Women, Money and Power Forum and 25th Anniversary Luncheon

Who: The Women, Money, and Power Forum, organized by the Feminist Majority and co-sponsored by 51 organizations featuring leaders of national organizations, key activists, and political leaders.
What: 25th Anniversary Luncheon Noon to 2:00PM honoring Senators Barbara Mikulski and Barbara Boxer; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; and AFL-CIO Vice President Arlene Holt Baker.
Where: Capital Hilton Hotel (1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036)
When: March 29, 2012 9:00AM – 5:30PM

Forum I – Bishops, Politicians, and the War on Women’s Health 10:00 AM -11:45AM

  • Ellie Smeal, President, Feminist Majority
  • Dawn Laguens, Vice President Public Policy, Advocacy and Communications, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Kathy Bonk, President, Communications Consortium Media Center
  • Sandra Fluke, President, Georgetown University Law Students for Reproductive Choice
  • Callie Otto, President, Students for Choice, Catholic University of America
  • Barbara Blaine, President, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
  • Barry Lynn, President, Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Forum II – Taking Action to Build the 2012 Women’s Vote 2:30 PM – 3:15PM

  • Linda Hallman, President/ CEO, American Association of University Women
  • Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
  • Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director and Co-Founder, MomsRising
  • Kathy Spillar, Executive Vice President, Feminist Majority
  • Terry O’Neill, President, National Organization for Women (NOW)
  • Lorraine Sheinberg, Producer and Director of “Danger: Personhood 2012”

Forum Plenary III – 2012 Ballot Measures – Stopping the War on Women at the Ballot Box 3:25 PM-4:25 PM

  • Reproductive Rights – Megan Darby, Ballot Initiative and Opposition Research Manager, Planned Parenthood Federation of America & duVergne Gaines, Campus Director, Feminist Majority Foundation
  • Workers’ Rights – Marietta English, Vice President of American Federation of Teachers
  • Equal Marriage – Rea Carey, Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Forum Closing Plenary – Year of the Woman 2012: Another Anita Hill Moment? 4:30PM—5:30PM

  • Debbie Walsh, Center for American Women and Politics
  • Dr. E. Faye Williams, President of National Congress of Black Women
  • Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority

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