WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah C. Albert has been named Public Policy and Advocacy Director for the YWCA USA where she provides leadership and management of the organization's public policy work including legislative initiatives, research and policy analysis, and grassroots advocacy efforts. Previously, she served as Director of Public Outreach for the Global Health Council and as Executive Director of the General Federation of Women's Clubs
Ms. Albert serves as co-chair for the Working Group for the Ratification of The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and is a past-chair of the United Nations Association of the USA Council of Organizations. A Maryland native, Ms. Albert holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and a BA degree in law and political science from American University.
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The YWCA USA is a national not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to social service, advocacy, education, leadership development, and racial justice. Its mission is the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism. Established in the United States in 1858, the YWCA is the oldest and largest national women's organization, and celebrating its 150th anniversary. Through its nearly 300 affiliated local YWCAs and its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the YWCA serves 2.5 million women and girls each year. Globally, the YWCA USA is a member of World YWCA, which has affiliates in 122 countries that serve 25 million women and girls worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ywca.org. Contact: Nancy Loving, YWCA USA Communications Director, at 202-467-0801, cell 202-641-1845 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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