Rarely is the role of men in feminist activism addressed in an organized forum, backed by research and experience, as it will be tomorrow in the panel, "Building Partnerships: What Men Can do to Advance Women's Leadership." Hosted by Barnard College's Athena Center for Leadership Studies, which is run by renowned civil rights attorney Kathryn Kolbert, the event features panels on women's leadership in the private sector and in public institutions. Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn (photo), authors of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" will keynote the opening luncheon. 

Speakers include: Debora L. Spar, president, Barnard College; James Basker, professor of English and Richard Gilder, professor of literary history, Barnard College; Stephanie Bell-Rose, managing director, TIAA-CREF Institute; Wade Henderson, president and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Leadership Conference Education Fund; Craig Jones, global head of diversity, Barclays Wealth; Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of business administration, Harvard Business School; Conrad Person, director, corporate contributions, Johnson Johnso; Ravi Singh, managing director, Credit Suisse; Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal correspondent; and Marie Wilson, founder and president, The White House Project.

The event takes place Tuesday, October 5th, at 12:30pm at Event Oval, The Diana Center at Barnard College in New York City. For more information on this and future events at The Athena Center for Leadership Studies, click here

 

PHOTO COURTESY OF leitnercenter.org

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