Changing the World, One Woman at a Time
2014 Transforum: Vicki Escarra
Vicki Escarra, CEO of Opportunity International, will be the keynote speaker at Mount Mary’s Transforum, an annual event focused on sharing stories of “one women, one change,” in September. More details will be available as the event gets closer, so check back often for information on how to register! To learn more about Opportunity International, click here.
Mona Sutphen, former Deputy Chief of Staff to the Obama Administration
Mona Sutphen, Milwaukee native and former Deputy Chief of Staff to the Obama Administration and adviser to the president on domestic policy and international issues, was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Transforum, and shared the story of her varied and intriguing career while urging attendees to “find what they’re good at” and use it to make a difference. To view more on the presentation, click here.
Andrée Simon, President, Women for Women International
During the 2012 Transforum, Andrée Simon, president and COO of Women for Women International, an organization committed to helping women survivors of war transform their world, shared stories of small actions by ordinary individuals that have had a positive ripple effect and impacted women's lives across the globe. To view more on the presentation, click here.
Susan Retik, Co-Founder, Beyond the 11th
In 2011, Susan Retik shared information on her efforts to support widows in Afghanistan through grants and skill development provided by Beyond the 11th, which she founded after losing her husband in the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. To view more on the presentation, click here.
Marie Wilson, Founder, The White House Project
Marie Wilson, founder of The White House Project, shared information from The White House Project Report: Benchmarking Women's Leadership, which looked at 10 different sectors and provided concrete solutions from experts in each for improving women's leadership. To view more on the presentation, click here.