GW's Women and Philanthropy Forum
Date/Time: Thursday, May 9, 2013 | 9am -2pm
The GW Women and Philanthropy Forum explores the critically important role that women play in enhancing human welfare through their visionary philanthropy.
Announcing our 2013 Keynote Speaker: Barbara Harman
Barbara Harman is Executive Director of the Harman Family Foundation, and President and Editor of the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, which she founded ten years ago. The Catalogue, which has won eight Wilmer Shields Rich Awards from the Council on Foundations for Excellence in Communications, has helped raise over $18 million.
Ms. Harman is Professor Emerita at Wellesley College, where she taught English, and wrote numerous essays and books on Renaissance and Victorian subjects, for twenty-five years. In 2012 she was bestowed the Washington Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award.
Mary V. Mochary, Former Mayor of Montclair, New Jersey; Finance Chair of the Board of Trustees, National Museum of Women in the Arts
Deborah Ratner Salzberg, CCAS BS ‘75, Member, GW Board of Trustees, President, Forest City Washington, Director, Forest City Enterprises
Maureen Schafer, GSEHD BS ’91, Chief Corporate Development Officer, LifeNexus, Inc
Martha Taylor, Vice President, Principal Gifts and Women's Philanthropy, University of Wisconsin Foundation; Cofounder of the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Center on Philanthropy (Panel Moderator)