Program Agenda*

*Program in Formation


8:30 AM Registration Opens
9:00 AM Welcome & Framing

Stephanie Garry, Elluminate Board President

Melanie Roth Gorelick, Elluminate CEO

Neshama Carlebach, Musician

The Price of War: Solidarity with Israel through a Gender Lens

Shanie Reichman, Israel Policy Forum

Karyn Grossman Gershon, Project Kesher

Michal Gera Margaliot, Elluminate Collective Member (Cohort 2); Former Executive Director, Israel Women’s Network

Other panelists in formation

Reproductive Rights Policy and What we Can Do

NY State Senator Shelley Mayer, 37th District

Julie F. Kay, Abortion Coalition for Telemedicine

Andrea Salwen Kopel, NCJW NY

Moderator: Stephanie Garry, Elluminate Board President

11:20 AM Break


Feminist Philanthropy: Building Movements for Impact

Danielle Berfond, Partner, The Bridgespan Group

Lauren Brathwaite, Content Editor, Philanthropy News Digest

PeiYao Chen, Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Global Fund for Women

Moderator: Dana Levinson Steiner, Elluminate Board Member

Fighting Anti-Semitism in our Educational Institutions

Julia Jassey, Jewish on Campus

Rachel Weinstein, Elluminate Immediate Past President

1:15 PM Lunch
1:50 PM

Breakout Discussions featuring the Elluminate Collective

  • Advocacy through a Gender Lens
  • Shaping an Inclusive and Diverse Jewish Community
  • Tackling the Feminization of Poverty
2:50 PM Closing Remarks
3:00 – 4:00 PM Post-Convening Cocktail Party