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Texas Conference for Women

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Join Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, America Ferrera, Rose Mapendo, Cindy McCain, and Lisa Niemi Swayze for the Texas Conference for Women (at the George R. Brown Convention Center). Hosted by Texas First Lady Anita Perry, it will feature keynote panels as well as a small business boot camp for women entrepreneurs. To receive a special NCRW discount, click the pdf below.


Pennsylvania Conference for Women

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Join Gloria Steinerm, America Ferrera, Martha Beck, Marion Jones, and Dr. Helene Gayle for the 8th Annual Pennsylvania Women's Conference that will be held at the Philadelphia Convention Center on Tuesday, October 25th. It will offer keynote panels on topical interests as well as a Small Business Boot Camp for women entrepreneurs. Download the pdf below for a special NCRW discount. For more information click here.


Pathways to (Non) Profit

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Join the NCRW Emerging Leaders Network and the Girl Scouts of the USA



Pathways to (Non) Profit

A panel event featuring nonprofit leaders and young women on the nonprofit track

Girl Scouts of the USA, 420 5th Avenue, on the corner of 37th Street
Thursday, June 23, 2011
6:30pm to 8:30pm EDT followed by a reception


A Promising Economic Strategy: More Women in Leadership Positions


Date: June 13, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
220 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York NY 10001


Join Demos, the National Council for Research on Women, The White House Project, New York Women's Agenda, and NOW-NYC to discuss strategies for advancing women into leadership positions. Panelists will examine how and why the US is lagging behind other countries, what strategies can make a difference, and why and how some international and business groups are pressing for change.
Linda Tarr-Whelan - Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos

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