SYLVIA ACEVEDO, CEO, Girl Scouts, was recognized in Corporate Responsibility Magazine as a finalists for its annual Excellence in Leadership Awards. Click here to read.
LINDSEY BOYLAN, Candidate for US Congress, NY-10, was featured in the New York Daily News for earning the highest fundraising 1st quarter for a progressive challenger in the United States. Click here to read.
ROHINI DEY, Ph.D., Founder, Owner, Vermilion Restaurants, has written two articles about Chicago tourism and financial literacy for women. Click here to read her article in Nation’s Restaurant News and click hear to read her other featured article in Crain’s Chicago Business.
PAULA DiPERNA, Special Advisor, Carbon Disclosure Project (CPD), testified before the US House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Click here to watch.
JANICE ELLIG, CEO, Ellig Group, was on the Engage Women Summit panel to discuss the impact of women in C-Suites & Corporate Boards. Click here to learn more.
GLORIA FELDT, Founder and President, Take The Lead Leadership Parity Movement, hosted the Take The Lead 5th Year Anniversary Silent Auction alongside Oscar nominated actress Kathleen Turner.
LOU HAMMOND, Chairman, Founder, Lou Hammond Group, has expanded her company into the Denver market which will be headed by industry veteran, Ivie Parker. The new office will be located in the downtown area. LHG Denver offers expertise in communications, marketing, media relations, advertising, digital and creative services for an array of industries including hospitality, tourism, real estate, healthcare, financial services, energy, tech, nonprofit and destination marketing.
ANNE-CLAIRE LEGENDRE, Consul General of France in New York, welcomed Forum members and Christies’ Managing Director Lydia Fenet to the French Consulate to discuss her new book, The Most Powerful Women in the Room is You. Click here to view photos from the event.
ANN SARNOFF, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros., was featured in Variety magazine. The article highlights her new role as Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. and how she’s paving the way as the first woman CEO in the studio’s 96-year history. Click here to read.
MARCY SYMS, Former Chairman & CEO, Syms Corporation, Chair of the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality, spoke at the Alice Paul ERA Advocacy Day alongside other ERA Coalition members. Together they reclaimed the day the deadline passed as a day of advocacy for continuing the movement to see it ratified. Marcy also participated in the Time for the Equal Rights Amendment at the Brennan Center of Law at NYU.
ALICIA SYRETT, Founder & CEO, Pantegrion Capital, appeared as a guest on the Heart Stock Radio Podcast, a business talk radio program focused on sustainable practices, to share advice for investors and founders. Her TED talk on “Why VCs and Angel Investors Say ‘No’ to Entrepreneurs” crossed 100,000 views globally. She also spoke at New York Energy Week‘s Disruptors Day Symposium.
LINDA A. WILLETT, President of the Women’s Forum of New York and SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, was featured on Sirius XM’s Career Mix with Torrin Ellis to discuss The Education Fund and gender parity on corporate boards. Click here to listen.
Thank you to all of the Women’s Forum of New York members who hosted us at the Herald Square Flagship store for our annual Macy’s Mid-Summer Reception
- PATTI ONGMAN, Chief Merchandising Officer, Macy’s
- SHAWN OUTLER, Chief Diversity Officer, Macy’s
- PAULA A. PRICE, Chief Financial Officer, Macy’s
John Jay College interviewed its students, who had been awarded the Women’s Forum Education Fund award this year. Click the links below to read about three of these students who were profiled.
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