Economic Security for Women Wealth Building for Women of Color as a Strategy for Long-Term Economic Recovery

03/08/2010 (All day)

This International Women's Day attend for a policy discussion on race, gender, immigration and economic security.

10:00 am "The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Wealth: Why Disparities Matter"
12:00 pm Luncheon Keynote
1:15 pm "Lifting as We Climb: Women of Color, Economic Security, and America's Future"
3:00 pm "First Generation Women Immigrants: Generating New Wealth, Generating a Global Economy"

Hosted by
The Insight Center for Community Economic Development, the Institute for Women's Policy Research, the National Council of Negro Women, theWomen of Color Policy Network at NYU, and the National Council for Research on Women.
Confirmed Speakers
The Honorable Yvette Clarke (D-NY)
The Honorable Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
Linda Basch, Ph.D., President, National Council for Research on Women
Janis Bowdler, Deputy Director, Wealth Building Policy Project, National Council of La Raza
Mariko Chang, Ph.D., National expert on the gender wealth gap
Melany Dela Cruz, Associate Director, Asian Pacific American Community Development Data Center, UCLA
Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., President, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Avis Jones De-Weever, Ph.D., Director, Research, Public Policy, and Information Center, National Council of Negro Women
Jaqueline Johnson Pata, Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians Julianne Malveaux, Ph.D., President, Bennett College for Women
Barbara Robles, Ph.D., Senior Community Affairs Research Liaison, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Beatriz Olvera Stotzer, CEO, New Economics for Women
Sarah Echohawk Vermillion, Vice President, First Nations Development Institute
Invited Speakers
The Honorable Mary Fallin (R-OK)
The Honorable Barbara Lee (D-CA)
The Honorable Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
The Honorable Doris Matsui (D-CA)
The Honorable Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
Alexis Herman, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton
Victor Corral