Women Leaders Transforming America

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

 

The National Council for Research on Women and Dēmos

hosted a candid conversation about

Women Leaders Transforming America

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

12:00 – 2:00 pm

Location: Dēmos 220 Fifth Avenue (26th - 27th Streets, NYC)

The presence of women as key candidates in the 2008 election, along with the growing number of women running major corporations and universities, has put the issue of women’s leadership front and center in American media and around the kitchen table.We hosted a panel discussion with distinguished women leaders addressing the difference women’s leadership can make to the future of business, politics, and the well-being of our country.

Welcome: Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women; Panelists: Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, New Amsterdam Partners; Linda Tarr-Whelan, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos; Deborah Walsh, Director, Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University; Moderated by: Ana Duarte McCarthy, Chief Diversity Officer, Citi