WID Forum

  • 13 Mar 2024
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • UNICEF USA, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
  • 24


Wednesday, March 13, 2024

5:00 – 7:30 p.m.


125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038 

Are you looking for a professional development experience that is rich in content and provides great networking opportunities? Join us for The WID Forum.  Whether you are a WID member or thinking of joining WID, please come and bring a guest!  View the descriptions of our fireside chat keynote and breakout sessions here.

Keynote Fireside Chat: 

Charting the Course Towards Your North Star


Miriam Droller

Managing Director

CCS Fundraising

Keynote Speaker

Elaine Martyn

Senior Vice President, Private Donor Group 

Fidelity Charitable


Forum Breakout Workshops

(Please select your top choice and an alternate):

  1. Strategic Trends and Shifts in Donor Relations and Stewardship 
  2. Cheryl Carruthers, Executive Director for Advancement Services, Columbia Business School
  3. Terry Pearl, Founder & Chief Philanthropy Partner, 360 Philanthropy Partners
  4. Andrea Perry, Senior Director of Operations and Campaign Management, University of Michigan Ross School of Business

  5. Elana Western, Senior Managing Director of Philanthropy, UNICEF USA

  6. Strong Boards: Empowerment Leads to Engagement
  7. Tara Prout, Vice President, Partnerships and Advancement, National Urban League
  8. Kate Stichnoth Randi, Managing Director, Leadership Giving at Robin Hood
  9. Rebecca Rutherfurd, Executive Director of Fundraising Strategies and Campaigns, Weill Cornell Medicine
  10. Leigh Taublib-Kiriat, Senior Vice-President CCS Fundraising

  11. Building a Strong Team
  12. Elizabeth Oswald, Director of Institutional Advancement, The Nightingale-Bamford School
  13. Emily G. Stone, Director of Development, The Spence School

Click here to learn more about our keynote and breakout workshop speakers.

Forum Schedule

5:00 p.m. Registration and Networking

5:30 p.m. Welcome Remarks

5:40 p.m. Breakout Workshops

6:35 p.m. Keynote Fireside Chat

7:30 p.m. Forum Concludes     

Ticket Rates

Young Professional: $35

WID Member:  $65

Non-Member: $75

Light Hors D'oeuvres and Refreshments Provided

For security reasons, tickets are not transferable, and onsite
registration will not be available.

Thank You to our Executive Sponsors

Thank You to our Partner Sponsor and Venue Host

Women In Development, New York (WID) accepts refund requests made in writing at least five (5) business days prior to the event. Registration fees are not refundable after this date. Nonrefundable ticket purchases may not be used as credits towards future WID events.

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