Workforce development must include women
Whether it’s corporate leaders hoping to recruit and keep talented female employees, working moms earning less than $30,000 and juggling more than one job, or families striving for a better balance, workplace policies impact all of us.
Join The Women’s Fund on May 12 for
and learn how family-friendly workplace policies help your company’s bottom line and build a stronger Birmingham.
Featured speakers,including Ms. Foundation for Women President Teresa Younger and a panel of Birmingham’s business leaders, will discuss best practices from local and national workplace polices that benefit companies and more.
About Teresa Younger
Teresa Younger has served as the President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women, the oldest women’s foundation in the United States, since 2014. Under Teresa’s leadership, the Foundation launched #MyFeminismIs, a multimedia campaign sparking a national conversation on feminism; funded a groundbreaking report on the sexual abuse to prison pipeline; joined leading women’s foundations at the White House to announce a $100 million funding commitment to create pathways to economic opportunity for low-income women and girls; and led a campaign to hold the NFL accountable for violence against women.
A noted speaker, advocate, and activist, Teresa has been on the frontlines of some of the most important battles for women’s health, safety and economic justice. She was given Liberty Bank’s Willard M. McRae Community Diversity Award and named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Philanthropy” by Inside Philanthropy.
A graduate of the University of North Dakota, Teresa currently serves on the boards of the ERA Coalition, the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, Grantmakers for Girls of Color, Essie Justice Project, and the Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health and Rights. She previously served as the executive director of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women.
Clearing the Path Tickets and Info
Deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, May 5.
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