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Fordham Women's Summit: Philanthropy | Empowerment | Change

Fordham Women's Summit: Philanthropy | Empowerment | Change

The Fordham Women’s Summit is a unique opportunity for Fordham alumnae, faculty, and friends to discuss and celebrate their achievements as leaders, activists, and philanthropists, as well as attend professional and personal development sessions.

Given the ongoing effects of COVID-19, we have decided to move this year’s Summit to an online format as your health and well-being are our top priorities. Though we are not gathering together in person, we are excited for the opportunity to broaden our reach in a virtual setting and engage hundreds of members of the Fordham community from all over the world.

Join us on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, for the fourth annual Fordham Women’s Summit: Philanthropy | Empowerment | Change.

2020 Keynote Speaker

Mary Ann Bartels, GABELLI ’85, GSAS ’92: Turning Financial Literacy into Philanthropy
Inspired by her aunt, who encouraged her never to be intimidated, Mary Ann Bartels rose to the top of the investing world. With more than 25 years of experience, Bartels, most recently the head of the Research Investment Committee and of exchange-traded fund strategy at Bank of America Securities, is highly regarded for developing proprietary models for equity pairs trading and for her sector, industry, and stock selection.

2020 Panels

  • Building Personal Resilience: Yes I Can! Yes We Can!
  • Career Outlook: COVID-19 Trends & Perspectives
  • Perfection Intervention: Finding Strength in Letting Go
  • "Who's the Boss?": Perspectives on Modern Home Economics