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 WOMEN IN FINANCE SYMPOSIUM


3/29/2010

WOMEN IN FINANCE SYMPOSIUM
WATCH LIVE HERE ON MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010 AT 10:00 AM EDT

On Monday, March 29, 2010, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in partnership with The White House Council on Women and Girls, will convene a Women in Finance Symposium in celebration of Women's History Month. The symposium will bring together senior administration officials, private sector leaders, university presidents and women entering the field for a series of panel discussions to recognize the contributions of women and to discuss the best means to foster success among future generations of women in the public and private finance sectors.

The Administration is also offering the opportunity for students around the country to engage in the symposium via webcast. In addition to providing insight about how each achieved success in the world of finance, symposium panelists will answer questions submitted from the next generation of women leaders. Throughout the event on Monday, questions can be submitted live on Twitter by using the "#WIF" hash tag or by emailing WomenInFinance@treasury.gov.

CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo will moderate the Symposium’s opening panel and broadcast “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo” live from the Treasury Department later that afternoon.

Panel Participants:
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner
Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Sheila Bair
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Schapiro
Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Christina Romer
Small Business Administrator Karen G. Mills
Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett
Congressional Oversight Panel Chair Elizabeth Warren
Obama Administration officials
Women business leaders
President of the American Council on Education Molly Broad
Senior U.S. Investment Strategist for Goldman Sachs Abby Joseph Cohen
Director in the Strategic Client Group of Morgan Stanley Carla Harris
CEO of  Citi Personal Wealth Management Deborah McWhinney
President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board member Laura Tyson

Symposium Agenda
10:00 AM EDT 
WELCOME AND OVERVIEW
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Treasurer Rosie Rios

10:15 AM EDT
WOMEN DRIVERS OF THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY: PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS
Moderated by Maria Bartiromo, CNBC
Panelists: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Sheila Bair, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Schapiro, Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Christina Romer, Small Business Administrator Karen G. Mills and Congressional Oversight Panel Chair Elizabeth Warren

11:20AM EDT 
THE LANDSCAPE AND CHALLENGE FOR WOMEN IN FINANCE
Moderated by Liz Claman, FOX Business Network
Panelists: President of the American Council on Education Molly Broad, Senior U.S. Investment Strategist for Goldman Sachs Abby Joseph Cohen, Director in the Strategic Client Group of Morgan Stanley Carla Harris, CEO of  Citi Personal Wealth Management Deborah McWhinney and President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board member Laura Tyson

12:30 PM EDT 
WORKING BREAKOUT LUNCHES: SOLUTIONS AND SUCCESS STORIES
Hosted by Senior White House and Treasury Officials

1:30 PM EDT
WHITE HOUSE ROLE IN SUPPORT OF WOMEN
Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President Valerie Jarrett
 
1:45 PM EDT
CLOSING REMARKS
Treasurer Rosie Rios

 

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