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Women’s Philanthropy Summit

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Skadden Conference Center
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
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Join us at the Lincoln Center campus for a full day of community building, networking, and philanthropy.

Last year at our inaugural event, we brought together nearly 200 Fordham women from several generations. This year, we are expanding our session offerings and expect to sell out, so please register soon.

Registration is $75. Check-In begins at 7:30 a.m. and programming will begin at 8:15 a.m.

Keynote Speakers
Harriet Edelman, GABELLI ’80, Vice Chair of Emigrant Savings Bank: “Building a Plan for Philanthropy”
Kirsten N. Swinth, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History at Fordham University: “Women Organizing for Change: Feminism’s Forgotten Fight for Work and Family”
Anne L. Williams-Isom, FCLC ’86, CEO of Harlem’s Children’s Zone: “Leveraging Your Time, Talent, and Treasure to Make a Difference”

Panel Sessions
A View from the Top: Perspectives from Successful Women
Preparing Women for Leadership
Teamwork and Motivation in the Workplace
Work/Life Balance at Every Stage of Your Life
Keeping the Faith: Engaging the Next Generation in Conversations of Spirituality and Service
Women’s Giving: How Women Accumulate and Distribute Wealth


This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, students, and the public.