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2015 Events

June 18th-21st 2015

What Does It Take to Make a Woman Leader? plenary panel at the 2015 AAUW National Convention
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
San Diego, CA

2014 Events

January 28th 2014

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NY

March 6th 2014

SUNY Sullivan
Loch Sheldrake, NY

March 16th 2014

Cornell University: Keynote International Women’s Day Reception
Ithaca, NY

March 24th 2014 @ 7pm

Skidmore College: Women in Business
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

April 6th 2014 @ 2pm

Woodstock Writers Festival: Journalism Panel
Woodstock, NY

May 6th 2014 @ 6:30-8:30pm

Panel Discussion at:

McDermott, Will & Emery
500 North Capitol Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Moderated by: Marjorie Clifton, Principal of Clifton Consulting LLC; Founder, Spike the Watercooler
Don McPherson, NFL veteran and social activist
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, District of Columbia
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Florida
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida; Chair, Democratic National Committee

June 10th 2014

Women’s Campaign School at Yale University
New Haven, CT

September 23rd 2014 @ 7:00-8:30pm

Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Minneapolis, MN

October 24–26th 2014

Omega Institute: Voices in the Public Square
Rhinebeck, NY

2013 Events

Saturday, November 9th, 2013 @ 6pm

Book Reading, Discussion, and Signing with Marianne Schnall

The Golden Notebook at The Kleinert/James Arts Center
34 Tinker Street
Woodstock, New York 12498
(845) 679-8000

“As Jane Fonda puts it in the book, ‘It’s less about gender sometimes and more about consciousness.'” —Cynthia Harrison, Library Journal

Monday, November 18th, 2013 @ 6pm

Launch Event & Panel Discussion co-sponsored by featuring: Marianne Schnall, Pat Mitchell, Joy Behar, Don McPherson, Carol Jenkins, Elizabeth Lesser, Ana Navarro, Marie Wilson, Julie Zeilinger, and other special guests

Playwrights Horizons Theatre
416 West 42nd Street
New York, New York 10036
($40 general admission; $100 includes VIP reception & signed book)

“Through far-ranging conversations, Schnall gained insight into factors contributing to the country’s failure to elect a woman to its highest office and sought advice as to how we can not only better prepare for the next presidential election but create a world in which today’s young women feel empowered to break out of stereotypical roles.” —Carol Haggas, Booklist

Sunday, November 24th, 2013 @ 3pm

Book Reading, Discussion, and Signing with Marianne Schnall

Inquiring Minds Bookstore
200 Main Street
Saugerties, New York 12477
(845) 246-5775

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 @ 6pm PST

Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom will sit down for a special conversation on gender equity, leadership and the need for partnership between men and women, in honor of author Marianne Schnall’s new book What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?: Conversations About Women, Leadership and Power

The private event, moderated by TV host Amanda de Cadenet of The Conversation, will take place in San Francisco. The discussion will be viewable live on The Conversation’s website.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 @ 6pm

The Feminist Society at New York University welcomes author Marianne Schnall for a book reading, signing, and discussion, led by Julie Zeilinger of The FBomb.

NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South
New York, New York 10012
(212) 998-4900

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