• Achieving Gender Equality in our Lifetimes: A Bold Vision for Advancing the Status of Women

    May 20
    May 20

    Achieving Gender Equality in our Lifetimes: A Bold Vision for Advancing the Status of Women

    A discussion of women’s leadership & engagement, and work family issues, culminating IWPR’s Status of Women in the States: 2015 series.

    See below for video and powerpoint presentations from the May 20, 2015 event:

    1:30 pm |  Welcome: Holly Fechner, Chair of IWPR Board of Directors; Partner, Covington & Burling

    1:35 pm | Remarks from Heidi Shierholz, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Labor

    1:45 pm | Video: “Changing the Conversation on Women’s Status”

    1:50 pm |  Key Findings from the Status of Women in the States, 2015
    Barbara Gault, Ph.D., Vice President and Executive Director, Institute for Women’s Policy Research
    Key Findings on Status of Women (powerpoint)

    2:00 pm |  Panel 1: Women’s Leadership and Political Representation: How do we achieve parity?

    Moderator: Avis Jones-DeWeever, Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women


    Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District

    Sue Carroll, Senior Scholar, the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP),
    and Professor of Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University

    Wendy Naugle, Executive Editor, Glamour Magazine

    3:00 pm |  Remarks: “Lifting Up Women Who Work and Women Who Lead”
    Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers

    3:15 pm |  Panel 2: Work and Family:  Are we reaching the tipping point?

    Moderator: Kavitha Cardoza, Special Correspondent, WAMU


    Ariane Hegewisch, Study Director, IWPR
    New Index on Work and Family (powerpoint)

    Ai-jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and
    Co-director of the Caring Across Generations campaign

    Barbara Krumsiek, Former CEO, Calvert Investments

    Adriana Kugler, Ph.D., Vice-Provost for Faculty and
    Professor the McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

    4:15 pm | Closing Remarks
    Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., President, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

    4:30-5:30pm | Reception, Remarks from Congresswoman
    Debbie Dingell, Michigan’s 12th Congressional District,
    Introduction by Martha Darling, member, IWPR Board of Directors

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