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Promoting women will boost economic potential of U.S., S.Korea – Yellen

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By Andrea Shalal SEOUL (Reuters) – Boosting women’s participation in the workforce and giving them more leadership opportunities would boost the economic potential of South Korea and the United States, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told a group of women entrepreneurs in Seoul. Women represented a “huge untapped resource” for both the United States and South Korea, Yellen, the first woman to head the U.S. Treasury, told the women in remarks prepared for delivery during a lunch at a vegan restaurant in Seoul. The comments come as the Biden administration is fighting to salvage key parts o…

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