The 2nd Annual In Charge Celebration of International Women’s Day

Join us for an exciting day celebrating the power of women's voices and what it means to be In Charge with women like Diane von Furstenberg, Gloria Steinem, Rupi Kaur, Sophia Bush, Cecile Richards, Amy Sherald, Anna Diop and Halima Aden.
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Past Events

Morning Session

9AM – 12:00PM

9:00AM | In Charge: The Poet of Our Time
Rupi Kaur, author, The Sun and Her Flowers

9:08AM | In Charge
Diane von Furstenberg

9:15AM | In Charge: Fashion’s Future
Moderator: Rajni Jacques, fashion director of Allure & Teen Vogue
Panelists: Aurora James, founder and creative director of Brother Vellies,
Shaniqwa Jarvis, artist and photographer, Halima Aden, model-influencer

9:45AM | In Charge: Beauty On Our Own Terms
Mira Jacob, author, Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

9:55AM | In Charge: The Images We See
Amy Sherald, painter and Deana Haggag, president & CEO, United States Artists

10:40AM | In Charge: The Health of the World
Sophia Bush, activist and artist and Dr. Ayana E. Johnson, founder and CEO, Ocean Collectiv

11:10AM | In Charge: The Visionary Architect
Liz Diller, founding partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R)

11:17AM | In Charge: Shaking Up Politics as Usual
Moderator: Paola Ramos, activist
Panelists: Cecile Richards, former president, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and author, Make Trouble
Amanda Litman, executive director and co-founder, Run for Something
Glynda C. Carr, co-founder, Higher Heights

Date: Thursday, March 7

Time: 9:00 am

Afternoon Session

2PM – 5PM

2:00PM | In Charge: The Hollywood Breakthroughs
Moderator: Lola Ogunnaike, journalist
Panelists: Anna Diop, actress, Titans and Us, Naturi Naughton, actress, Power

2:30PM | In Charge: Closing The Dream Gap
Lisa McKnight, SVP, global head of Barbie & Dolls Portfolio at Mattel, Inc., Dr. Knatokie Ford, biomedical researcher and former senior policy advisor
in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

2:45PM | In Charge: Female Founders
Moderator: Dee Poku, founder and CEO, WIE
Panelists: Anu Duggal, founding partner, Female Founders Fund, Molly Howard, CEO & co-founder, La Ligne
Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO, Girls Who Code

3:15PM | In Charge: Your Own Reinvention
Gaelle Goossens, winemaker, Veuve Clicquot

3:40PM | In Charge: Redeeming America’s Soul
Reverend Jennifer Bailey, executive director, Faith Matters Network

3:55PM | In Charge: Your Revolution
Introduced by: Diane von Furstenberg
Moderator: Noor Tagouri, journalist
Panelists: Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer, Yasmin Vafa, co-founder and executive director, Rights4Girls

4:25PM | In Charge: Wellness
Moderator: Joyce Chang, founder, From The Get Go
Panelists: Gabby Bernstein, author, motivational speaker, and spirit junkie, Robin Berzin, MD, founder and CEO, Parsley Health
Luz Avila-Kyncl, LCSW, CHC, founder of Salud con Luz

4:50PM | Conquering Your Inner Critic
Ashley Longshore, artist and Diane von Furstenberg

Date: Thursday, March 7

Time: 2:00 pm

Closing Cocktails

6PM – 8PM

Closing Cocktails hosted by Diane von Furstenberg and Ashley Longshore
with The Dolls

Date: Thursday, March 7

Time: 6:00 pm