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Women’s Leadership Forums

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Join a dialogue about gender equality then and now!

Participate in conversations with well-known panelists about the past, present and future of shared leadership among women and men.

Live audiences will engage with prominent leaders from a variety of fields as they take part in panel discussions focused on women’s leadership. Three different panels are scheduled: one honoring the past, one enriching the present and one shaping the future. Panels and a reception afterward will be held at the Kimmel Center.

Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, a Republican, and former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, a Democrat, are serving as Honorary Co-Chairs. Confirmed panelists include:
  • Elaine Weiss, award-winning journalist and author of “The Women’s Hour”
  • Amisha “Amy” Padnani, New York Times obituaries editor and creator of the “Overlooked” series
  • Angela Dodson, author of “Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box”
  • Signe Wilkenson, Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist
  • Erin Vilardi, founder and executive director of VoteRunLead
  • Stephanie J. Hull, Ph.D., president and CEO of Girls Inc.
  • Jean Chatzsky, CEO and co-founder of HerMoney

Tentative Schedule

  • 10am — An Historical Look at Active Women’s Citizenry
  • 1pm — Shared Leadership in Our Time
  • 3:30pm — The Unfinished Business of Women’s Equality: Leadership for the Future
  • 5pm — Reception


April 1
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Events Category:


Women 100

Additional Info

Event Sponsor
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
To Register
Registration opens January 1, 2020
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Registration required


The Kimmel Center
300 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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