Actress Maria Bello Named to Haiti Advisory Council

The panel will help develop the nation's economy.

Maria Bello works with women in Haiti. (Google)

The Associated Press is reporting that actress Maria Bello has been named to a Haiti advisory council. The council, which includes Haitian President Michel Martelly, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammad Yunus, has been established to help the country develop its economy. The board is made up of more than 30 leaders from different walks of life.

Bello, who has worked in Haiti for the last three years, plans to focus on projects that help women and girls in Haiti as the country tries to recover from last year's earthquake.

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