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Fast Forward Girls Workshop
Jun
14
3:00 PM15:00

Fast Forward Girls Workshop

On June 14, young leaders from New York City clubs took part in the yearly Fast Forward Girls workshop where they planned social media strategies and club expansion and began assisting in preparations for the fourth annual Seneca Women Innovation Forum, to be held at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 29.

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Conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Oct
17
5:00 PM17:00

Conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor

At Seneca Women's Conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Fast Forward Girls club leader Hannah Oblak interviewed the Justice on her background, perspective and finding purpose and passion in life. Among the attendees were more than 50 girls from 15 different area high schools; the Justice also took questions from them. The event was hosted in conjunction with iCivics, a non-profit founded by Sandra Day O'Connor to engage children in civics through online games and Virtue Foundation.

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Fast Forward Women's Leadership Breakfast @ Davos 2017
Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

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
7:00 PM19:00

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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Fast Forward Women's Leadership Breakfast @ Davos 2016
Jan
21
7:30 AM07:30

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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Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
Apr
15
12:30 PM12:30

Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

Seneca Women, in partnership with Cornell Law School's Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, iCivics and the Virtue Foundation, is pleased to present the Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum, including a special tribute to Sandra Day O'Connor, with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

Seneca Women tribute video To Sandra Day O'Connor including remarks by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan

Three women Supreme Court Justices join Sandra Day O’Connor at Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives tribute at Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum

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