The Power of Women's Leadership

Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Please join us for a dynamic exploration of
The Power of Women’s Leadership
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
8:00am – 10:00am
7:30am – Sign In & Continental Breakfast*
RSVP via
Hosted by
399 Park Avenue (between 53rd and 54th Streets), 12th Floor Auditorium
New York City
This moderated roundtable will feature Joanna Barsh and Linda Tarr-Whelan on the impact of women’s leadership across sectors, as explored in their recently published books:
How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work & Life
by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
JOANNA BARSH joined McKinsey & Company in 1981 and is a senior partner. Along with her consulting work, she leads the McKinsey Centered Leadership Project, whose goal is to help develop women leaders. Joanna is a New York City Commissioner of Women’s Issues and received the Girl Scouts Council’s Woman of Distinction Award and the NCRW Making a Difference for Women Award. Joanna is also a trustee of Sesame Workshop. She was a Baker Scholar at Harvard Business School.
Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping into Leadership-and Changing the World
by Linda Tarr-Whelan
LINDA TARR-WHELAN is an expert on women's leadership in the U.S. and internationally. As a Demos Distinguished Senior Fellow, she serves frequently as an expert speaker to college and women's audiences, in the media and as an advisor to top officials in the United States and Europe on the role of women. She demonstrates how more women in leadership is good business and smart politics.
Moderated by Carol Jenkins, an award winning writer, producer and media analyst. An Emmy-winning former television journalist, she was founding president of The Women's Media Center and is a board member of The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF/USA).
With a welcome by Lisa Caputo, Chief Marketing Officer, Citigroup Inc.
Co-sponsored by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College, Catalyst, Demos, Women’s Forum, Inc. and Women4Citi