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Ambassador has a Special Message for High School

April 15, 2010

Kathleen Stephens, the U.S. Ambassador to Korea, gave a special lecture at Seolwol Girls’ High School in Gwangju yesterday – after a special request by one of the students.  In her speech to the students, Stephens stressed the importance of education and empowering women in society.

“Investing in women who have high potential is one of the definite ways to achieve social development,” Stephens said. “I’m impressed at what Korean women have achieved so far in higher education compared to the time when I first came to Korea, back in the 1970s.

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