The theme of the Conference was“Who’s Wearing the Hat:
Women in Non-Traditional Roles”
AAUW NYS President Roli Wendorf
Panelists: Dr. Diona Koerner
Leah Rambo, Jamoire Johnson
Moderator: Lisa LaRocca
The Conference was hosted by the Westchester Branch on Saturday,
October 28, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
at the Greenburgh Public Library
300 Tarrytown Road
Congrats to the organizers, speakers and all those members and friends who contributed to the success of the AAUW NYS District V Conference!
Congrats to the organizers, speakers
and all those members and friends
who contributed to the success of
the AAUW NYS District V Conference on
“Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Workplace”
held at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City on October 15, 2016.
The participants included keynote speaker Bich Ha Pham, Public Advocate NYC; Azadeh Khalili, Executive Director, Commission on Gender Equity, Office of the Mayor, NYC; Pamela Abner, Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Mount Sinai Hospital; Rippi Karda, Assistant General Counsel, Verizon, Basking Ridge, NJ and Gabrielle Lyse Brown, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, NYC Bar Association. Congrats to the District V Leadership for such a successful Conference!
Heide Parreño Anita Nahal
Diversity Director, ESVB D&I Consultant, ESVB
Each person picked a gem of their choice as they registered for our AAUW NYS District V Conference on “Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Workplace” held at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City on October 15, 2016.
Diversity and Inclusion is a mosaic of gems reflecting persons from different age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnic, socio-economic, health and spiritual cultures including the culture of the Deaf, each with unique ideas and abilities. The Empire State Virtual NY Branch is committed to integrate the value of Diversity and Inclusion in the programs and activities of the branch as well as embed in leadership and organizational structure of the Branch.
The Empire State Virtual Branch have four initiatives for 2016 and 2017 as our commitment to D&I. and to continue the attempt to embed in leadership and organizational structure of AAUW the value of diversity and inclusion.
These initiatives are:
- More informative and user friendly website for D&I at ESVB website.
- Yearly award for Empire State Virtual NY Branch members and friends for work done on Diversity and Inclusion.
- Holding D&I programs /events /lectures / representation at District Meeting, State Convention and Leadership Conference in Cazenovia
Share link of D&I survey. Do survey for ESVB, NYS, and National. Disseminate available resources at AAUW National: https://www.aauw.org/resource/diversity-and-inclusion-tool-kit/