Unique National Strategies That Benefit Women
Our presenter, Edie Fraser, CEO of STEMconnector® (focus on science, technology, engineering and
math) and the Million Women Mentors® movement (to gain 1 million women and girl mentors by
2019. See www.millionwomenmentors.org). She is also Vice Chairman of DiversifiedSearch.
She will discuss best practices in developing, implementing, and evaluating these and related
strategies which involve corporate and association leaders. In doing so, she will highlight how her
current projects, are designed to improve the status of women and pay equity.
CWI Board member, Tina Hobson, organizer of this meeting, was Edie’s first “mentor”/boss in 1965
during Edie’s first job with the Peace Corps. Edie later spent 5 years with national poverty programs.
Since then Edie worked with, and headed, public affairs and research firms in Washington with major
campaigns including anti-smoking, the Panama Treaties, labor law reform, and her team won a Silver
Anvil for the US-Japan Campaign for building relations between the two countries. Edie has written a
book, Do Your Giving While You’re Living, and another on women’s entrepreneurship. She has worked
with more than 250 Fortune companies on women and diversity leadership and with several hundred
She was the first woman to serve as Chair of the World Affairs Council of DC and she was inducted
into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame. Save the date and come join us. You won’t want to miss
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 27, 2015/ Noon to 1:30 PM
Location: Alliance for Justice, 11 Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC (2nd Floor)
Close to Dupont Circle Metro Station. Entrance on New Hampshire Avenue across the street from
Meeting is free and open to the public.
For more details contact: Tina Hobson, CWI Board Member, TinaHobson@gmail.com