IWF Georgia International Women's Day Agenda:
Monday, March 8, 2021, all times are EST:
Agenda features leading voices including The Carter Center CEO, Paige Alexander; author and former Spelman President, Beverly Tatum; Georgia Budget & Policy Institute President and CEO, Taifa Butler; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Chief of Staff, Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur; Michelle Nunn, Angela Coaxum-Young, and more, will examine the effect of 2020 on the status of women and girls globally, and right here in Georgia: the impact, long-term implications and innovative solutions.
Draft Run of Show: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. / Followed by Mentoring
11:30 am - 11:35 am
Introduction Agenda and Theme for the day: Featuring Mistress of Ceremonies: Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur, Chief of Staff, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
11:35 am - 11:55 am
Status of Women – Globally: Features a presenter with presentation. Live Q&A following.
15 min / 5 min q&a
11:55 am - 12:10 pm
Status of Women – Georgia: Featuring Taifa Butler, President, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute. Presentation and Q&A.
10 min / 5 min q&a
12:10 pm - 12:15 pm
Transition to 1st Panel – Pre-recorded set-up of the Global Education issue with tight interviews with girls/women.
12:15 pm - 1:05 pm
International Panel - The looming crisis regarding education and access to information for women and girls around the world. Where we stand and the implications for the future. Featuring Paige Alexander, CEO, Carter Center and additional panelists TBA.
40 min / 10 min. q&a
1:05 pm - 1:10 pm
Transition to 2nd Panel – Pre-recorded set-up of the topic: Black girls – arguably America’s most at-risk students in the country with tight interviews with U.S. girls.
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
USA Panel - The battle to ensure Black girls are not forgotten, and worse, demeaned in the US educational system. Featuring moderator/participant Dr. Beverly Tatum, former President, Spelman College; and panelist Angela Coaxum-Young, Principal at the historic Booker T. Washington High School. Additional panelists TBA.
40 min / 10 min. q&a
2:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Closing Remarks: (Mistress of Ceremonies)
Break-out Group Discussions:
2:05 pm - 2:30 pm
Break-out discussion groups with facilitators
Power Talk Group Mentoring:
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
15 minute break / transition to agenda for new link to additional online experience
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Second segment: Speed mentoring for those participating
“Power Talk Group Mentoring" with mentees (invitation only) including local college students, emerging leaders from our sponsors, and Year Up participants joined by IWF member mentors. Members may sign up as a mentor through the event registration process. Mentors will share insights in small groups with mentees during this time via Zoom break-out groups.
IWF Georgia Member pricing is complimentary including 1 ticket for IWF member and an additional ticket for her guest.
*Guest ticket can be donated back to IWF Georgia to support a college student or early career woman to attend.
Click here to register, and for other ticket purchase opportunities.
IWD 2021 Agenda and timeline details, click here.
IWD 2021 Sponsors & Contributors, click here.
IWD 2021 Speaker details click here.
IWD 2021 Leadership team, details, click here.
Monday, March 8, 2021
A Virtual Experience Hosted by Georgia-Pacific on Zoom
Jennifer Langley, IWF Georgia Forum Manager, email@example.com, 404-314-3941