Past Event: 1/29/2020

Revolutionary Women

Blazing a Trail & Leading the Pack

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


101 S. 3rd Street at Chestnut, Philadelphia, PA  19106

The Museum of the American Revolution – which will open the special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, on August 22, 2020, four days before the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

 Guests joined the international business community for a program featuring global female executive leaders. Speakers discussed their vision, and chronicled their rise to the top, showcasing the positive change they are promoting throughout the world in their respective industries. The seminar educated participants about the waves of change the presenters are advocating, and the exciting paths they are blazing.  It is an ideal time for a forum about leading women spearheading international enterprise and change. The program included c-suite global multinational executives as well as future leaders across industry sectors who discussed their paths to success, stumbling blocks and solutions, and their positive influence on gender diversity and inclusion.


  • Debbie Epstein Henry, Founder, DEH Consulting, Speaking, Writing; and Co-Founder, Bliss Lawyers


  • Vanessa Z. Chan, Ph.D., Brassington Professor of Practice at Penn Engineering; Board Member; and Angel Investor

  • Julie Coker, President & CEO, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Deborah Driscoll, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania; Vice Dean for Professional Services, Perelman School of Medicine; and Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Bethany Edwards, Co-Founder & CEO, LIA Diagnostics

  • Jami Wintz McKeon, Partner and Chair of the Firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Click here for speaker bios.

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