Conference on Women Leaders: Advancing Women-Sensitive Public Policy in NYS

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1400 Washington Avenue

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Albany, NY 12206

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Please join us on April 29th at the Conference on Women Leaders: Advancing Women-Sensitive Public Policy in New York State. This event will bring together public service leaders, practitioners, researchers, community service providers, advocates, policy-makers and students to promote the development and advancement of women-led and women-sensitive policies in New York State.

Conference objectives:

  • Facilitate productive dialogue among individuals and organizations concerned with advancing women-sensitive policies

  • Promote collaboration and coordination to strengthen alliances among stakeholders

  • Showcase the work of women leaders who are at the forefront of public policy change



Agenda

9:15am - Registration opens

10:00am - Welcome and introduction, Hon. Dorcey Applyrs

10:20am - Keynote by Secretary of State, Rossana Rosado

10:45am - Panel discussion

12:00pm - Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul

12:30pm - Lunch (will be provided)

1:15pm - Concurrent breakout sessions

  • Criminal Justice Reform: Emily Patka - Director of Development, Alliance of Families for Justice; Klarisse Torriente - Prison Education Coordinator, SUNY System Administration
  • Violence Against Women: Karen Ziegler - Director, Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center of Albany County
  • Maternal Mortality: Kristin Zielinski - Senior Director of Operations, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) District II; Ericka Hancox - Director of Government Affairs & Policy, ACOG District II
  • Equitable Access and Opportunities in Public Education: Kaweeda G. Adams - Superintendent, City of Albany School District

3:00pm - Closing remarks




FAQ

How much does this event cost?

This event is free and open to the public

Is lunch provided?

Yes! Vegetarian options will also be available.

Where do I park?

Please park in the Dutch Quad Student Parking Lot ONLY. Other parking areas require campus permits and non-registered vehicles may be ticketed.

How do I get there?

From the north: Take the Northway (I-87) south to Exit 1E onto I-90 east (Albany/Boston), then Exit 2 (Washington Ave/UAlbany) which leads right into the University at Albany.

From the south: Take the Thruway north to Exit 24. After the tollbooths, go onto I-90 east towards Boston to Exit 2 (Washington Ave/UAlbany) which leads right into the University at Albany.

From the east: Take I-90 west (towards Buffalo) to Exit 2 (Fuller Rd/UAlbany). At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Fuller Road. At the next traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto the Washington Avenue ramp, then merge onto Washington Avenue at the traffic light. The University at Albany will be on your right.

From the west: Take the Thruway east to Exit 24. After the tollbooths, go onto I-90 east towards Boston to Exit 2 (Washington Ave/UAlbany) which leads right into the University at Albany.





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