Elevating the Standing of Women
Joan Blades, founding partner of Living Room Conversations and co-founder of MomsRising.org and MoveOn.org, trained as an attorney/mediator, spent 10 years as a software entrepreneur and is also an artist, mother, and true believer in the power of citizens. She is the co-author of The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where and How to Work and Boost the Bottom Line and The Motherhood Manifesto.
Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia, co-founder/Executive Director of the African American Policy Forum, and founder/Executive Director of the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia Law School, is a leading authority on Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, Critical Race Theory, and race, racism and the law. Her groundbreaking work on “Intersectionality” has been highly... Read More →
Betsy McKinney, a philanthropist and social entrepreneur, manages Faraway Foundation, a 501c3 private foundation, and is founder/CEO of It’s Time Network, a community of people and organizations working to achieve gender equality, evolve democracy and build fair economies that regenerate the Earth. Betsy is also a Board Director of the Women Donors Network and an active member of Women Moving Millions and Alliance for Girls.
Jessica Neuwirth, J.D., an award-winning women's rights lawyer and activist, who has worked for Amnesty International and various UN bodies and international human rights tribunals, is a co-founder and Honorary President of Equality Now, an international women's rights organization, and founder/Director of Donor Direct Action (hosted by the Sisterhood is Global Institute), which supports women's rights organizations globally. She is currently... Read More →