Paradigm Shift Co-Sponsored Event: The National Council for Research on Women presents: From Turbulence to Transformation


From Turbulence to Transformation

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm
At Goldman Sachs, 32 Old Slip, 2nd Floor AuditoriumNew York, NY
Sponsored by


At this critical yet promising moment in history, join our panel of visionary leaders for an in-depth exploration of the most pressing issues of our time.  What are the challenges and opportunities for advancing real and substantive social change that creates a better world for women and girls? Panelists will share their vision, strategies, and the action steps needed to promote more equitable and inclusive societies locally, nationally and globally

Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women
Featured Speakers Include:
Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues
Edith Cooper, Managing Director, Global Head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs
Letty Chiwara, Manager, UNIFEM Cross Regional Programmes (invited)
Jacki Zehner, Founding Partner, Circle Financial Group (moderator)

Co-sponsors: Paradigm Shift: New York City’s Feminist Community, Americans for UNFPA; Center for Women in Government & Civil Society at SUNY Albany; Demos: A Network for Ideas & Action; Gender Studies Program, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY; Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Columbia University; New York Women Social Entrepreneurs; US National Committee for UNIFEM; The White House Project; Women of Color Policy Network, NYU Wagner;  Equal Pay Coalition; New York Women’s Agenda;  Wolf Means Business; Women’s Forum, Inc.

PLEASE RSVP via e-mail to, or call 212-785-7335, ext. 100.

This program will precede the Council’s Making a Difference for Women Awards Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on March 3, 2010.  For more information, please contact the NCRW Benefit Office, c/o Production Collective at 914-628-0330,, or visit our website at

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