Private/Civil Society Partnerships and Corporate Social Responsibility: Women as Agents of Change
Co-Sponsors: UN Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP) and UN Development Fund For Women (UNIFEM)
Date: Thursday, 6 March 2008
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Place: Church Center - Boss Room, 8th Fl.
777 UN Plaza (44th Street and First Avenue)
Speakers: June Zeitlin, Executive Director, WEDO
Leslie Meek-Wohl, Senior Program Officer, Citi Foundation
Amy Davidsen, Director, Environmental Affairs, JP Morgan Chase
Shari Cohen, Senior Fellow, Demos
Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women
A discussion of the impact of women’s leadership on private sector-civil society partnerships, and strategies for building Corporate Social Responsibility. What are the challenges and the potential for creating collaborative bridges, and how can companies make a difference in the lives of women by adopting principled policies and practices?
What We Do
NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.