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Women's Leadership Event This Wednesday in New York

September 22, 2008

Full details below - this exciting event is co-hosted by our very own Linda Basch from our Progressive Women's Voices program, and the organization she heads, The National Council for Research on Women. If you are in NY, please try to stop by. WOMEN LEADERS TRANSFORMING AMERICA The National Council for Research on Women and D?mos present a special event on women’s transformative leadership Wednesday, September 24, 2008 12:00 – 2:00 pm Location: D?mos - 220 Fifth Avenue between 26th and 27th Streets, NYC Women are rising with increasing frequency into the halls of decision-making. From Hillary Clinton’s historical run for the White House to Sarah Palin’s nomination to the Vice Presidency, women are seeking office at every level of government, business, educational, philanthropic and non-profit institutions and organizations. Distinguished women leaders will explore the difference women’s leadership can make to bring about transformational change across sectors. Welcome: - Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women Panelists: - Michelle Clayman, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, New Amsterdam Partners - Linda Tarr-Whelan, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos - Deborah Walsh, Director, Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University Moderator: - Ana Duarte McCarthy, Chief Diversity Officer, Citigroup For media accreditation, contact: Vivienne Heston-Demirel, email:, tel: 212-785-7335, extension 201.