Women's Summit Program

Join us on Wednesday, October 19 at 10 a.m. EDT for The Sixth Annual Fordham Women’s Summit: Philanthropy | Empowerment | Change at Fordham Law School.

Please note, the schedule is subject to change.


10 a.m.

Welcome Address

Martha K. Hirst, Emcee; Senior Vice President, CFO, and Treasurer, Fordham University

10:10 a.m.

Opening Keynote Conversation | Women in Leadership

A Conversation with President Tania Tetlow and Adriana Trigiani, PAR

11 a.m.


11:20 a.m.

Breakout Panel Discussion | A View From the Top: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Transformation

Breakout Workshop | Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

12:10 p.m.

Buffet Lunch

1 p.m.

Student Scholarship Speaker 

Honoring Fordham's Pioneering Woman in Philanthropy 

Kim Bepler
Joy Fernandez, GABELLI '88
Theresa Mao, Ph.D. GSAS '60, '64
Sr. Ann Marino, MC '63

1:25 p.m.


Ignatian Yoga Stretch

1:40 p.m.

Panel Discussion | A View From the Top: Retention and Recruitment in the Great Reshuffle

2:30 p.m.



2:45 p.m.

Closing Keynote Panel Discussion | A Spotlight on Corporate Social Responsibility

3:35 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Q&A, Feedback Forum

3:45 p.m.

Networking & Cocktail Reception