Work-Life Balance, Equal Pay, and Staying on the Promotion Track: Advocating for Yourself in the Workplace
March 17, 2015 | 8:30PM Eastern
Join Shifra Bronznick, Founding President of Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community; and Ariela Migdal, Senior Staff Attorney with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project in an engaging conversation on empowering women in the workplace. Stretch your knowledge beyond the popular press and learn practical tips from experts in the field. Participate in this conversation on cutting edge topics, moderated by Dr. Sarah B. Steinberg, consultant in higher education and former Executive Vice Provost of Johns Hopkins University.
Presenters: Shifra Bronznick, Ariela Migdal
Moderator: Sarah Steinberg
Ariela Migdal (@ArielaMigdal) joined the ACLU in 2007 and has worked in such areas as women’s rights, gender-based workplace discrimination and single-sex education. She currently litigates cases concerning discrimination against women in traditionally male-dominated occupations. Migdal clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and Judge Harry T. Edwards of the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals. She also clerked in the Israel Public Defender office. She received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2001. Migdal also holds an M.A. from London University and a B.A. from Harvard University.
Shifra Bronznick collaborates with social change organizations on deepening their impact. Shifra has provided strategic counsel to dozens of organizations including Catalyst, Medicare Rights Center, Educational Alliance, National Council for Research on Women, Women Donors Network, AUBURN, Building Movement Project, the Revson Foundation, Women Moving Millions, and American Jewish World Service. The leadership consultant to the White House Project for a decade, Shifra designed its National Women’s Leadership Summits, established its Corporate Council, as well as “Women Rule,” a partnership with Oprah magazine. Her long-term action research projects at the Nathan Cummings Foundation resulted in the establishment of a Jewish social justice “roundtable” coalition comprised of all the significant organizations in the field. Founder and President of Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community, she is co-author with Didi Goldenhar and Marty Linsky of “Leveling the Playing Field.” She has been selected three times by the Forward newspaper as one of the fifty most influential Jews, and most recently received the 2013 Leading Light Award from the Future Work Institute. A senior fellow at NYU’s Research Center for Leadership in Action at the Wagner Graduate School, she teaches strategic leadership in the Executive Masters in Public Administration program. Previously, Shifra was Executive Vice President of Swig, Weiler & Arnow, a major commercial real estate firm in New York.
Dr. Sarah Steinberg is the former Executive Vice Provost of Johns Hopkins University and currently the Founder and Principal Consultant for Frogstone Strategies. Sarah advises colleges, universities, and related organizations on revenue growth strategies, including enrollment recruitment and retention, online and blended education, continuing and professional education, and public/private educational partnerships.
Prior to founding Frogstone Strategies (www.frogstonestrategies.com), Sarah was the inaugural CEO of ShalomLearning (www.shalomlearning.org), a non-profit organization focused on teaching Jewish education in blended online and on-site formats. Sarah is a dedicated mentor to women in STEM and in higher education, and is a frequent presenter, writer, panelist, and moderator. She serves on several educational technology and non-profit boards.
Sarah holds a BS and a Masters in Civil Engineering from Cornell University, an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Northwestern University and an EdD in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.
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