U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral Comes to Mount Holyoke Saturday, November 5

Treasury Department and White House officials come together with college students to have a nonpartisan women's panel discussion on "How Social Security Reform Affects Women"

For Immediate Release
November 2, 2005

Contact: Jo Jensen

South Hadley, MA--he Honorable Anna Escobedo Cabral, United States Treasurer, along with Lea Abdnor, past member of the President's Commission on Social Security, will join officials from the White House and student leaders at Mount Holyoke College as speakers for a women's panel on "How Social Security Reform Affects Women." The nonpartisan panel discussion will take place this Saturday, November 5 at 2 pm in Hooker auditorium at Mount Holyoke College. It will focus on how Social Security reform and personal retirement accounts empower working women, women of color, and college-aged women.

The panelists include the Honorable Anna Escobedo Cabral, Treasurer of the United States; Lea Abnor, past member of the President's Commission on Social Security; Ursula Williams from the White House Office of Public Liaison; Students for Saving Social Security's Press Secretary Erin Robert, a senior at the College of the Holy Cross; and S4 Education Deputy Director Natalie Vernon, a sophomore at Smith College. The panel's moderator is Mount Holyoke College junior Jo Jensen, S4's Chief of Staff and Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans.

The women's panel is sponsored by Students for Saving Social Security (S4), a non-partisan student group on over 250 campuses across the nation, in conjunction with the Conservative Women's Caucus of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans and the S4 chapters from Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and Wellesley College, to educate college women on the importance and benefits of Social Security reform.

The event is free, open to the public and accessible to all.

For more information about the panel, visit: http://www.secureourfuture.org/ Secure Our Future.