Celebrate Women’s Equality Day With Us
Wednesday, August 26th, 6-8 pm
LEADERSHIP BY EXAMPLE:
Women’s Equality Day History Tour
Join us on Women’s Equality Day, Wednesday, August 26th, when Take The Lead and Women’s eNews partner for an evening of leadership focused empowerment!
6:00 pm: Doors open for a wine & treats reception at Women’s eNews HQ
6:30 pm: Welcome & discussion about women and leadership from Gloria Feldt (Take The Lead) and Rita Henley Jensen (Women’s eNews)
7:00 pm: Women’s history walking tour celebrating pioneering women who exemplify the effort to create gender equality using agency, power and leadership.
The walking tour stays within the local area of Downtown Manhattan, leaving from Women’s eNews HQ and ending at St. Paul’s Chapel (Fulton Street and Broadway).
Spaces limited. Registration ends Tuesday, August 25th, 5PM.
Wednesday, August 26th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tour starts at Women’s eNews HQ, 6 Barclay Street 6th Floor
About The Speakers
Gloria Feldt’s lifelong passion for advancing women’s equality was inspired by the civil rights movement. Formerly President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she teaches “Women, Power and Leadership” at Arizona State University and is the best-selling author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power and three other books including coauthoring Send Yourself Roses with Kathleen Turner. Gloria was named to Vanity Fair’s Top 200 Women, Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers, Glamour Woman of the Year, and Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st century. She lives in New York and Scottsdale with her husband Alex Barbanell; they share a combined family of six children and many grandchildren.
Rita Henley Jensen is founder and editor in chief of Women’s eNews. A former senior writer for the National Law Journal and columnist for The New York Times Syndicate, Henley Jensen has more than 30 years of experience in journalism and an armload of awards, including the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Alumni award, the Hunter College Presidential Grant for Innovative Uses of Technology in Teaching, the Alicia Patterson fellowship and the Lloyd P. Burns Public Service prize. Henley Jensen is also a survivor of domestic violence and a former welfare mother who earned degrees from Ohio State University and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She is the grandmother of four; two granddaughters and two grandsons.