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Yahoo!'s 4th Annual Business & Human Rights Summit in DC LIVE Webcast

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Leading female influencers come together to discuss technology and media as a means to create positive change</b></i> </p>

Friday, May 18, 2012

Yahoo!'s 4th Annual Business & Human Rights Summit in DC LIVE Webcast07:57 EDT Friday, May 18, 2012 (Business Wire) -- Yahoo!:       WHAT: Yahoo!'s 4th annual Business & Human Rights Summit will be webcast live today at 8:30 a.m. The Summit, hosted at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., will showcase the ways women are using technology and social media to influence policy, govern, engage and inspire voters, address social issues, and change the world. The Summit brings together a cross-section of leaders in technology, government, policy, not-for-profit and media, and first-time candidates for public office from across the U.S. for a series of panel discussions on a variety of topics, including media with a mission, government 2.0, social media and using technology and social media for social impact.   WHO: Author and journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon; MD of Global Voices Georgia Popplewell; New York Times Editor Jennifer Preston; Senior Political Editor of Yahoo! Shine Lylah Alphonse; Digital Democracy Founder Emily Jacobi; CEO Katie Orenstein and Inveneo CEO KristinPeterson. Full agenda available at   WHEN: Friday, May 18, 2012 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   LOG-ON: or   Press inquiries to /703-659-3699   Find Yahoo!'s Business and Human Rights Summit online at About Yahoo!'s Business and Human Rights Program: Yahoo! is committed to leading in the efforts to protect and promote free expression and privacy on the Internet. In May 2008, we launched the Yahoo! Business & Human Rights Program, the first of its kind in our industry. The BHRP integrates human rights issues into business decisions, and promotes innovative solutions to human rights challenges. For Yahoo!Press inquiriesMegan Pollock,