Ivanka Trump to Advocate Women’s Economic Empowerment–in Peru

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First daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump will head to Lima, Peru this week to participate in a summit on women’s economic empowerment.

Trump will visit the country with her husband and fellow White House adviser, Jared Kushner.

In a call with the media, Trump announced the beginning of a new initiative by President Trump’s administration to promote women’s empowerment in Peru.

Trump said:

While in Peru, I’m excited to announce a new initiative to propel women’s economic empowerment in the region. Furthermore, to underline the joint collaboration between the U.S. and Peru, both in the public and private sectors, I will participate in two site visits: one to the Lima Stock Exchange to meet with women corporate leaders and entrepreneurs, and one to EcoInca, and innovative, woman-owned business that makes quality, organic products from the rural regions of Peru.

Trump’s projects during her time in the White House have centered around female empowerment in the workforce and promoting the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields for young Americans.

Though she has led efforts to encourage more American young adults to get degrees in the STEM fields, she has not addressed the issue of corporations importing foreign workers to take those U.S. STEM jobs.

Ivanka, instead, has cozied up to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, who remains one of the single largest outsourcers of high-paying, white-collar American jobs, as Breitbart News previously reported.

In 2013, the number of jobs in India for IBM surpassed the number of IBM jobs in the U.S., with Rometty laying off thousands of U.S. workers to send their jobs overseas.

In India, the average IBM salary is roughly $17,000 a year. In the U.S., the average IBM salary comes in at $100,000 for senior IT specialists.

Aside from outsourcing, Rometty also is one of the top importers of foreign workers to replace American workers. Between 2014 and 2016 alone, Rometty attempted to import nearly 25,000 foreign workers.

Foreign-born workers in Silicon Valley, the tech capital of the U.S., now outnumber native-born Americans in coveted high-paying, high-skilled, white-collar jobs, Breitbart News revealed.

More than 70 percent of tech workers in Silicon Valley are foreign-born, while the tech industry in the San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward area is made up of 50 percent foreign-born tech workers.

John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter at @JxhnBinder


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