Vice President Harris and former President Clinton will sit down for a personal conversation on Friday, as part of the 13th annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University, where they will discuss the effect of the pandemic on women.
The meeting, held in association with Howard University, Harris’s alma mater, will feature “A face-to-face conversation with President Clinton and Vice President Kamala harrisKamala Harris The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden: Back to the Future on Immigration, Afghanistan, Iran Future of the Republican Party? The Art, the Promise, and the Lesson of Politics Harris Pursues His Own Unique Path in the White House MORE on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and the empowerment of women and girls in the United States and around the world, ”according to a statement from the Clinton Foundation.
The conversation is scheduled to begin at 3:25 pm EDT.
The virtual meeting “will bring together 600 students from around the world who have pledged to act: new, specific and measurable initiatives that address pressing challenges,” the Clinton Foundation wrote.
The conference will explore topics on restoring faith in democracy, environmental justice, recovering from COVID-19 and creating systemic change, according to the Clinton Foundation.
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The event, which will take place Tuesday through Friday, is hosted by former President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Howard University.
The Clinton Global Initiative University, which launched in 2007, is a leadership development program run by the Clinton Foundation to “engage the next generation of leaders and is based on the belief that no one is too young to make a difference and create positive change in their communities, ”according to the statement from the Clinton Foundation.