Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Welcome CGI readers!

The Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting is happening right now in New York.

Standard Chartered’s Group CEO, Peter Sands, is going to be participating at the ‘Sports as a tool for social good’ session tomorrow! You can watch it live on CGI's webcast at 3:45-5:00pm US time- channel 2! The other participants in this session are:
· Astrid Aafjes, Founder and President of Women Win
· Tony Blair, Founder of The Tony Blair Sports Foundation and also former Prime Minister for the UK and Northern Ireland
· Luis Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank
· Dikembe Mutombo, Chairman and President of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, Inc.
· Robin Roberts, Co-anchor of ABC News and Good Morning America

If you’re new to the site, welcome!
Our programme empowers girls through sport and life skills education in India, Nigeria, Jordan and China. Learn more about Goal.
We also give daily updates on Goal as well as global news on women and girls empowerment through our twitter page @GoalGirlsGlobal.

Jyoti: “These days, what boys can do, girls can do the same.”
We have been filming video diaries of the girls in India which were filmed over a year to hear directly from them how their lives have changed. Meet 14 year old Jyoti, and watch the direct changes that Goal made to the lives of her and her family.

View more of our video diaries on our YouTube channel.

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