MWF CEO Sarah Ruef-Lindquist to speak at the Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security on October 16th
Join the Maine Women’s Policy Center as we turn ideas into action at the Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security on Friday, October 16, 2015 from 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr, Augusta, ME 04330. Registration Fee: $30; Students & Seniors: $20. Breakfast and lunch are included and scholarships are available.
Please register in advance so you can be a part of this energizing day with like-minded opinion leaders from across the state as we hear from thought-provoking speakers, participate in interactive workshops, and take advantage of opportunities to build our skills.
Keynote Address by Caroline Fredrickson; author of Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over. Other guests include Pronita Gupta, Deputy Director of the Women’s Bureau for the U.S. Department of Labor; Representative Sara Gideon, Assistant Majority Leader of the Maine House of Representative; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, President & CEO of Goodwill of Northern New England; Laura Fortman, Deputy Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the US DOL (and former Maine Commissioner of Labor); Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO of the Maine Women’s Fund; and Pat Ryan, who served as Executive Director of the Maine Human Rights Commission for more than three decades.
Quick Look at the Program:
8:00 AM: Doors Open/Breakfast
8:45 AM: Welcome
9:00 AM: Keynote Address by Caroline Fredrickson (author)
9:50 AM: Perspectives from Maine
Panel moderated by Anna Roosevelt of Goodwill of Northern New England; featuring Rep. Sara Gideon of the Maine House of Representatives, Sarah Ruef-Lindquist of the Maine Women's Fund, Ian Yaffe of Mano en Mano, and Susan Young of the Bangor Daily News
11:00 AM: A Look at the Data for Maine
Presented by Garrett Martin of the Maine Center for Economic Policy
11:35 AM: A Roadmap to a Prosperous Maine: Solutions
11:45 AM: Lunch/Book Signing/Connecting with Others
Lunch Speaker: Pronita Gupta, Deputy Director of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor
1:25 PM: Breakout Sessions (Six options to help turn ideas into action)
2:25 PM: Breakout Sessions (Six options to help turn ideas into action)
3:30 PM: Closing Remarks
Pat Ryan, former executive director of the Maine Human Rights Commission and one of the founders of the Maine Women's Lobby
4:05 PM: A Call to Action
4:15 PM: Summit Ends
You can also register in the following ways:
Send your check made payable to the Maine Women's Policy Center to 124 Sewall St., Augusta, ME 04330. Please write "Summit Ticket" in the memo line.
Call Molly at (207) 622-0851 ext. 2. Please have your credit card ready.
If you are purchasing tickets for a business or organization and need to be invoiced, please contact Molly at (207) 622-0851 ext. 2 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted 10.05.2015 under Press Releases