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 a half-day women's leadership conference

The Helen Mills Auditorium | 137 W 26th Street | New York, NY 10001

 12:00pm EST - 4:30pm EST

What if you could take one day to change the world as we know it?

On Tuesday, November 14th the inaugural Take The Lead Day: Powertopia Symposium in NYC where women will came together to discover solutions and employ specific strategies and tools to achieve gender equity in leadership across all fields and disciplines by 2025. This intimate half-day summit brought together powerful speakers, presenters and change leaders to advance women toward leadership parity.

Speakers, Workshop Presenters and Panelists for Take The Lead Day NYC Events Included: 

  • Rosie Rios, Former US Treasurer
  • Gloria Feldt, President & Co-Founder, Take The Lead
  • Alysia Reiner, Actress, Producer and Activist
  • Kathleen Turner, Actor and Activist 
  • Sarah Maslin Nir, Journalist, New York Times
  • Sara O'Brien, Journalist, CNN
  • Michelle Herrera Mulligan, Founding Editor in Chief, Cosmopolitan for Latinas
  • Nathalie Nino-Molina, CEO & Founder, BRAVA Investments
  • Katie Orenstein, Founder & CEO, The OpEd Project
  • Katica Roy, CEO, Pipeline Equity
  • Raakee Mirchandani, Editor- In-Chief, Moneyish
  • Patricia Russo, Executive Director, Yale Campaign School
  • Cheryl Najafi, Founder and CEO of Everyday Dishes and Love Over H8
  • Alok Kapur, Senior Global Leader, SAP
  • Natasha Alford, Deputy Editor & Host, TheGrio
  • Jewelle Bickford, Co-Chair, Paradigm for Parity
  • Georgene Huang, CEO & Co-Founder, Fairygodboss
  • Patricia Jerirdo, Leadership Ambassador, Take The Lead
  • Amy Litzenberger, Co-founder, Take The Lead