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International Women's Day Forum
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Yana Watson Kakar, Partner, Dalberg Global Development Advisors

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Elizabeth A. Vazquez, President, CEO and Co-Founder,
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 Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy,
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 2013
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Empowerment Strengthens Business

 

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Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Jr., Executive Vice President,
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U.S. Chamber and United Nations
 Hosts International Women’s Day Forum
  Focus on Economic Empowerment and Business


 The U.S. Chamber’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP)  convened an
International Women’s Day forum titled
How Women's Economic Empowerment Strengthens Business.

 This one-day forum brought together leaders committed to the economic empowerment of women. It will highlight the influential role women play in the business sector and how companies and their partners are working to catalyze the economic empowerment of women in global markets.

Guests:
Al Martinez Fonts, Executive Vice President,
United States Chamber of Commerce
Roland Rich, Executive Director, UN Office of Partnerships
Anna Maria Chávez, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts
Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
Diana Daggett, America Region Director of Corporate Affairs, Intel
Patricia Devereux, Group Head, Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship, MasterCard Worldwide
Marga C. Fripp, Founder & Chief Visionary, Empowered Women International
Lisa Hall, President and CEO, Calvert Foundation
Brandee McHale, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Foundation
Nancy Ploeger, Executive Director, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Willa Shalit, President and Co-Founder, Maiden Nation
Sarah Thorn, Director, International, Walmart
Luis A. Ubiñas, President, Ford Foundation


The United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), serves as a gateway for public-private partnerships with the UN system, in furtherance of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other key UN objectives. UNOP provides Partnership Advisory Services and Outreach to a variety of entities, including companies, foundations, government agencies, and NGOs. UNOP also manages the UN Fund for International Partnerships, established by the Secretary-General to serve as the interface for the partnership between the UN system and the UN Foundation, and the UN Democracy Fund, established by the Secretary-General to support democratization throughout the world. Visit http://www.un.org/partnerships/

BCLC is a top resource and voice for good business. Its network represents 125 companies committed to positively impacting society. The organization’s research, ideas, and programming embody business’ unique ability to achieve positive outcomes for societal challenges. BCLC is a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. http://bclc.uschamber.com

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
 


 

 

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Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m

Opening Remarks

9:30 a.m. –10:00 a.m. Introduction
  • Teresa Segarra, Director, Charitable Initiatives, Ann Inc. 

Keynote Remarks 

  • Alyse NelsonChief Executive Officer, Vital Voices (@AlyseNelson, @VitalVoices)
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ♀ Workforce Readiness and Closing the Global Skills Gap                                                                                    The global skills gap is stalling productivity and talent acquisition in markets around the globe. This panel will discuss how companies and their partners are working to close the global skills gap and increase opportunity for women and girls here in the Unites States and in international markets. 

Hosted by Intel

  • Marga C. Fripp, Founder and Chief Visionary, Empowered Women International (@EmpowerWomenInt)
  • Anna Maria Chávez, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts (@AnnaMariaChavez, @girlscouts)
  • Carolyn Berkowitz, Managing Vice President, Community Affairs and President, Capital One Foundation, Community Affairs, Capital One Financial Corporation (@CapitalOne)

Moderator: Renee Wittemyer, Director of Social Impact, Corporate Responsibility Office, Intel Corporation (@reneewittemyer)

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Networking Break
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Keynote Lunch (Sponsored by Intel)

Introduction

  • Nancy PloegerPresident, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce     (@ManhattanCofC)

Premiere of documentary Girl Rising

  • Diana Daggett, America Region Director of Corporate Affairs, Intel Corporation

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Networking Break
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The Future of Financial Inclusion for                                     Women continue to lack access to basic financial products and services and thus are stymied in their ability to fully participate in the formal economy.  This plenary panel will discuss best practices and lessons learned in sector of financial inclusion for women.

Hosted by Citi Foundation

  • Patricia Devereux, Senior Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship, MasterCard Worldwide (@MasterCardNews)
  • Shannon Maynard, Vice President, Chief Talent and Knowledge Officer, Grameen Foundation (@GrameenFdn)
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO, Women’s World Banking (@MicrofinanceWWB)
  • Lisa Hall, President and CEO, Calvert Foundation (@LisaGreenHall, @Calvert_fdn)

Moderator: Brandee McHale, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Foundation (@citi)

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Supplier Diversification and Building Capacity for  to Enter Global Markets                                                                            Women are a vital component of the global supply chain and many companies have made a concerted effort to source from more women-owned businesses.  This panel will explore the challenges, best practices, and success stories of supplier diversification and how organizations are working to build the capacity of female entrepreneurs to enter global markets. 

Hosted by Walmart

  • Willa Shalit, President and Co-Founder, Maiden Nation (@willashalit, @maidennation)
  • Afshan Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Women for Women International (@AfshanKhan_WfWI, @womenforwomen)
  • Peggy Clark, Vice President, Policy Programs, Director, Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, Aspen Institute (@pclarkaspen6, @AspenInstitute)

Moderator: Sarah Thorn, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations, Walmart (@walmart)

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Networking Break
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Economic Empowerment: The Strategy Forward           Companies have made great strides in empowering women economically. The question that remains is how can we increase and accelerate this advancement? This plenary panel will discuss trends and challenges and suggest concrete steps for how the private sector and its partners can empower more women to financial stability in the years to come.

Moderator: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations (@Isobel_Coleman)

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closing Session

 

 

 

 

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