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 and Philanthropy

A Discussion with President Tania Tetlow and Adriana Trigiani, PAR

11 a.m.


12:10 p.m.

Buffet Lunch

1 p.m.

Student Scholarship Speaker 

Honoring Fordham's Pioneering Woman in Philanthropy 

Kim Bepler, Fordham Trustee, Honorary Doctorate '22
Mary Byrne, Ph.D., TMC '72, GSAS '78, '83, PAR
Joy Fernandez, GABELLI '88
Theresa Mao, Ph.D. GSAS '60, '64
Sr. Ann Marino, MC '63

1:25 p.m.

Ignatian Yoga Stretch

2:30 p.m.


3:35 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Q&A, Feedback Forum

3:45 p.m.

Networking & Cocktail Reception