Women’s Leadership Forums

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 10:00am - 7:00pm
The Kimmel Center, 300 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States

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.

There are three Forums, a luncheon and a reception. Ticket options enable you to purchase a package or to purchase a la carte.

In each Forum, the audience will engage with prominent leaders from a variety of fields as they take part in panel discussions focused on women’s leadership.

Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, a Republican, and former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, a Democrat, are serving as Honorary Co-Chairs.

Panel 1: An Historical Look at Active Women’s Citizenry
10 – 11:30am
Moderator: TBD

  • Elaine Weiss, award-winning journalist and author of “The Woman’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”

11:45am – 12:45pm

Panel 2: Shared Leadership in Our Time
1 – 2:30pm
Moderator: Deborah Brittain
Panelists confirmed to date:

Panel 3: The Unfinished Business of Women’s Equality: Leadership for the Future
3:30 – 5pm
Panel Sponsor: Qurate
Moderator: Renée White, provost, Wheaton College

VIP Reception
5 – 7pm
Welcome: Eileen C. McDonnell, chairman and CEO, Penn Mutual

Women / Gender