On June 28 6-8:30pm, join our discussion on the role of women as active participants and leaders in our democracy, including community action, civic engagement, and running for office.
Women & Political Identity will feature a conversation with former NJ Governor Christine Todd Whitman and panelists Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R), Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D), and Women’s March on New Jersey Founder/Lead Organizer Elizabeth Meyer.
This nonpartisan forum will explore the roads to leadership that our speaker and panelists have taken, including the challenges they have faced. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is highly recommended. Register TODAY!
Seating is limited for this special evening edition of WEN is Now: A Women’s Empowerment Network. Pre-registration is highly recommended.
If available, on-site registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis until seats are filled.
Christine Todd Whitman is the President of The Whitman Strategy Group (WSG), a consulting firm that specializes in energy and environmental issues. WSG offers a comprehensive set of solutions to problems facing businesses, organizations, and governments; they have been at the forefront of helping leading companies find innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
Governor Whitman served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from January of 2001 until June of 2003. She was the 50th Governor of the State of New Jersey, serving as its first woman governor from 1994 until 2001.
She is the author of a New York Times best seller called “It’s My Party Too”, which was published in January of 2005 and released in paperback in March 2006.
Governor Whitman serves on the Board of Directors of Texas Instruments Inc. and United Technologies Corporation, and formerly served on the Board of S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc. She is a member of the Nuclear Matters Advisory Council and Terrestrial Energy’s International Advisory Board. She holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.
Governor Whitman also serves a number of non-profit organizations including as Chairman of the American Security Project and Vice-Chairman of the Trustees of the Eisenhower Fellowships. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Responsible Shale Development. She co-chairs the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative Leadership Council and is on the Advisory Board of the Corporate Eco Forum.