PENNY ABEYWARDENA, Commissioner for International Affairs, New York City, recently wrote an op-ed for the Gotham Gazette about the value of New York City hosting the United Nations General Assembly and what it really means to New Yorkers. Click here to read.
LAUREN C. ANDERSON, International Consultant, Fellow, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, former FBI Executive, was featured on the Women’s Forum of New York “Security Threats Facing America Today” panel. She was also recently appointed to the role of liaison for the IWF Leadership Foundation Fellows Alumnae and the Women’s Forum of New York.
MYRA BIBLOWIT, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, organization will host the Symposium and Awards Luncheon at the New York Hilton. This annual event showcases BCRF-funded investigators from around their globe who are focused on ending breast cancer through their trailblazing scientific research. Click here to learn more.
ROHINI DEY, Ph.D, Owner, Vermilion Restaurants, was featured on the Beard Foundation’s latest webinar series on women’s leadership in the culinary industry. Click here to watch.
HEATHER DIETRICK, CEO, The Daily Beast, participated in a fireside chat with Tracey Riese, Managing Director of Golden Seeds to discuss the culture of radical transparency. Forum members Loretta McCarthy is the Managing Partner of Golden Seeds and fellow member Kathryn Swintek is the Managing Director & Partner at the organization. Click here to read.
PAULA DiPERNA, Consultant, Special Advisor, Carbon Disclosure Project; former President, Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) Internat’l and Joyce Foundation, was featured on the Brian Lehrer show on WNYC to discuss the Climate Change Forum with Democratic Presidential candidates. Click here to listen.
TIFFANY DUFU, Founder and CEO, The Cru, raised $1 Million for her company and she shares how she did it in her latest blog post. Click here to read.
MARYELLEN ELIA, Commissioner of Education and President, University of the State of New York, was appointed as a senior fellow at the International Center for Leadership in Education, a consulting company known for its research and high-impact school transformations. Click here to read.
BARBARA FRIEDMAN, Consultant for Career Development and Industry Relations, LIM College, interviewed Dr. Anne Moses, President of IGNITE at the Women’s Forum New York event titled “Cultivating Political Ambition in the Next Generation of Women.” IGNITE is the largest non-partisan organization dedicated to young women owning their political power.
ANNETTE GREEN, President Emeritus, The Fragrance Foundation, will be doing a presentation and book signing at the Westhampton Library on October 12. Click here to learn more. She will also be appearing at the National Arts Club in NYC with esteemed perfumer, Frank Voelkl from Firmenich on October 23. Click here to learn more.
SHEILA JOHNSON, Founder and CEO, Salamander Hotels & Resorts, was listed on Worth.com as one of the 21 Most Powerful Women in the Business of Sports. Click here to read.
RIKKI KLIEMAN, Attorney and News Legal Analyst, CBS, moderated the Women’s Forum of New York “Security Threats Facing America Today” panel.
SALLIE KRAWCHECK, CEO & Co-founder, Ellevest, testified on the gender wealth gap to the House of Financial Services Committee’s subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion. Click here to read. Sallie was also on Inc.’s second annual Female Founders 100 list. Click here to read.
ELLEN SILLS-LEVY, Founder & Client Insights Director, ESL Insights, was elected President of the Market Research Council (MRC) for 2019-2020. MRC is a 92 year old New York peer group association of influential and accomplished market researchers, insights practitioners ad data scientists.
LISA O. MONACO, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security; Partner, O’Melveny & Myers and former White House Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism Adviser, NYU School of Law, was featured on the Women’s Forum of New York “Security Threats Facing America Today” panel.
BARBARA MARCUS, President and Publisher, Random House Children’s Books, was featured on the Wall Street Journal podcast Secrets of Wealthy Women which highlights successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts. Click here to listen.
DEANNA MULLIGAN, CEO, Guardian Life, was featured as one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women. Click here to read.
LIZ NEUMARK, CEO, Great Performances, was featured on NYC Media’s Her Big Idea which features inspiring profiles of NYC women entrepreneurs, who’ve transformed a simple concept into a thriving business in NYC. Click here to watch.
DEE POKU, Founder and CEO, WIE Network, was featured on Rebecca Minkoff’s Superwomen podcast discussing her life, work, getting ahead and the importance of having a power posse of women to support you. Click here to listen.
MARCY SYMS, Former Chairman and CEO, SYMS Corporation, was interviewed by online magazine Agenda, a boardroom resource platform. Click here to read.
ALICIA SYRETT, Founder & CEO, Pantegrion Capital, launched the application process for her latest Point 25 Initiative (including fellow Women’s Forum member ANNE WALKER). Point 25 matches the most promising women-led startups with amazing C-level Advisors for their Advisory Boards. The ‘Point 25’ name comes from the equity incentive of 0.25% that an advisor often receives when joining a startup’s advisory board. This is also an effort to facilitate advisory board roles for prominent leaders who wish to give back to the startup ecosystem. The fall series will be held on November 5, 7, 12, and 14 in NYC.
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