On November 1, The Atlantic will host the fourth and final session in its 2012 Women of Washington event series, underwritten by ExxonMobil, featuring a conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of The Atlantic's July/August blockbuster cover story "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," in conversation with The Atlantic's Linda Douglass. To read the article and learn more about Anne-Marie, please visit TheAtlantic.com.
On the morning of September 18, The Atlantic hosted the third session in its 2012 Women of Washington event series, underwritten by ExxonMobil. Providing post-Conventions analysis and insights on the weeks of the campaign ahead, the event featured a conversation with Anita Dunn, former Obama White House Communications Director, and Sara Fagen, former Bush White House Political Director, led by The Atlantic's Steve Clemons.
As part of the second session in The Atlantic's 2012 Women of Washington Event Series, underwritten by ExxonMobil, on June 12 The Atlantic's Linda Douglass spoke with The Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin on opportunities for investing in America's cities. From economic development in US urban areas to Judith's own work as a pioneering woman in academia and advocacy, the conversation will offer insights sure to inspire conversations across energy, infrastructure, and social platforms.
On Monday, May 14th, Caryl Stern, President and CEO of the UNICEF US Fund, joined The Atlantic’s Linda Douglass for a candid conversation on the most pressing humanitarian crises worldwide. The session shed light on Caryl’s work to alleviate global health disparities and address world hunger, particularly among women and children.
Confronting the Skills Gap: The Texas Experience
The Atlantic will bring together educators, employers and policy makers in Texas – one of the most diverse and economically prosperous states in the nation – for a discussion about workforce development efforts in the Lone Star State.
Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience
The Atlantic will host Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience, a Next America forum bringing together local and national leaders for a wide-ranging discussion about expanded access to full day pre-kindergarten in San Antonio and its national implications.
City Makers Summit
The Atlantic will explore how technological growth contributes to – or curtails – workforce development in dense urban areas. The day’s conversations will cover topics like job training and education, inequality and the rise of Dallas entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.