Inaugural Women in Public Leadership Event
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Inaugural Women in Public Leadership Event

Join the Committee of Seventy in an event celebrating the contributions and impact women have had through public service in Philadelphia & Pennsylvania.

The event will feature a moderated conversation between Rep. Joanna McClinton, the first woman and African American to serve as the House Democratic Leader, and Rep. Martina White, the first woman to Chair the Philadelphia GOP. These remarkable women from both sides of the aisle will discuss what it takes to run for office and win as a woman in PA, what barriers prevent women from running, how they reached their powerful positions and more.

We will also honor Judee von Seldeneck, longtime C70 Board Member, and remarkable civic and business leader, with the inaugural Civic Leadership Award.

The event is an opportunity to connect with leaders across the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and also create opportunities for emerging women leaders.

Presenting Sponsor $25,000 - Thank you to Glenmede for their sponsorship!

Sponsorship: $5,000 - Eight (8) tickets to the in-person event; prominent recognition and link to sponsor's site from event webpage; access to recorded program post-event

Carry & Climb Ticket: $750 for one (1) guest, plus one (1) sponsored ticket for an emerging leader

Individual Ticket: $500 for one guest

C70 Members will receive early access to purchase tickets, and will receive a recording of the event.

To sponsor this event, please contact Lauren Cristella at

Host Committee

Laura LaRosa, Chair
Lisa Detwiler
Abigail Hazlett
Michelle Hong
Marilyn Kutler
Peggy Leimkuhler
Leslie Anne Miller
Nicole Tell
Dianne Semingson
Dawn Holden Woods

Presenting Sponsor Glenmede

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!