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September 25, 2006 - Press Release
Helen Keller International announces commitment to Clinton Global Initiative.

New York – Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller International, participated in the second annual meeting for the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) last week in New York City. Conceived of by former President Bill Clinton, CGI brings together a diverse group of global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Current and former heads-of-state, CEOs, media representatives, religious leaders, philanthropists, and NGO and foundation executives convene at a non-partisan conference designed to produce actionable goals and objectives. Participants this year included Kofi Annan, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Hamid Karzai, Rupert Murdoch, Pervez Musharraf, Terry Semel, Desmond Tutu, and Muhammad Yunus.

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