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I Do...or I Don't: The Future of Marriage

When:
May 13 2015

Details:

We are excited to announce that we have rescheduled the popular I Do...or I Don't: The Future of Marraige panel event. Please RSVP as seating is limited.  

MODERATOR

Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director, The Independent Women’s Forum

PANELISTS

Isabel V. Sawhill, whose latest book is Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenthood without Marriage, is co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution

Kay S. Hymowitz, whose four books on the family include Marriage and Caste in America: Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age, is the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute  

Kate Bolick, whose book Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own has just come out, is a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where her much-discussed aticle "All the Single Ladies" appeared

W. Bradford Wilcox is Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, an associate professor of sociology at the university and coauthor of Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Science Perspectives

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2015 Conservative Leadership Conference

When:
March 27 2015

Details:

Friday, March 27, 2015
4:00pm - 4:50pm
Embassy Suites - Rynolds
Breakout Session

Speakers

Morgan Brittany
Co-Owner of Politichicks.com
Morgan Brittany has been a film, television and stage actress for over 50 years. She began her career as a child appearing in the films “The Birds”, “Gypsy” and “Yours, Mine and Ours”. She appeared in over 150 television shows and became a member of the cast of the enormously successful show “Dallas”. Morgan spent 10 years raising money for the March of Dimes as a celebrity ambassador and national... Read More →

 

Ann-Marie Murrell
CEO and Editor in Chief of Politichicks.com
Ann-Marie Murrell is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of PolitiChicks.com, which was nominated at CPAC 2013 as the “People’s Choice Blogger of the Year”.  She received Front Page Magazine’s Glazov Gang Ronald Reagan Award for 2014.  Ann-Marie is the co-author of the new bestselling book, “What Women (Really) Want” written with her PolitiChicks anchors, Morgan Brittany and Dr. Gina Loudon.   She has... Read More →

 

Sabrina Schaeffer
Executive Director, Independent Women's Forum
Sabrina L. Schaeffer is the executive director of the Independent Women’s Forum. She was the the managing partner of Evolving Strategies, served as the speechwriter for Senator George Voinovich of Ohio, the Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Washington, DC, where she frequently served as a spokeswoman for the organization, and a member of the communications team for Bob... Read More →

 

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War No More Panel Discussion

When:
March 16 2015

Details:

War No More

Hosted by Concerned Women for America

Panel discussion on the "War on Women." 
Why it's untruthful, unhelpful, and unlickely to succeed.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Capitol Visitors Center, HVC 201

2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Moderator:
Penny Nance 
CEO and President of Concerned Women for America
@PYNance

Panelists:
Carly Fiorina
Chairman of the American Conservative Union Foundation
@CarlyFiorina

Sabrina Schaeffer
Executive Director of Independent Women's Forum
@SL_Schaeffer

Kellyanne Conway
President and CEO of The Polling Company
@KellyannePolls

Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5)
Republican Conference Chair
@cathymcmorris

Join the conversation #WarNoMore

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ATR: Doc Fix/SGR 101 Briefing

When:
March 9 2015

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I Do.....or I Don't: The Future of Marriage

When:
March 5 2015

Details:

We thought we were done with winter, but the DC Metro area is once again under a winter weather advisory and heavy snow is headed our way.

Due to the inclement weather the Independent Women's Forum is postponing our panel discussion I Do...I Don't: Does Marriage Have A Future? that was originally scheduled to take place tomorrow, Thursday, March 5th. 

We are working with each panelist to reschedule this important discussion and will let you know the new panel date as soon as we can. 

MODERATOR

Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director, The Independent Women’s Forum

PANELISTS

Isabel V. Sawhill, whose latest book is Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenthood without Marriage, is co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution

Kay S. Hymowitz, whose four books on the family include Marriage and Caste in America: Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age, is the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute  

Laura Kipnis is a professor at Northwestern University and a cultural critic who has written extensively on gender, sexual politics and pornography and is author of Against Love: A Polemic

W. Bradford Wilcox is Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, an associate professor of sociology at the university and coauthor of Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Science Perspectives

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Breaking Barriers: Millennial Women and the GOP

When:
February 18 2015

Details:

Breaking Barriers: Millennial Women and the GOP Happy Hour

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

6:00pm - 8:00pm ET

Ri Ra Irish Pub
2915 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

Join VA NextGen GOP for their first Millennials Matter speaker series event -- a young professionals happy hour featuring Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, Independent Women's Forum's Sabrina Schaeffer, and LOLA's Nena Whitfield.

This is an opportunity to discuss important women's issues and ways to empower women in the workplace and politics. The event will feature leading female millennial voices.

Drinks and networking begin at 6:00pm, followed by the formal program.

Join the conversation at #MillennialsMatter and #NextGenGOP.

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So You Want To Be An Executive Director

When:
January 7 2015

Details:

Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/07/2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location
Charles Koch Institute

If you are a young professional who wants to pursue a leadership role or management role in the liberty movement, join America’s Future Foundation on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 for the inaugural career development series of the New Year featuring Sabrina Schaeffer of the Independent Women’s Forum and the Institute for Humane Studies’ Chad Thevenot! Panelists will bring unique perspectives to a luncheon discussion about how to manage and lead nonprofits from an executive director’s standpoint.

Find out how to distinguish yourself as a leader early on in your career, maximize opportunities, and gain influence!

Expert advice and lunch will be provided.

Speakers:
Sabrina L. Schaeffer, Executive Director, Independent Women’s Forum
Chad Thevenot, Institute for Humane Studies
Roger Custer, America’s Future Foundation (Moderator) 

A special thanks to the Charles Koch Institute for hosting this event.

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2014 IWF Woman of Valor Dinner

When:
November 19 2014

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Happy Hour with Carly Fiorina & Sabrina Schaeffer

When:
October 13 2014

Details:

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Lean Together: Improving Economic Opportunities for Women and their Families

When:
September 24 2014

Details:

For too long, progressives have dominated the policy agenda in Washington with a vision of America in which government is the solution to every problem. Lean Together, a new book by the Independent Women’s Forum, puts forth a positive agenda in which republican ideals of limited government, virtue, and self-improvement are re-imagined. Written entirely by women, the book offers concrete policy solutions to challenges that confront America and especially women and their families to rein in the progressive state, streamline government, and strengthen our economy.

Join us as four of Lean Together’s authors discuss how to improve economic opportunities for women and their families in America. Copies of Lean Together will also be available for purchase.

Hosted By: 
Genevieve Wood | Senior Contributor, The Daily Signal

Speakers:
Romina Boccia | Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs, The Heritage Foundation

Diana Furchtgott-Roth | Director of Economics21 and Senior Fellow, The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Julie Gunlock | Director of the Culture of Alarmism Project, Independent Women's Forum

Sabrina Schaeffer | Executive Director Independent Women's Forum

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NYC BOOK LAUNCH PARTY & DISCUSSION: Lean Together

When:
September 17 2014

Details:

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DC BOOK LAUNCH PARTY & DISCUSSION: Lean Together

When:
September 10 2014

Details:

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Smart Girl Summit: A Safety Net, But Not a Trap, That Empowers Americans

When:
August 2 2014

Details:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

1:30pm ET "A Safety Net, But Not a Trap, That Empowers Americans"

PATRICE LEE
Senior Fellow, Independent Women's Forum

MORE DETAILS: AGENDA, SPEAKERS HERE


FreedomFest 2014: IW PANEL Making Markets Sexy

When:
July 11 2014

Details:


Public opinion is largely influenced by elite discourse. Voters form their opinions about everything from health care to workplace regulations to foreign affairs from a narrow group of policy experts in the news and in their communities. Too often, however, political communication is heavily one-sided. And this is especially the case when it comes to addressing women. For too long the conversation has been entirely directed by liberal women’s groups, with almost no response from the liberty movement. But we know that when people receive a competing argument, it’s disrupting. It leads to ambivalence, and it actually causes voters to seek out more information. The Free Market Movement needs to increase the number of women who understand and value limited government. Join the women of IWF for a conversation about why we need to speak to women, what that alternative message is, and how we go about reaching more women.
 

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RSC: Conservative Women's Panel Discussion

When:
July 11 2014

Details:

 

Chairman Scalise invites you to a 
Conservative Women’s Panel Discussion

On July 11th, 2014 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm

 

Moderated by

Kim Strassel, The Wall Street Journal

 

Confirmed Panelists:

Rep. Kristi Noem

Rep. Ann Wagner

Rep. Marsha Blackburn

Rep. Diane Black

Rep. Renee Ellmers

Rep. Cynthia Lummis

Fmr. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, Susan B. Anthony List

Charmaine Yoest, Americans United for Life

Mattie Duppler, Americans for Tax Reform

Alex Smith, College Republican National Committee

Amber Barno, Independent Women’s Forum  

 

Introductory remarks by RSC Chairman Steve Scalise

 

What: A panel discussion on the issues facing conservative women featuring RSC Members

and leading female voices in the conservative movement.

 

Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2226

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Panel: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Reception: 1:00pm-1:30pm

 

*Refreshments will be served*

 

Please R.S.V.P. as soon as possible to

Kelley Hudak with the RSC:

Kelley.Hudak@mail.house.gov

 

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