Conference on Women Leaders: Advancing Women-Sensitive Public Policy in NYS

Conference on Women Leaders: Advancing Women-Sensitive Public Policy in NYS

Apr292019

1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

Please join the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society on April 29th at the Conference on Women Leaders: Advancing Women-Sensitive Public Policy in New York State.

From 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

At Campus Center Ballroom, University at Albany (SUNY)

1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

This event is free and open to the public.

Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, University at Albany, SUNY / drefki@albany.edu / 518-442-5127

 

This event will bring together public service leaders, practitioners, researchers, community service providers, advocates, policy-makers and students to promote the development and advancement of women-led and women-sensitive policies in New York State.

Conference aims:

  • Facilitate productive dialogue among individuals and organizations concerned with advancing women-sensitive policies

  • Promote collaboration and coordination to strengthen alliances among stakeholders

  • Showcase the work of women leaders who are at the forefront of public policy change


Agenda (subject to change)

10:00am - Welcome and introduction

10:20am - Keynote by Secretary of State, Rossana Rosado

10:45am - Panel discussion

  • Panelists: Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, Assemblymember Carrie Woerner, Senator Julia Salazar - and more to be confirmed!
  • Moderator: Liz Benjamin - Host, Capital Tonight

12:00pm - Networking lunch

1:00pm - Concurrent breakout sessions

  • Criminal Justice Reform: Emily Patka - Director of Development, Alliance of Families for Justice; Klarisse Torriente - Prison Education Coordinator, SUNY System Administration
  • Violence Against Women: Karen Ziegler - Director, Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center of Albany County
  • Maternal Health: Kristin Zielinski - Senior Director of Operations, American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) District II; Ericka Hancox - Director of Government Affairs & Policy, ACOG District II
  • Disparities in Public Education: Kaweeda G. Adams - Superintendent, City of Albany School District

3:00pm - Closing remarks


RSVP/Register here: www.bit.do/womenconference