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The Resilient Society: Human Capital Resurgent

March 2010
When Mar 12, 2010
from 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Where Washington, DC
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Dialogue on Diversity
In Partnership with the American Islamic Congress and Sponsoring Organizations:
Women's Research and Education Institute, the Institute for Women's Policy Research, the National Council of Women's Organizations, the National Education Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, the U.S. Census Bureau, the American Federation of Teachers


1:30 p.m. Greeting and Overview
U.S. Representative Eleanor Homes Norton (DC) [invited]

Women's History Month - The Condition of Women: Cultural and Economic Aspects
Ma. Cristina Caballero, Dialogue on Diversity
Zainab al-Suwaij, American Islamic Congress
Esther Aguilera, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute [invited]

2:15 p.m. Key Speakers
The Special Tasks of Women in Education and the Quest for Peace
Harriet Fulbright, The J. William and Harriet Fulbright Center

Roles of Women: Prospects for Order in an Age of Economic Disarray
Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., Institute for Women's Policy Research

2:55 p.m. The Sources of Human Capital - Treasure in Small Packages
Early Childhood Education
Giselle Lundy-Ponce, American Federation of Teachers

Latest Developments on the Education Front
Juan Sepulveda, White House Education Initiative [Invited]

City Schools - Their Capacity for Achievement
Rita Jaramillo, National Education Association Census 2010 - The Count of Immigrant Communities
Irma F. Harahush, U.S. Census Bureau

4:00 p.m. Tough Times: The Political and Economic Power of Women
Margot Dorfman, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
Sara Manzano-Diaz, Women's Bureau, Department of Labor [invited]
Clarie Giesern, National Women's Political Caucus
Susan Scanlan, Women's Research and Education Institute

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