April 22 - 23, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

WAVe New York Spring 2015 Kick-Off Event: Celebrate and Learn from Women in Nonprofits

This event has already occurred.
Venable New York
1270 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020

A panel of influencers from nonprofit organizations will provide strategies for women seeking to increase their involvement with nonprofits on a professional level, including identifying boards that inspire their passions and create visibility in their communities.

These panelists will lend insights into:

  • What nonprofits seek in terms of candidates and what it takes to
    get tapped for leadership roles
  • The rewards of being on a nonprofit board and how it can
    help your career
  • Best practices for making contacts with nonprofits and finding the organization that inspires your passions

Panelists
Deborah Slaner Larkin, CEO, Women's Sports Foundation 
Board Memberships: National Women’s Law Center, My Sisters’ Place, SUNY Purchase, RE:Gender, Federation Employment & Guidance Service, Aspen Institute’s Project Play

Lily Safani, CEO, Gilda’s Club NYC
Board Memberships: NewYorkBIO

Meghna Saxena Sarma, Legal Advisor, International Center for Transitional Justice
Board Memberships: The Feminist Press

Megan Jones, Legal Counsel, BI-SAM
Board Memberships: Back on My Feet, New York City Chapter

Sharon Connelly, Associate, Venable LLP
Board Memberships: Fly-by-Night Dance Theater (President), The Builders Association (President)

Moderator:
Susan E. Golden, Counsel, Venable LLP
Ms. Golden represents a long list of nonprofit organizations in counseling and governance matters.  

Schedule:
6:30pm – 7:00pm: Welcome reception
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Panel discussion
8:00pm – 8:30pm: Closing reception
drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served

Please visit the Venable events webpage to register for this event.