TIFFANY DUFU, Former Chief Leadership Officer, Levo League, has launched a new peer coaching service for women looking to accelerate their personal and professional growth. It’s called The Cru, because every woman needs one. The response has been enormous with applications from 26 states across the U.S. If you know a woman who is interested, tell them to mention you and the Women’s Forum when they apply. Also, Tiffany’s bestselling book, Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less, is now out in paperback. According to foreword contributor, Gloria Steinem, Drop the Ball is “important, path-breaking, intimate and brave.”
JANICE ELLIG, CEO, The Ellig Group, was a featured speaker for Jeffrey Sonnefeld’s Yale School of Business course, “Corporate Governance: New Challenges & Old Duties.” She will also speak at an upcoming luncheon for the first day of their Women on Boards Event.
GLORIA FELDT, Founder & President, Take the Lead Leadership Parity Movement, is excited to share that Take The Lead’s signature 50 Women Can Change the World program will be available in NY for 5o emerging high potential leaders in the financial industry starting November 2. She would encourage Forum members to nominate women they think would benefit from this program that gives women incredible career breakthroughs. The program will address other industries at upcoming dates, a list of which can be found HERE. Gloria would also like to invite any member who cannot attend the Forum theater event for “Gloria: a Life,” to join Take The Lead on December 15 for the matinee performance, also one where Gloria Steinem will lead the discussion, plus additional perks! Please let her or Susie Greenwood know if you are interested and they will be in touch.
ANNETTE GREEN, President Emeritus, The Fragrance Foundation, recently published her business memoir, “Spritzing to Success with the Woman Who Brought An Industry to its Senses.” Women’s Wear Daily wrote, “Spritzing to Success” shows how the Industry veteran navigated through social and cultural changes in the early 60s to help develop fragrance into a multimillion-dollar industry.
ANN SPUNGEN, VA Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director, Spinal Cord Injuries, is pleased to share that four of her exoskeleton users were participants in the New Balance 5th Ave. Mile organized by the New York Road Runners. Peter Schreiner, son of Forum member MARY KATE WOLD was one of them and even won the Bionic athlete’s race!
ALICIA SYRETT, Founder & CEO – Pantegrion Capital, was interviewed by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)‘s Chief Programming Officer in a Fireside Chat on “Shifting Stakeholder Expectations and the Role of the Board” at the NACD’s MasterClass conference in Newport Beach, CA. Her TEDx talk on “Why Investors Say No” was released and can be seen here. She also spoke on a Venture Capital Panel for the Amazon Web Services University Accelerator.
LINDA ZANGO-HALEY, Principal, The Haley Group LLC, would like to invite members to attend a breakfast discussion panel on protecting voter rights, Tuesday, October 9th, 8-10am. The public policy series, Marxe Issues, is part of the Baruch College School of Public and International Affairs. Those interested in learning more or attending, click HERE.