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How to Impact Change: Real-World Advice for How You Can Influence and Make a Difference

Women can impact tremendous change. This panel will explore a diversity of areas in which women can impact change including politics, education, media, business and community. We will offer first hand perspectives of women who are impacting change and illustrate why it is critical to get involved and how you can make a difference and influence the world around you.

Moderator: Moira Forbes, vice president and publisher, ForbesWoman and host, “Success with Moira Forbes”


Maria M. Ebrahimji, journalist, executive editorial producer, CNN and co-editor, I Speak for Myself

Carol Fulp, senior vice president of brand communications and corporate social responsibility at John Hancock Financial and representative, General Assembly, United Nations

Kyla Lapierre, senior vice president, State Street Corporation

Jane Swift, first woman to serve as Governor of Massachusetts, former State Senator and CEO, Middlebury Interactive Languages