Event Title

BREAK OUT SESSION - Leveraging Philanthropy for Policy Action

Start Date

11-7-2014 2:50 PM

End Date

11-7-2014 3:50 PM

Description

For over 25 years, Women's Funds have contributed to the advancement of women and girls through commissioning Status of Women reports, documenting women’s needs, organizing women’s political action and winning policies that enhance women’s economic security. Join leaders from Women’s Funds across New England and engage in a facilitated conversation about the critical role philanthropy has in leveraging policy action.

Moderator: Marcia Coné, Marcia Coné Consulting and Women’s Fund of Rhode Island

Panelists:

Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, CEO, Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts

Arianne Corrente, Vice Chair of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island Board and Policy Chair

Marianne Jones, Executive Director, Women's Fund of New Hampshire

Kate Murray, NH Women’s Foundation

Cynthia Nimmo, Interim CEO, Women's Funding Network

Suzanne B. Peters, The Fund for Women and Girls/ Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO, Maine Women's Fund

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Organized by Marcia Coné, Founding CEO, Women’s Fund of Rhode Island.

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Nov 7th, 2:50 PM Nov 7th, 3:50 PM

BREAK OUT SESSION - Leveraging Philanthropy for Policy Action

For over 25 years, Women's Funds have contributed to the advancement of women and girls through commissioning Status of Women reports, documenting women’s needs, organizing women’s political action and winning policies that enhance women’s economic security. Join leaders from Women’s Funds across New England and engage in a facilitated conversation about the critical role philanthropy has in leveraging policy action.

Moderator: Marcia Coné, Marcia Coné Consulting and Women’s Fund of Rhode Island

Panelists:

Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, CEO, Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts

Arianne Corrente, Vice Chair of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island Board and Policy Chair

Marianne Jones, Executive Director, Women's Fund of New Hampshire

Kate Murray, NH Women’s Foundation

Cynthia Nimmo, Interim CEO, Women's Funding Network

Suzanne B. Peters, The Fund for Women and Girls/ Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO, Maine Women's Fund