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Women's Summit Program

Join us virtually on Wednesday, October 20 at 10 a.m. EDT for The Fifth Annual Fordham Women’s Summit: Philanthropy | Empowerment | Change

Please note, the schedule is subject to change.

10 a.m.

Welcome Addresses

Martha K. Hirst, Emcee; Senior Vice President, CFO, and Treasurer, Fordham University
Joseph M. McShane, S.J., President, Fordham University

10:15 a.m.

Opening Keynote Presentation

Stacey Tisdale, MC '88: Change Your Mind. Change Your Money. Change The World.
Award-winning financial journalist and author, Stacey Tisdale shows us how to strip away the mental and emotional barriers that prevent us from using our wealth to make the greatest statement of who we are and what we value.

11 a.m.


12 p.m.

Lunch Break and Optional Programming

Ignatian Guided Wellness

Carol Gibney, LMSW, Associate Director of Campus Ministry for Spiritual and Pastoral Ministries, Director of Spiritual Life, Leadership and Service, Ignatian Yoga Teacher, Fordham University

Women's Giving Circles: How Combined Gifts Can Make an Impact

Hope Gallagher Ogletree, Senior Director of Development Senior Director of Women’s Philanthropy, Fordham University

1:35 p.m.

1:40 p.m.

Student Scholarship Speaker

Jayda Jones, FCLC '23

1:45 p.m.


1:55 p.m.

Closing Keynote Presentation

Joan Garry, FCRH '79: Leaving Your Mark
As a champion for the nonprofit sector, Joan Garry will share her insights about how helping others enriches those who serve. Many of us see the world differently post-pandemic and feel called to make meaningful contributions. It is in working together to repair the world that we will find ourselves living lives of true purpose.

2:40 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Q&A, Feedback Forum