women around the globe through sports, it helps to have friends in high places. And at a State Department event on Monday morning, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the top-ranking official in President Barack Obama's cabinet and a woman of enormous influence, showed she is such a friend.

In a nine-minute speech the official purpose of which was to launch the Women's World Cup Initiative, a program designed ...

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