How Can Women’s Leadership Critically Shape the 21st Century?

May 15th – 17th
Wed. 6 PM – Fri. 4 PM

A Moveable Feast of Critical Conversations · Explore global affairs, policy/community/diversity, education, youth leadership, creativity and the arts · Enjoy a multi-disciplinary performance –

May 16th Tickets: $800
(Lunches/dinners & performance included)
$650 (Early-bird discount through April 15th)

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May 15-17, 2019 (Chicago):

Global Affairs; Policy/Diversity/Community; Arts and Creativity; Education, Youth

Thought leaders include:

  •         Christie Hefner, Activist and Business Strategist
  •         Lady Valerie Solti, President, Solti Foundation; Former BBC Broadcaster/Writer, (London, UK)
  •         Abha Joshi Ghani, Advisor, Infrastructure, The World Bank (India/US)
  •         Judge Najla Ayoubi, Supreme Court Justice (Kabul, Afghanistan)
  •         Dr. Nivine Megahed, President, National Louis University
  •         Badi Assad, Lebanese-Brazilian Guitarist/Vocalist, Composer and Author
  •         Allison Shelley, Photo-journalist, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
  •         Dr. Galia Boneh – Professor, Academic College of Arts & Society; Program Designer, Israeli Ministry of Justice, Unit Against Racism (Israel)
  •         Frederique Lehoux, Global Humanitarian Aid; CARE and Oxfam (Switzerland)
  •         Chef Carrie Nahabedian, James Beard Award-Winner of Chicago’s Brindille (also Naha)
  •         Dr. Lynette Jackson, Professor, African Studies; Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago
  •         Dancer/choreographer TBA
  •         Anosha Rahim, 2017 Genesis Academy Summer Institute graduate (Pakistan)
  •         Miriam Cing, Chicago Public High School; Girl Forward (Myanmar/US)
  •         Andrea Valentina Perez-Fernandez, vocalist, poet and dancer (Venezuela)
  •         Reema Dhawan, Chicagoland High School, Volunteer Rush Medical Center (USA/Chicago)
  •         Wendy Sternberg MD, Founder & Director, Genesis at the Crossroads; Physician

Performance May 16th – 6:30 PM featuring:

  •         Badi Assad, guitarist/vocalist, composer, author and member of Saffron Caravan (Brazil)
  •         Reema Dhawan, vocalist (USA/Chicago)
  •         Andrea Valentina Perez Fernandez, vocalist, poet and dancer (Venezuela)
  •         Miriam Cing, vocalist, spoken word (Myanmar)

April 2020 (Chicago):

Law/Human Rights/ Ethics, Health, Environmental Sustainability, Media and Education

Thought leaders include:

  •         Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, Founding President, IL Math Science Academy
  •         Dr. Caroline Hughes, Chair of Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame
  •         Dr. Neta Crawford, Political Science Chairwoman, Boston U; The Cost of War
  •         Mindy Malecki, Law Firm of Malecki and Brooks
  •         LeeAnn Tomas Foster, City Executive, Arcadis

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