November 13-17 | Charlottesville, VA

November 13-17 in Charlottesville, VA, more than 30 emerging leaders from over two dozen countries, students and faculty from the University of Virginia, and other scholars and experts will convene for a week of programming that includes plenary sessions, small group discussions, breakout workshops, site visits to community organizations, and a project-based learning component.

The week begins with the University of Virginia’s Women’s Global Leadership Forum and is continued with the Presidential Precinct’s Global Leadership Forum that will be focused on developing innovative ideas and effective solutions to ensure that women and girls around the world have access to quality educational opportunities that will set them up for lifelong success. Remarks from former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will unite these two events into one premier week of programming. Click HERE to learn more about the Women’s Global Leadership Forum.

 

In partnership with

Sponsorship of the 2017 Global Leadership Forum reflects Tupperware’s longstanding commitment of empowering women all over the world, and as a pillar in the company’s purpose for more than 65 years, the Global Leadership Forum is among other select programs and global women’s initiatives that the company supports.


Tupperware’s own Global Links program is a cross-cultural exchange for high achieving female business and economics professors in developing and post-conflict countries that was co-founded with Rollins College, with the support of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues.



Program Speakers & Facilitators (in order of appearance)

Neal Piper
 
 
Neal Piper

The Presidential Precinct

Robert Pianta
 
 
Robert Pianta

UVA Curry School of Education

Sharmista Banerjee
 
 
Sharmista Banerjee

University of Calcutta
Global Links Scholar

Nancy Hopkins
 
 
Nancy Hopkins

The Presidential Precinct

Elinor Steele
 
 
Elinor Steele

Tupperware Brands Corporation

Erin Kennedy
 
 
Erin Kennedy

ChildFund International

Edith Winx Lawrence
 
 
Edith Winx Lawrence

UVA Curry School of Education

Valerie Adams-Bass
 
 
Valerie Adams-Bass

UVA Curry School of Education


 
 
Mary Conway Dato-on

Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business

Alexandra Arriaga
 
 
Alexandra Arriaga

Strategy for Humanity

Katrina Debnam
 
 
Katrina Debnam

UVA School of Nursing

Bethany Johnson
 
 
Bethany Johnson

Basic Education Coalition


 
 
Chic Thompson

UVA Darden School of Business, WAGiLabs


 
 
Lauren Wollack

Vital Voices Global Partnership


 
 
Abigail Kayser

UVA Curry School of Education


 
 
Elgin Cleckley

UVA School of Architecture

Sara Bon-Harper
 
 
Sara Bon-Harper

James Monroe’s Highland

James B. Murray, Jr.
 
 
James B. Murray, Jr.

The Presidential Precinct


 
 
Donald Steinberg

World Learning, Inc.


 
 
Clare Rowland

Millennium Challenge Corporation

Sasha Greene
 
 
Sasha Monty

Corporate Philanthropy

Nancy Deutsch
 
 
Nancy Deutsch

UVA Curry School of Education

Steve Bowers
 
 
Steve Bowers

Chaski Global

Rick Goings
 
 
Rick Goings

Tupperware Brands Corporation

Matthew Wheelock
 
 
Matthew Wheelock

UVA Curry School of Education


 
 



The Women’s Global Leadership Forum | November 13-14
Featuring:

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Shelley Moore Capito

Jean Case

Dorothy McAuliffe





Agenda | Wednesday, November 15 (The University of Virginia)

9:00-9:15AM
Welcome Remarks

Neal Piper, Executive Director, The Presidential Precinct
Robert Pianta, Dean, UVA Curry School of Education
Luyando Haangala-Wood, Mandela Washington Fellow Alumna, Zambia


9:15-9:45AM
Panel Discussion: Education Empowers

Introduction: Nancy Hopkins, Director of Programs, The Presidential Precinct

Moderator: Elinor Steele, Vice President Global Communications & Women’s Initiatives, Tupperware Brands Corporation
Sharmistha Banerjee, Professor, University of Calcutta; Alumna Scholar of the Tupperware Brands Global Links Scholar Program
Sreedipta Choudhury, M.B.A. Student, University of Calcutta


9:45-12:20PM
Roundtables: Challenges to Gender Equality in Education

Topics Include:

Poverty and Economic Factors
Facilitator: Erin Kennedy, Director of Advocacy and Partnerships, ChildFund International

The Need for Gender-Sensitive Teaching & Curricula
Facilitator: Edith Winx Lawrence, Program Director, Professor, Youth and Social Innovation, UVA Curry School of Education

Cultural and Societal Norms and Practices
Facilitator: Valerie Adams-Bass, Assistant Professor of Education, UVA Curry School of Education

Ensuring Employability and Economic Empowerment
Facilitator: Mary Conway Dato-on, Professor of International Business and Social Entrepreneurship, Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business

Violence and Personal Security
Facilitator: Alexandra Arriaga, Partner, Strategy for Humanity

Health-Education Linkages
Facilitator: Katrina Debnam, Assistant Professor of Nursing, UVA School of Nursing

Policy Frameworks
Facilitator: Bethany Johnson, Communications and Outreach Manager, Basic Education Coalition


12:20-1:00PM
Lunch


1:00-2:30PM
Strategic Curiosity

Chic Thompson, Batten Fellow, UVA Darden School of Business; Founder, WAGiLabs


2:30-3:00PM
Intentional Reflection


3:00-5:30PM
Site Visits to Charlottesville-based Nonprofits


7:00-8:30PM
Cultivating Community: An Evening of Film


Moderator: Lauren Wollack, Senior Director, Vital Voices Global Partnership
Bukky Shonibare, Founder, Girl-Child Africa; Coordinator, Adopt-A-Camp
Abigail Kayser, PhD Candidate, UVA Curry School of Education
Local middle and high school students




Agenda | Thursday, November 16 (James Monroe’s Highland)

9:00-11:45AM
Design Thinking Workshop

Elgin Cleckley, Assistant Professor, UVA School of Architecture


12:00-1:30PM
Education4All Luncheon

Sara Bon-Harper, Executive Director, James Monroe’s Highland
James B. Murray, Jr., Founder, The Presidential Precinct

Keynote: Donald Steinberg, CEO, World Learning Inc.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Neal Piper
, Executive Director, The Presidential Precinct
Victoria Harker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Tegna Inc.
Elinor Steele, Vice President Global Communications & Women’s Initiatives
Abella Bateyunga, Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumna, Tanzania
Maxsalia Salmon, Atlas Corps Fellow, Jamaica


2:00-4:30PM
Mini-Workshops


Topics Include:

Advocacy
Facilitator: Julie Willig, Grassroots Officer, GirlUp

Using Data for Evidence-based Programs
Facilitator: Clare Rowland, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Fundraising and Resource Mobilization
Facilitator: Sasha Monty, Fundraising and Corporate Philanthropy Consultant

Developing a Theory of Change
Facilitator: Nancy Deutsch, Professor, Director of Youth-Nex, UVA Curry School of Education


4:30-5:00PM
Pitch Competition Preparation


5:00-5:30PM
Intentional Reflection




Agenda | Friday, November 17 (James Monroe’s Highland)

9:00-10:00AM
Preparing an Effective Pitch

Valeria McFarren-Piper, Co-Founder, Chaski Global
Steve Bowers, Co-Founder, Chaski Global


10:00-12:00PM
Innovation Challenge: Analyzing Problems, Generating Solutions


12:00-1:00PM
Working Lunch


1:00-2:00PM
Innovation Challenge: Analyzing Problems, Generating Solutions (continued)


2:00-4:00PM
Pitch Competition

Rick Goings, CEO, Tupperware Brands Corporation

Judges:

Matthew Wheelock, Associate Professor of Education, UVA Curry School of Education
Sharmistha Banerjee, Professor, University of Calcutta; Alumna Scholar of the Tupperware Brands Global Links Scholar Program
Chic Thompson, Batten Fellow, UVA Darden School of Business; Founder, WAGiLabs


4:00-5:00PM
Reflections and Next Steps