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Press Advisory: Women, Money & Power Forum and 25th Anniversary Luncheon

WHAT: The Women, Money, and Power Forum, organized by the Feminist Majority and co-sponsored by 51 organizations featuring leaders of national organizations, key activists, and political leaders.
WHO: 25th Anniversary Luncheon Noon to 2:00PM honoring Senators Barbara Mikulski and Barbara Boxer; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; and AFL-CIO Vice President Arlene Holt Baker.
WHERE: Capital Hilton Hotel (1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036)
WHEN: March 29, 2012 9:00AM � 5:30PM

Forum I - Bishops, Politicians, and the War on Women's Health 10:00 AM -11:45AM
* Ellie Smeal, President, Feminist Majority
* Dawn Laguens, Vice President Public Policy, Advocacy and Communications,
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
* Kathy Bonk, President, Communications Consortium Media Center
* Sandra Fluke, President, Georgetown University Law Students for Reproductive Choice
* Callie Otto, President, Students for Choice, Catholic University of America
* Barbara Blaine, President, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
* Barry Lynn, President, Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Forum II - Taking Action to Build the 2012 Women�s Vote 2:30 PM � 3:15PM
* Linda Hallman, President/ CEO, American Association of University Women
* Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
* Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director and Co-Founder, MomsRising
* Kathy Spillar, Executive Vice President, Feminist Majority
* Terry O'Neill, President, National Organization for Women (NOW)

Forum Plenary III - 2012 Ballot Measures - Stopping the War on Women at the Ballot Box 3:25 PM-4:25 PM
* Reproductive Rights � Megan Darby, Ballot Initiative and Opposition Research Manager, Planned Parenthood Federation of America & duVergne Gaines, Campus Director, Feminist Majority Foundation
* Workers' Rights � Marietta English, Vice President of American Federation of Teachers
* Equal Marriage � Rea Carey, Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Forum Closing Plenary - Year of the Woman 2012: Another Anita Hill Moment? 4:30PM�5:30PM
* Debbie Walsh, Center for American Women and Politics
* Dr. E. Faye Williams, President of National Congress of Black Women
* Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority

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