Family Planning and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ensuring U.S. Leadership

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Vivian Lowery Derryck
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Bridges Institute
George E. Rupp
President, International Rescue Committee
Major General William L. Nash
U.S. Army (Ret.)
Ellen Chesler
Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
Elizabeth Leahy Madsen
Senior Research Associate,, Population Action International
Isobel Coleman
Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy; Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; and Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations

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