Global Women’s Leadership Network Meeting and Reception at APEX 2021- MEMBER REGISTRATION - October 12, 2021

Global Women's Leadership Network Meeting and Reception at APEX 2021- MEMBER REGISTRATION
October 12, 2021 - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

THIS IS A STAND ALONE EVENT.  REGISTRATION FOR APEX 2021 IS NOT REQUIRED

New England Sister Society of Global Women to Meet
October 12, 2021 at Mohegan Sun

Registration is now open for the upcoming New England Sister Society chapter meeting of the Global Women's Leadership Network's (GWLN). The event will take place Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT on the eve APEX 2021.  Anyone, woman or man,  interested in advancing women in leadership within the credit union industry and improving the economic outlook for women worldwide is welcome to attend.   

 

Topic: Speaking Evidence  to Power: Complex Leadership and Advocacy Lessons


Speaker
Eleni Giakoumopoulos
Director
Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions/World Council 

Giakoumopoulos has over 25 years of international experience working in 20 countries in western, central and eastern Europe. Her background includes managing European Union cross-border cooperation programs through consultancy work, membership recruitment for a national trade association, content development for print and digital media and directing career services at the American College of Thessaloniki, an educational organization in Northern Greece. Prior to joining World Council as the Corporate Communications Manager in 2017, she was part of the board communications team at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, an international finance institution, working with ministries of finance and foreign affairs, supporting economic development and regional cooperation in the Black Sea region.

In her role with GWLN since 2018, she is responsible for directing the professional development programming, expanding GWLN Sister Societies, and growing membership in the U.S. and internationally.

She is a member of the International Society of Female Professionals and the International Association of Business Communicators. She volunteers and serves as the president of the local chapter for the Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Giakoumopoulos holds a master’s degree in global marketing from the University of Liverpool and speaks Greek.


Speaker
Terry McGovern, JD,
Professor, Chair & Director
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health 

Terry McGovern currently serves as Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor and Chair of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health and the Director of the Program on Global Health Justice and Governance at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Ms. McGovern founded the HIV Law Project in 1989 where she served as its executive director until 1999. Ms. McGovern successfully litigated numerous cases against the federal, state and local governments including S.P. v. Sullivan, which forced the Social Security Administration to expand HIV-related disability criteria for women and other excluded individuals, and T.N. v. FDA, which eliminated a 1977 FDA guideline restricting the participation of women of childbearing potential in early phases of clinical trials. As a member of the National Task Force on the Development of HIV/AIDS Drugs, she authored the 2001 federal regulation authorizing the FDA to halt any clinical trial for a life-threatening disease that excludes women. From 2006 until 2012, she was Senior Program Officer in the Gender, Rights and Equality Unit of the Ford Foundation. Her research focuses on health and human rights, sexual and reproductive rights and health, gender justice, and environmental justice, with publications appearing in journals including Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Health and Human Rights, and the Journal of Adolescent Health. Ms. McGovern recently co-edited Women and Girls Rising: Rights, Progress and Resistance: A Global Anthology. She has served on the Standing Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing and the UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health, and currently serves as a member of the UNFPA Global Advisory Council and the UNAIDS Human Rights Reference Group. 
Click Here for Terry McGovern's Curriculum Vitae

The last day to register is October 5, 2021.

Note: Registration button above right is for CT, DE, MA, NH, and RI credit unions only. 
Any registration questions please contact Dawn Roberts - droberts@ccua.org or Kevin Cole - info@ccua.org

There is a $65 fee for this meeting.  Both valet and self-park options are available.
A cash bar will be available. 

Location:
Mohegan Sun Resort
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Uncasville, CT  06382

Times:
Meeting: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Abenaki Room
Reception: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Narragansett Room

Note: This event is open to all regardless of membership in Global Women's Leadership Network. If you would like to receive emails/notifications of Global Women's Leadership Network meetings please send an email to droberts@ccua.org.

Hotel registration is not included.  To register with the hotel, click here.

Click here to view sponsorships that are available for this event.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE APEX 2021 WEBSITE

The Global Women’s Leadership Network (www.CUWomen.org) was formed by the World Council of Credit Unions over 15 years ago with the parallel aims of improving financial and professional empowerment for women both here in the United States and abroad.  Since then, the initiative has sponsored many international projects and spawned over 30 sister society chapters throughout the US. 

THANK YOU TO OUR LEADERSHIP SPONSORS

 

 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR MEETING SPONSOR 

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October 12, 2021 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

VENUE INFO

Mohegan Sun Resort
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Uncasville, CT  06382

Global Women's Leadership Network Meeting and Reception at APEX 2021- MEMBER REGISTRATION
October 12, 2021 - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

THIS IS A STAND ALONE EVENT.  REGISTRATION FOR APEX 2021 IS NOT REQUIRED

New England Sister Society of Global Women to Meet
October 12, 2021 at Mohegan Sun

Registration is now open for the upcoming New England Sister Society chapter meeting of the Global Women's Leadership Network's (GWLN). The event will take place Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT on the eve APEX 2021.  Anyone, woman or man,  interested in advancing women in leadership within the credit union industry and improving the economic outlook for women worldwide is welcome to attend.   

 

Topic: Speaking Evidence  to Power: Complex Leadership and Advocacy Lessons


Speaker
Eleni Giakoumopoulos
Director
Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions/World Council 

Giakoumopoulos has over 25 years of international experience working in 20 countries in western, central and eastern Europe. Her background includes managing European Union cross-border cooperation programs through consultancy work, membership recruitment for a national trade association, content development for print and digital media and directing career services at the American College of Thessaloniki, an educational organization in Northern Greece. Prior to joining World Council as the Corporate Communications Manager in 2017, she was part of the board communications team at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, an international finance institution, working with ministries of finance and foreign affairs, supporting economic development and regional cooperation in the Black Sea region.

In her role with GWLN since 2018, she is responsible for directing the professional development programming, expanding GWLN Sister Societies, and growing membership in the U.S. and internationally.

She is a member of the International Society of Female Professionals and the International Association of Business Communicators. She volunteers and serves as the president of the local chapter for the Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Giakoumopoulos holds a master’s degree in global marketing from the University of Liverpool and speaks Greek.


Speaker
Terry McGovern, JD,
Professor, Chair & Director
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health 

Terry McGovern currently serves as Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor and Chair of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health and the Director of the Program on Global Health Justice and Governance at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Ms. McGovern founded the HIV Law Project in 1989 where she served as its executive director until 1999. Ms. McGovern successfully litigated numerous cases against the federal, state and local governments including S.P. v. Sullivan, which forced the Social Security Administration to expand HIV-related disability criteria for women and other excluded individuals, and T.N. v. FDA, which eliminated a 1977 FDA guideline restricting the participation of women of childbearing potential in early phases of clinical trials. As a member of the National Task Force on the Development of HIV/AIDS Drugs, she authored the 2001 federal regulation authorizing the FDA to halt any clinical trial for a life-threatening disease that excludes women. From 2006 until 2012, she was Senior Program Officer in the Gender, Rights and Equality Unit of the Ford Foundation. Her research focuses on health and human rights, sexual and reproductive rights and health, gender justice, and environmental justice, with publications appearing in journals including Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Health and Human Rights, and the Journal of Adolescent Health. Ms. McGovern recently co-edited Women and Girls Rising: Rights, Progress and Resistance: A Global Anthology. She has served on the Standing Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing and the UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health, and currently serves as a member of the UNFPA Global Advisory Council and the UNAIDS Human Rights Reference Group. 
Click Here for Terry McGovern's Curriculum Vitae

The last day to register is October 5, 2021.

Note: Registration button above right is for CT, DE, MA, NH, and RI credit unions only. 
Any registration questions please contact Dawn Roberts - droberts@ccua.org or Kevin Cole - info@ccua.org

There is a $65 fee for this meeting.  Both valet and self-park options are available.
A cash bar will be available. 

Location:
Mohegan Sun Resort
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Uncasville, CT  06382

Times:
Meeting: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Abenaki Room
Reception: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Narragansett Room

Note: This event is open to all regardless of membership in Global Women's Leadership Network. If you would like to receive emails/notifications of Global Women's Leadership Network meetings please send an email to droberts@ccua.org.

Hotel registration is not included.  To register with the hotel, click here.

Click here to view sponsorships that are available for this event.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE APEX 2021 WEBSITE

The Global Women’s Leadership Network (www.CUWomen.org) was formed by the World Council of Credit Unions over 15 years ago with the parallel aims of improving financial and professional empowerment for women both here in the United States and abroad.  Since then, the initiative has sponsored many international projects and spawned over 30 sister society chapters throughout the US. 

THANK YOU TO OUR LEADERSHIP SPONSORS

 

 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR MEETING SPONSOR