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You’re Invited to the Launch of the U.S. WASH-in-Schools Initiative
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The National Geographic Society Grosvenor Auditorium
1600 M Street NW
8:30am Doors open
9:00 – 11:00am Program and videos
11:00 – 11:30am Coffee and tea
Media interview opportunities will be available from 11:00am – 11:30am
*We encourage parents to bring their children to this event.
Please join Water Advocates and a growing list of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), foundations, corporations, and schools to launch the U.S. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools Initiative—an effort to help the 50% of schools in the developing world that lack access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene education.
The morning’s events will feature videos of schoolchildren in the developing world as well as comments from Gil Grosvenor, Chairman, Board of Trustees, National Geographic Society; Ambassador Hattie Babbitt; Carol Bellamy, President and CEO, World Learning and UNICEF Executive Director from [masked]; Dr. Peter Gleick, President and Co-founder Pacific Institute; Gil Garcetti, Photographer of "Water is Key: A Better Future for Africa;" and Alexandra Cousteau, co-founder Earth Echo International.
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To attend the event, please RSVP to Katie Delisio at [address removed]
For a map to the event: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorer/map.html
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