Inspired by Marianne Schnall’s widely circulated article, “2018 Will be the Year of Women,” What Will It Take and Intentional Media will be launching Year of Women, a year-long integrated digital, media and event campaign from June 2018 to June 2019 that will facilitate the critical conversations, connections, and actions needed to elevate women in business, politics, media and finance.
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August 2018 – What Will It Take: Women & Media
In partnership with Jennifer Siebel Newsom and The Representation Project, What Will It Take will host a cocktail party and panel conversation for media makers. The event will address stereotypes, the influence media has on culture, the need for more women leaders in the media industry, and how media can drive workplace equality to build a better future.
September 2018 – What Will It Take: Women & Sports
To elevate the discussion around the gender pay gap and other inequities, What Will It Take will host a conference in NYC during the US Open featuring motivating speakers, including athletes and business executives, discussing gender disparity and other issues in the world of sports and business.
October 15th, 2018 – What Will It Take: Women’s Political Leadership
In partnership with NYU’s Skirball Center, this event will be hosted prior to the midterm election to rally support and highlight the need for women’s political leadership and to inspire women to realize their own agency and power, and get out the vote. Esteemed Media Executive/TEDWomen Curator Pat Mitchell will be moderating, and we are currently putting together an exciting program and lineup of esteemed speakers.
April 2019 – What Will It Take: Women & Money
What Will It Take will host an event in partnership with leading voices and organizations on women moving money as consumers, investors and philanthroposts as a powerful force to drive transformative change.