Ivanka Trump to attend women’s economic summit in Berlin

By , on March 26, 2017


Ivanka Trump plans to attend the women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, called the W20 summit. It meets in Berlin in late April.  (Photo: Ivanka Trump/ Facebook)
Ivanka Trump plans to attend the women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, called the W20 summit. It meets in Berlin in late April. (Photo: Ivanka Trump/ Facebook)

WASHINGTON –Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women.

A senior administration official says the first daughter was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during Merkel’s recent White House visit.

Ivanka Trump plans to attend the women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, called the W20 summit. It meets in Berlin in late April.

The official wasn’t authorized to discuss details of the trip by name and requested anonymity.

Merkel and Ivanka Trump spent time together when Merkel visited the White House to meet with President Donald Trump. At the request of German officials, the first daughter helped arrange a meeting between American and German business leaders to discuss vocational training.