Renée S. Acosta to Speak at the Fourth Annual Women & Leadership Event Hosted by Anne Arundel Women Giving Together

Alexandria, VA (March 2, 2011) - Global Impact President and CEO Renée S. Acosta will discuss critical challenges facing women and children globally, along with potential solutions, at Anne Arundel Women Giving Together's (AAWGT) fourth annual Women & Leadership event March 9, 2011.

As the world marks International Women's Day on March 8, the women who make up the AAWGT giving circle will use their March 9 event to bring awareness to the challenges and accomplishments of women and children internationally, while also drawing connections to the challenges confronting many women in local communities of the U.S. The theme of the event is "Connecting to the Global Community: Lessons from Abroad."

As an international giving expert and long-time philanthropist, Ms. Acosta will speak on a variety of topics including her personal experiences working in international development and successful strategies for meeting the needs of women and children worldwide. Ms. Acosta will also share grantmaking best practices that positively impact communities in need.

The event will be held at the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Health Sciences Pavilion in Annapolis, MD. Register for the event and visit the AAWGT website for more information.

About Global Impact

Global Impact raises funds to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world. The organization funds more than 70 U.S.-based international charities through innovative partnerships and employee giving programs, and provides solutions to meet the unique giving needs of organizations and donors. In addition, Global Impact distributes charitable donations for some of America’s top corporations and administers one of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns, the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.5 billion to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people.

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