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The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Inducts
Washington, DC Member, Barbara Hackman Franklin
IWF Washington, DC member, Barbara Hackman Franklin is President and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises. She was the 29th US Secretary of Commerce and led the first White House effort to recruit women for high-level government positions. To read more about this special honor, click here.
IWF New York and Southern California Member, Loreen Arbus, Will be Honored with
the Womensphere Global Award for Philanthropic Leadership
The Womensphere Foundation will honor Loreen Arbus, humanitarian, disability rights activist, producer, author, President of the Loreen Arbus Foundation, the Goldenson-Arbus Foundation and Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc., with the Womensphere Global Award for Philanthropic Leadership at the Womensphere Global Awards on October 2nd in New York City.
“The Womensphere Global Awards are given to outstanding individuals and institutions that demonstrate extraordinary leadership and impact the mission of the Womensphere Foundation: to unleash the potential of women and girls, to build a more inclusive and more sustainable world, and to create a better future,” says Analisa Balares, CEO of Womensphere, Chair of the Womensphere Foundation and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
“Arbus has demonstrated genuine passion for advancing women, for creating a more inclusive world, and for building a better future,” says Balares, who will present the award. “Over the decades, Loreen has shown exceptional impact through her philanthropy and leadership in Women Moving Millions, United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, The Women’s Media Center, The Women’s Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and across many causes and organizations, from health and education, to women’s media, public policy, minority rights, and the arts.”
For more information about Womensphere Foundation please click on the following link: http://www.womenspherefoundation.org/
A Tribute to Muriel Siebert
Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times
The International Women’s Forum pays tribute to the passing of a pioneer who forever changed Wall Street – IWF’s Hall of Fame Honoree and New York Women’s Forum member, Muriel Siebert. She was the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, back in 1967, and remained so for a decade. Siebert also was the first woman to head one of the exchange’s member firms.
Please follow the link to read about her story and battle for equality on Wall Street.