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With Caryl Stern (CEO, Unicef USA), Lisa Tatum (Founder/CEO, Landit), Mindy Grossman (CEO, WW International), Terry Kassel (Dir., The Paul E Singer Foundation), Michal Divon (Israeli-American Journalist & TV Host).
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM   $75
UJA-Federation of New York, 130 E 59th St
 
     
 
 
              

            
 
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PRESENTED BY UJA PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

Hear from superstar women at the top of their professions & connect with like-minded peers. Come ready to be inspired. It's time to be a changemaker: in your life, in your workplace, & in your community.

Attend one of three sessions led by an expert in her field. Then, bring it all together with a front-row seat at a panel discussion. Plus, you will learn about UJA-Federation's life-changing work.

The program's schedule is as follows:
6:00 - 6:30 pm: Check-in
6:30 - 7:15 pm: Breakout sessions
7:15 - 7:45 pm: Cocktail reception
7:45 - 8:45 pm: Panel discussion

Mindy Grossman
CEO OF WW INTERNATIONAL
Mindy Grossman has served as a director & president & CEO of WW since July 2017. Mindy has more than 38 years of experience in building & transforming consumer brands. Prior to joining WW, she served as chief executive officer of HSN & was a member of its Board of Directors starting in August 2008. She is credited with transforming HSN into a lifestyle network offering an exciting array of products, personalities, & experiences designed to engage, inform, & entertain. Grossman is a director of Fanatics, & is vice chairman of the Board of Directors of UNICEF USA.

Terry Kassel
Terry Kassel
DIRECTOR, THE PAUL E. SINGER FOUNDATION
Terry Kassel serves on the Management Committee of Elliott Associates, a hedge fund founded in 1977, where she is counsel & senior advisor. Previously, she was global head of Human Resources & member of the Operating Committee, Merrill Lynch & Co.; counsel & head of Human Resources, Private Client Division, Merrill Lynch & Co.; litigation counsel, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith. Terry serves as chairman of the Board of Start-Up Nation Central, a not-for-profit based in Israel; director of the Paul E. Singer Foundation; board member of OneTable; & board member of Jewish Funders Network & The Jewish Food Society.

Caryl M. Stern
Caryl M. Stern
PRESIDENT AND CEO OF UNICEF USA
Caryl M. Stern is an activist, author, executive, public speaker, mother of three, & grandmother of two. A dynamic changemaker, Caryl has dedicated her career to helping others through education, compassion, advocacy, & rolling up her sleeves. Since 2007, she has served as president & CEO of UNICEF USA, an organization that supports UNICEF's lifesaving work to put children first.

Under Caryl's leadership, UNICEF USA has more than doubled its fundraising revenue, secured multimillion dollar commitments in support of the world's children, & launched UNICEF Kid Power, the world's first Wearable-for-Good that empowers kids to get active & save lives. Caryl has traveled to more than 30 countries in support of UNICEF's work & has spearheaded the organization's emergency relief efforts for children affected by disasters, including the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the 2011 East Africa drought, the Ebola & Zika epidemics, & the ongoing global refugee & migrant crisis.

A sought-after public speaker on the topics of Kids Helping Kids, children & philanthropy, anti-bullying, & international development, Caryl was invited to present at the White House's inaugural summit on The United State of Women & was named one of the "25 Women Changing the World in 2017" by People Magazine, 20 Most Influential Moms of 2017 by Family Circle, 25 Moms We Love by Working Mother Magazine & Ten Women to Watch by Jewish Women International.

Caryl serves on the Board of Directors of The Container Store & the We Are Family Foundation, the Advisory Board to the WNBA & the Advisory Council of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Prior to joining UNICEF USA, Caryl was an executive at the Anti-Defamation League, the founding director of its A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute, & the dean of students at Polytechnic University.

Lisa Skeete Tatum
Lisa Skeete Tatum
FOUNDER AND CEO OF LANDIT
Lisa Skeete Tatum is founder & CEO of Landit, a personalized career pathing technology to increase the success & engagement of women & diverse groups in the workplace. The platform offers a turn-key "one size fits one" solution that enables companies to attract, develop, & retain high-potential diverse talent.

Previously, Lisa was a general partner for over a decade with Cardinal Partners, a $350M+ early stage healthcare venture capital firm. Lisa also worked for Procter & Gamble, GE Capital, & founded her own consulting practice.

Lisa serves on numerous high-growth, public, & nonprofit boards including Union Square Hospitality Group, Cornell University Board of Trustees, McCarter Theater, The Lawrenceville School, The Princeton Area Community Foundation, & the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors.

Lisa received her B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University & her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. She is a member of the Kauffman Fellows Class 4 & a 2012 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, Vanity Fair, Fortune, CNBC, BBC Business & named one of the Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs by Landit was named one of the Top 10 Innovations That Made Women's Lives Better by Fast Company.

Michelle Divon
Michelle Divon
ISRAELI-AMERICAN JOURNALIST AND TV HOST
Michal Michelle Divon is an Israeli-American journalist & TV host living in New York City & working as a news anchor & reporter for i24NEWS & News12. Michelle previously worked at i24NEWS in Jaffa, Israel, where she hosted a daily documentary show called High Definition. Since moving to the city, Michelle has served as M.C. for various events, including the annual Israel Parade co-anchored with Fox5. This past year Michelle has been the M.C. for events for the WJC, FIDF, JNF, SOSA, Soroka Medical Center, Batsheva Women, JCRC, JCC, AICF, & Israeli consulate, among others, & has written for The Times of Israel & The Forward. Michelle holds a B.A. in government, diplomacy, & strategy from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.
 
 
 
 
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