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From Celebration to Action for Women and Girls

03/08/2013 01:00 pm ET | Updated May 08, 2013

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On this International Women's Day, I am optimistic about the future for women and girls. One reason is that no matter where I go, I see them demanding information and opportunities that are key to improving the lives of their families and will ultimately contribute to the economic and social development of entire societies. I'm also optimistic because whenever I share their stories, people ask me, "What can I do to help?"

That's why I'm proud to announce the launch of my team page on Catapult.org, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to supporting women and girls, for this year's International Women's Day. I identified these three great projects from GirlUp, Breakthrough, and Jacaranda Health and hope you can join Catapult to help fund them. Our foundation will match every dollar donated to these projects. Together, we can help women and girls determine their own future, no matter where they're from.

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