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Women Leading Change Around the World: Luncheon and Panel

  • 07 Mar 2014
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Denver Art Museum, Ponti Hall, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway Denver, CO 80204


  • 1 table = 8 seats
  • 19 Lunch registrations

UPDATE: Registration closed on Friday, February 28. Thank you for understanding. No walk-ins permitted.

Finding the Room

Ponti Hall , on main level of North Building

The North Building's main entrance is north of 13th Avenue near Denver Public Library.

Download map of Art Museum complex here.



Cultural Complex Garage is the most convenient place to park at 12th Avenue and Broadway. Enter the garage from 12th Avenue just west of Broadway. $10 daily maximum. Several unattended parking lots and hundreds of metered parking spaces are located within walking distance of the museum.

See Denver Art Museum’s webpage for additional parking, directions and location information.

Join WorldDenver, the Canadian Consulate, and women leaders from 16 countries for an enlightening luncheon and  panel discussion on:

Women Leading Change Around the World

Co sponsored by:

Consulate General of Canada in Denver

Honoring: Jacqueline Hinman, Chief Executive Officer of CH2M Hill


Patricia Cooper, Founder & Convener of Women's Regional Network

Donna Morton, Cofounder of First Power, Principium

Two U.S. State Department International Visitors (TBC) 


Donna Bryson, AP Reporter


Honourable Marcy Grossman, Consul General of Canada

Laurie Hirschfeld Zeller, WorldDenver Board 

About our panel:

Donna Morton: Donna Morton is the CEO and co-founder of First Power (B Corporation) whose mission is to put clean energy, jobs and equity in the hands of first nations and other communities.  This year, Donna also recently co-founded Principium, a social impact investment and asset management firm. They provide socially conscious investments of capital into organizations primarily in emerging markets that provide support for women and indigenous populations. She is one of 10 principals who raise funds and enact the investments -  of those 10, six are women.

Patricia Cooper: Patricia Cooper served for eight years as a senior executive appointee to advise the Canadian government on the effects of Federal legislation on women and children, while managing two offices in Western Canada. Pat is currently an Emeritus Director of Pathfinders International, providing reproductive health and rights in over 30 countries, while also serving on the Board of Capital Sisters International, a micro-finance innovation; the Advisory Board for Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights; the Colorado Women’s College and the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado.Patricia co-founded the Women's Regional Network: Afghanistan, Pakistan and India and has been the sole pro bono convener since 2010.

Dr. Galit Deshe, CEO, Israel Women’s Network, a leading women’s NGO in Israel which promotes legislation in the area of women’s rights.

Ms. Katarzyna Zwolak, Executive Director, Women’s Congress Association of Poland, which brings women together across borders to discuss women’s political participation, economic opportunity, access to health care and education.

Thank you to event sponsors:

Please contact Jan@WorldDenver.org or 303.446.4921 with questions

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