Forum Schedule

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH

OPENING SESSION

BALLROOM, NEWCOMB HALL


Women and 21st Century Democracy

9:30-10:15AM   

Welcome: 

Stewart H. Gamage, Chair, WGLF Steering Committee; Director, Morven Programs

James B. Murray, Jr., Vice Rector, UVA; Chair, Presidential Precinct

Introduction: Sarah Kenny, President, UVA Student Council

Keynote: U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)


Health and Education Challenges for Women and Girls

10:15-11:45AM

Introductions: Dorrie Fontaine, Dean, UVA School of Nursing

Panelists: 

Dr. Vivian Pinn, former Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health

Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity

Maya Ajmera, Founder, Global Fund for Children; President and CEO, Society for Science & the Public

Abinet Sitotaw, Gender and Nutrition Advisor, CARE-Ethiopia

Facilitator: Rebecca Dillingham, Director, UVA Center for Global Health


Luncheon | Economic Mobility and Equity for Women

12:00-1:30PM

Introduction: Thomas C. Katsouleas, Executive Vice President and Provost, UVA

Speakers: 

Halla Tómasdóttir, 2016 Presidential Candidate, Iceland; Co-founder, Audur Capital

Rick Goings, Chairman and CEO, Tupperware Brands; Steward of the World Forum’s Gender, Education and Work Initiative

Moderator: Megan Beyer, Panelist, PBS’ To the Contrary; former Executive Director, President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities; Leader, EDGE Gender Certification


Women's Global Leadership: Measuring Progress

1:45-2:45PM

Moderator: Stephenie Foster, Partner, Smash Strategies; former Senior Advisor and Counselor, Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State    

Panelists: 

Gwen K. Young, Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, Wilson Center

Denise Walsh, Associate Professor, UVA Politics and Women, Gender & Sexuality

Catherine Constantinides, Archbishop Tutu Africa Oxford Fellow, South Africa


Women and Political Power

2:45-3:30PM

Introductions: Allida Black, Managing Director, Allenswood Group, LLC; Research Professor, History & International Affairs, George Washington University; Founder, Voter Empowerment Project

Speaker: Hon. Atifete Jahjaga, former President of Kosovo

Moderator: Alexandra Arriaga, Partner, Strategy for Humanity; former Special Assistant to President of the United States, White House


Leadership and Gender Equality: Roundtable with Emerging Leaders           

3:30-4:30PM

Moderator: Sandra Pepera, Director, Gender, Women and Democracy, National Democratic Institute

Panelists:

Genesis Luigi, Network Coordinator, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Venezuela

Mirabel Ngong, Founder, Community Empowerment Program (CEP) Cameroon

Melvin Sharty, Project Officer, Network Movement for Democracy and Human Rights, Sierra Leone

Madara Mazjane, Youth Program Coordinator, Resource Center for Women, Latvia

Deitra Jones, former President, Black Law Students’ Association, UVA

 

Visionary emerging leaders from 25 countries will participate in the Forum through partnership with the Presidential Precinct.

 

EVENING EVENT

THE ROTUNDA

Reception | 5:30 – 6:15PM

Program | 6:30 – 8:30PM

Women and UVA: The Third Century

Welcome: Frank M. Conner III, Rector of the University (UVA Law '81)

Remarks: Teresa A. Sullivan, President, UVA

Moderator: Mimi Riley, Faculty Representative, UVA Board of Visitors

Panelists:

Valerie B. Ackerman, Commissioner, Big East Conference; former President, WNBA (UVA ’81)

Jenifer Andrasko, President, UVA Alumni Association (UVA Darden ’10)

Bryanna Miller, Student Representative, UVA Board of Visitors (UVA ’18)

Pamela Norley, President, Fidelity Charitable (UVA '82)

Salute to the First Woman President of the University

Introductions: Larry Sabato, Director, Center for Politics (UVA ’74)                              

Speakers: 

W. Taylor Reveley III, President, College of William and Mary (UVA Law ‘68)

Mary Sue Coleman, President, Association of American Universities; former President, University of Michigan

Presentation: Sarah Kenny, President, UVA Student Council (UVA '18)

 

BY INVITATION


 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH


BREAKFAST SESSION

COLONNADE CLUB

 

Arctic Nation: Implications and Opportunities

7:30-8:45AM

Introduction: Ila Berman, Dean and Edward Elson Professor, UVA School of Architecture

Speaker: Alice N. Rogoff, Publisher and Owner, ArcticNow.com

Response: 

Hon. Claudia A. McMurray, former Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

Dr. Matthew Jull and Leena Cho, Assistant Professors, UVA School of Architecture; Co-directors of UVA Arctic Design Group

BY INVITATION


MORNING SESSION

THEATRE, NEWCOMB HALL

 

Change in the World: Mobilizing Millennials

9:00-10:15AM

Introductions: Dorothy McAuliffe, Honorary Chair, WGLF Steering Committee

Speaker: Jean Case, CEO, The Case Foundation; Chairman of the Board of Trustees, National Geographic

Moderator: Christine Mahoney, Director, Social Entrepreneurship, UVA Batten School



Challenges of 21st Century Democracy: Race, Religion, and Gender

10:00-11:30AM

Introductions: Teresa A. Sullivan, President, UVA

Moderator: David Gergen, Senior Political Analyst, CNN; Professor and Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Panelists: 

Risa Goluboff, Dean, UVA School of Law

Hon. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Senior State Department Fellow, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University; former Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

Greg Fairchild, Associate Dean, Washington, D.C. Area Initiatives, UVA Darden

 

CLOSING ADDRESS

AUDITORIUM, OLD CABELL HALL

Women and 21st Century Democracy: The Path Forward

2:30-4:00PM

Welcome: Teresa A. Sullivan, President, UVA

Introduction: Hon. Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia

Speaker: Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State

Moderator: Dorothy S. McAuliffe, First Lady of Virginia, Honorary Chair, WGLF Steering Committee

 

LOTTERY FOR THE CLOSING ADDRESS IS CLOSED

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