Washington, D.C. — On Friday, September 27, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) will deliver remarks on the importance of improving the lives of families by strengthening the workplace with policies that ensure paid family medical leave, equal pay, and access to quality, affordable child care. Sen. Gillibrand will announce her “Opportunity Plan: New Rules for the New Economy,” which includes a number of policies aimed at allowing women to achieve their full potential for themselves and their families.
Following the senator’s remarks, a panel of business and advocacy leaders will discuss how elected officials, advocates, and the business community can work together to strengthen the economy by unlocking the full potential of women and their families.
Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress; Counselor, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
John Arensmeyer, Founder and CEO, Small Business Majority
Joe Echevarria, CEO, Deloitte LLP
Deborah Gillis, COO, Catalyst
Susan Molinari, Vice President for Public Policy, Google
Ai-jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
September 27, 2013
10:30 a.m. ET – 12:00 p.m. ET
Coffee will be served at 10:00 a.m.
Center for American Progress Action Fund
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
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