18 Jan Power of Empowerment – Women’s Leadership Roundtable
On March 8, 2022, International Women’s Day, JLRI hosted a Women’s Leadership Roundtable Breakfast event at Chelo’s in Warwick. Leveraging the Junior League’s Vision Statement: “The Junior League: Women Around the World as Catalysts for Lasting Community Change,” the Women’s Leadership Roundtable/Forum highlighted local women from different industries who have been catalysts for change. Panelists represented different industries (e.g. health care, government, education, law), and spoke about what they did to effectuate change. The panel was moderated by Elizabeth Tanner – JLRI member, and included brief comments from each panelist, followed by Q&A.
Maria Kasparian – Executive Director, Edesia, Inc.
Barbara Papitto – Founder of Papitto Opportunity Connection
Patricia Raub – Founder of Providence Community Library
Vanessa Volz – Executive Director, Sojourner House
Elizabeth Tanner (Moderator) – Director of the RI Department of Business Regulation
Photos from Event