IWPR's 25th Anniversary Event: Making Research Count for Women, Launching the Next 25 Years
On May 22, 2013, IWPR marked its first 25 years of making research count for women at the AFL-CIO. The event featured an afternoon symposium followed by an evening reception. The day's panelists and keynote speakers included renowned experts from the realms of business, research, and politics.
- Watch the full event online. IWPR Board Chair Esmeralda Lyn and IWPR President Heidi Hartmann opened the event. The first panel (30:15), "Achieving Economic Equality," featured Bryce Covert, Economic Policy Editor with ThinkProgress; Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT); Avis Jones-DeWeever, President and CEO of Unlimited, LLC; and Karen Peetz, President of the Bank of New York Mellon.Cindy Estrada, Vice President of the International Union, United Auto Workers provided the afternoon keynote address (1:31:30).The second panel (1:42:00), "Achieving Political Equality," featured Martha Burk, host of "Equal Time with Martha Burk," Sam Bennett, President and CEO of the Women's Campaign Fund; Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI); and Michele L. Swers, Professor with Georgetown University.U.S. Acting Secretary of State Rebecca Blank provided the evening keynote (3:01:30).
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