Women Donors Network Annual Conference

Event Details

Date & Time November 6, 2008, 12:00am – November 9, 2008, 12:00am
Location Fairmont Copely Plaza
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA
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Contact Kathy Andreson :: kandreson@womendonors.org :: (650) 833-6750
Website www.womendonors.org

"The WDN annual conference is a highlight of my year. The speakers are top notch. It's like the best college reunion, graduate seminar, and friends' night out I ever went to, all rolled into one. I always leave brimming with new ideas and energy."

-WDN Member, Barbara Dobkin 

Join Women Donors Network in Boston for their post-election conference, November 6-9, 2008, as they look to the future to build a more just world. This city presents a multitude of opportunities to examine the issues of class, gender and race and learn about successful models that are transforming the progressive landscape.

  • Share your experiences and make connections.
  • Learn about new opportunities and challenges in building the movement for progressive social change.
  • Participate in sessions that will strengthen your philanthropy and reaffirm your commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice.
  • Engage in skill building activities and stimulating educational discussions.
  • Take action together!

Featured Speakers

  • Kickoff party with special guests Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers who will share how they have combined their artistic endeavors with a long-standing commitment to social change.
  • Keynote Address by civil rights scholar and Harvard Law Professor Lani Guinier, speaking on The Intersectionality of Class, Gender and Race.
    Afternoon Dialogue, with Gina Glantz, Kate Kendall, and moderator Maria Hinojosa. They will share a Post-Election Analysis of Class, Race, Gender, and Sexuality & the Future of the Progressive Movement.
  • Closing Plenary, Where Do We Go From Here? Building a Movement and Developing a Progressive Vision for Education, Health, Economics, and the Environment, with Byllye Avery, Linda Bilmes, Winona LaDuke, Frances Lucerna, and Moderator Maya Wiley.

WDN members and prospective members are invited to attend our annual conference. For more information, click here.