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Achieving Equity For Women: Policy Alternatives for the New Administration

April 2009
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  • IWPR conference
When Apr 02, 2009
from 04:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Washington, DC
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Contact Phone 202-785-5100
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The symposium brought together top researchers and policy makers to focus on key policy issues for women, including: healthcare, early child care and education, retirement and social security, women's leadership and employment equity. Together, WCW and IWPR bring more than 50 years of combined experience to the study of issues of importance to women and families.

Social Security and the Changing Economic Role of Women --PowerPoint Presentation

Speakers

Susan McGee Bailey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Wellesley Centers for Women

Jared Bernstein, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Office of the Vice President of the United States

Rebecca Blank, Ph.D., Robert S. Kerr Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution. View presentation.

Martha Darling, Board Chair, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Rosa DeLauro, U.S. Representative, Connecticut 3rd District

Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security, National Women's Law Center

Danielle Ewen, Director, Child Care and Early Education Policy, Center for Law and Social Policy

Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women

Teresa Ghilarducci, Ph.D., Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of Economic Policy Analysis, New School University. View presentation.

Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., President, Institute for Women’s Policy Research. View presentation.

Dora L. Hughes, MD, MPH, FAACP, Counselor for Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, DHHS

Barbara Kennelly, President & CEO, National Committee to Preserve Medicare and Social Security and former U.S. Representative, Connecticut, 3rd District

Charles Kolb, President, Committee for Economic Development

Carolyn Maloney, U.S. Representative, New York 14th District

Nancy Marshall, Ed.D., Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director, Wellesley Centers for Women. View Presentation.

Gwen Moore, U.S. Representative, Wisconsin, 4th District

Kathryn Olson, Staff Director, Subcommittee on Social Security, House Ways and Means Committee

Vivian Pinn, M.D., Director, Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health

Maya Rockeymoore, Ph.D., President and CEO, Global Policy Solutions. View presentation.

Alina Salganicoff, Ph.D., Vice President and Director of Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation. View presentation.

Susan Scanlan, Chair, National Council of Women's Organizations

Cathy Schoen, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research and Evaluation, Commonwealth Fund. View presentation.

Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor

Tina Tchen, Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States, Executive Director, White House Council on Women and Girls

Mildred Warner, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University. View presentation.

Linda Wertheimer, Senior National Correspondent, National Public Radio

 

This program was made possible with support from: the Annie E. Casey Foundation; the Cowles/Sulzberger Fund at Wellesley Centers for Women; the W.K. Kellogg Foundation; the Ford Foundation, and the Russell Sage Foundation. The Institute for Women's Policy Research works in affiliation with the graduate programs in public policy and women's studies at The George Washington University.

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