Fast Forward Women's Innovation Forum @ The Met
Sep
23
4:00pm 4:00pm

Fast Forward Women's Innovation Forum @ The Met

Highlights of 2016 event:
Moving, meaningful and inspiring conversations about women, power and purpose took center stage at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 17 during Seneca Women’s Fast Forward Leadership Forum. Listeners heard from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg; UN Women executive director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; Grameen America CEO Andrea Jung; Stewart Schwab, faculty director for the Cornell Center for Women and Justice; and Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder of Panzi Hospital, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he is repairing the lives of thousands of women who were subjected to brutal violence. The Forum’s speakers were interviewed by Seneca Women co-founders Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli

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Fast Forward Girls Leaders' ICivics Workshop
May
20
10:00am10:00am

Fast Forward Girls Leaders' ICivics Workshop

On May 20, 2017, leaders from Fast Forward Girls Clubs in New York City got together to brainstorm on a special program Seneca Women is developing for iCivics, the digital educational games created by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Over pizza and salad, the girls contributed many great ideas and insights.

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International Women's Day at Coca-Cola
Mar
8
9:00am 9:00am

International Women's Day at Coca-Cola

In celebration of International Women's Day, Ambassador Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli led a discussion and workshop on the principles of Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose at Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta. The event also showcased public-private partnerships and other initiatives that enable women to use their power for purpose, as well as panel discussions with Coca-Cola leaders.

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Fast Forward Women's Leadership Breakfast @ Davos 2017
Jan
19
10:00am10:00am

Fast Forward Women's Leadership Breakfast @ Davos 2017

Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli host a Seneca Women breakfast at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Topic of discussion will be the power and impact of women's entrepreneurship.

Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman, Bank of America, will interview Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli.

Cherie Blair, CBE, QC

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; Founder, Grameen Bank

Michael Goltzman, VP, International Government Relations & Public Affairs, The Coca-Cola Company

Rick Goings, Chairman & CEO, Tupperware Brands Corporation

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Fast Forward Women's Leadership Forum @ The Met
Sep
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Fast Forward Women's Leadership Forum @ The Met

Moving, meaningful and inspiring conversations about women, power and purpose took center stage at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 17 during Seneca Women’s Fast Forward Leadership Forum. Listeners heard from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg; UN Women executive director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; Grameen America CEO Andrea Jung; Stewart Schwab, faculty director for the Cornell Center for Women and Justice; and Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder of Panzi Hospital, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he is repairing the lives of thousands of women who were subjected to brutal violence. The Forum’s speakers were interviewed by Seneca Women co-founders Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli.

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Breakfast Panel at International Association of Women Judges
May
26
8:00am 8:00am

Breakfast Panel at International Association of Women Judges

On May 26, Seneca Women, Virtue Foundation and Cornell Law School’s Avon Global Center for Women and Justice hosted a breakfast and roundtable discussion about women, justice and progress for some of the 900 judges who met in Washington, DC for the 25th anniversary gathering of the International Association of Women Judges.

Melanne Verveer, Kim Azzarelli and Judge Ann Claire Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit led the discussion that drew in audience members from locales including New Zealand, Zambia, Nepal, Kenya—and the U.S. Following the breakfast panel, Kim conducted a workshop on the principles of Fast Forward: Know your power, find your purpose, connect with others.

In connection with the breakfast, Kim conducted a Fast Forward Workshop. The conversation focused on how women can know their power, find their purpose and connect with others.

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Fast Forward Women's Leadership Breakfast @ Davos 2016
Jan
21
7:30am 7:30am

Fast Forward Women's Leadership Breakfast @ Davos 2016

Seneca Women at Davos: Roundtable on Partnerships for Good

Breakfast and panel hosted by Seneca Women's Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli

This session will feature a panel discussion to showcase ideas from thought leaders on how the world can fast-forward women's economic participation in 2016 and about the programs that are succeeding. The conversation will include discussion of the recent McKinsey report, “The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women’s Equality Can Add $12 Trillion to Global Growth.”

Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman, Bank of America, will interview Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli.

Then Melanne Verveer will moderate a panel discussion with:

Cherie Blair, CBE, QC

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; Founder, Grameen Bank

Andrea Jung, CEO, Grameen America

Vivian Riefberg, Director, McKinsey & Company

The event takes place on January 21, kicking off with a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and panel discussion starting at 8 a.m.  

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