Women Empowering Women Program Timeline

Women Empowering Women

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 on WebEx

7-8:00 p.m.          Panel Discussion

8-9:00 p.m.          Breakout Session                             (as of 3/29/21)                                                

7:00 p.m.             Welcome

·       Susan M. Damiani ‘87CBA

Director of Gift Planning/ McCallen Society

7:02 p.m.             Introduction

·       Dr. Barbara Cozza

Chairperson and Professor of the Dept. of Administrative and Instructional                                                   Leadership, School of Education, St. John’s University

Note: Each panelist will introduce themselves by answering the following question:

In one word or phrase, describe your role as a female leader. Why?

7:10 p.m.             Panel Discussion

·       Crystal Andrews Banks ’04CPS, ’05G

Director of Diversity and Inclusion with Ulta Beauty

·       Micaela Brown ’06G 

CEO and Founder, Blush and Whimsy

·       Kathleen McGovern ’88CBA, ’91L

Partner /Principal in Ernst & Young Forensic & Integrity Services 

·       Teresa A. Mason, J.D. ’79SVC, ’02HON

Former Chief of Staff for the Bronx District Attorney’s Office

·       Barbara Perry ’76NDC

President of Philadelphia Freedom, Partner of Billie Jean King Enterprises

·       Charlene Prounis ’89MBA

Former CEO Flashpoint Medica Advertising (now DDB Health)

·       Linda S. Sanford ’74Ed, ’98HON

             Retired Senior Vice President, IBM Corporation 

7:40 p.m.             Q & A

·       Dr. Barbara Cozza

8:00 p.m.             Introduction to Breakout Sessions/Focus Groups

·       Susan M. Damiani ‘87CBA

8:02 p.m.             Breakout Session Begins

Note: Breakout sessions are an opportunity for attendees to network and brainstorm per topic.

A Gift Planning staff person will assist the moderator and take notes.

Moderators/Session Topics/Assistants:

·       Crystal Andrews Banks – Diversity & Inclusion – Shu Bernardin

·       Micaela Brown – St. John’s Alumnae Brand – Kalliopi Gatzoflias

·       Dr. Barbara Cozza- WHEEL – Irene Caccavallo

·       Susan M. Damiani – Travel – Nunzia Manuli

·       Kathleen McGovern – Financial Empowerment – Nicole Ziegler

·       Teresa A. Mason – Women in Philanthropy – Jason Wright

·       Barbara Perry – Athletics – Mary Pat Beirne

·       Charlene Prounis – Mentorship – David Targett

·       Linda S. Sanford – Women’s Circle – Gloria Henn (FYI: McCallen and Loughlin Society member)

8:20 p.m.             Breakout Session Concludes

Note: Panelists and attendees move back to the main room; moderators summarize their

breakout session (each moderator has 2-3 min).

9:00 p.m.             Closing Remarks

·       Susan M. Damiani

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