2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Conference

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Program

08/25/2019

Welcome to Saratoga Springs, NY

10am - 11pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

Event Details

08/25/2019

Welcome to Saratoga Springs, NY

10am - 11am

Conference Registration 

Gideon Putnam Hotel


Saratoga Race Course

Contact hotel for shuttle bus, tickets start at $7.00


11:30am-12:30pm 

Historical Tour 

Suffrage and other Sites in Saratoga Springs

Host: Saratoga Springs Historical Society


5:30pm - 7:30pm 

Welcome  Reception | Meet & Greet

Gideon Putnam Hotel 


6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Late Conference Registration

Gideon Putnam Hotel


10am - 11pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

08/26/2019

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

Event Details

08/26/2019

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

6:30am - 7:30am 

Morning Exercise

Gideon Hotel


Floor-Barre®️ Exercise With Camille Rommett

Founder & Executive Director, Zena Rommett 

Floor-Barre Foundation, NYC


Tae Boe & Cardio Kick Boxing with 

Shireen Nelson

Healthcare Professional  


8:00am - 9:00am 

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Gideon Putnam Hotel


9:00am - 11:00am 

Morning Plenary


Hon.  Meg Kelly

Mayor, Saratoga Springs 

Welcome & Presentation of Proclamation


Coline Jenkins, President 

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust

Descendant of  Elizabeth Cady Stanton 

Topic: Welcome to the 19th Century


Susan Goodier, Ph.D.

Professor, SUNY Oneonta College  &  Author 
Topic: Women of Color and the Suffrage movement


Kenneth B.  Morris, Jr.

Co-Founder of The Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives

Descendant of Frederick Doglass & Booker T. Washington

Topic: Remembering Frederick Douglass 


Annette Ramos,  Latina “X” Storyteller

Executive Director, The Rochester Latino Theatre Company Topic: A Suffrage thought from the past 


Keynote Speaker 

Sally Roesch Wagner,  Ph.D

Professor, Author, Lecturer, Activist & 

Founder and Executive Director  

The Matilda Joslyn Gage Center for Social Justice  

Topic: The Suffrage Convention Years, 1869-1917


12:00 Noon - 1:30pm

Luncheon Speakers

Gideon Putnam Hotel


Ashley Hopkins-Benton

Senior Historical Curator 

The New York State Museum, Albany, New York


Kathryn Weller

Director of Education

The New York State Museum, Albany, New York

Gideon Putnam  Hotel


2:00pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon Workshops/Presentations


Hon. Gale Brewer

Manhattan Borough President 

Topic: 21st Century Civic Engagement - 

What have we learned from Suffrage? 


Panel:

Katherine Pichardo-Erskine

Amber McReynolds 

Joyce Pittman, Ph.D.


Barbara McGraw, JD, Ph.D.

Professor & Director, Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism, School of Liberal Arts, St. Mary’s College of CA,  San Francisco

Topic: Things your History Teacher Didn't Tell You about the Women’s Suffrage Movement


Tracey Fountain

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense 

Albany Chapter

Topic: Everything is Connected…. 

Building a Solution to Gun Violence


Dr. Susan Goodier, Ph.D.

Professor, SUNY Oneonta College & Author

Topic: Seeking and Seeing Black Women in the NYS Suffrage Movement: Hester Whitehurst Jeffrey.


Barbara Ortiz Howard

Founder, Women On 20s 

Topic: Why America Needs Harriet Tubman on the US $20 Now?


Panel: 

Joyce Whitby

Desiree Jordan

Dyani Brown


Kenneth  B.  Morris,  Jr.

Co-Founder of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives

Descendant of Frederick Douglass & Booker T. Washington 

Topic: “History, Human Rights, and the Power of One” 


4:00pm - 5:30pm

Afternoon Plenary


Tracey Fountain 

Mom’s Demand Action for Gun Sense, Albany Chapter

Topic: Statement on Gun Violence


Pam Elam

President, Monumental Women

Topic: Capturing our Heroines in Statues across the United States 


Keynote Speaker 

Barbara McGraw, JD, PhD. 

Professor & Director, Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism, School of Liberal Arts, St. Mary’s College of CA San Francisco 

Topic: Storming the Gates: Religion and the Fight for Women’s Rights 1869 - 1919


Stephanie Pinto 

2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Host Committee

Daily Recap & Session Conclusion

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

08/27/2019

SHEroes™️ Day

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

Event Details

08/27/2019

SHEroes™️ Day

6:30am - 7:30am

 Morning Exercise

Gideon Putnam  Hotel


Floor-Barre®️ Exercise With Camille Rommett

Founder & Executive Director, Zena Rommett 

Floor-Barre Foundation, NYC


Tae Boe & Cardio Kick Boxing with 

Shireen Nelson

Healthcare Professional  

8:00am - 9:00am 

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Gideon Putnam Hotel


9:00am - 11:00am 

Morning Plenary


Hon. Gale Brewer

Manhattan Borough President 

Welcome & Today’s Call to Action for Political and other Women 


Hon.  Roxanne  Persaud 

New York State Senator, 19th  Senate District

Chair of Committee on Social Services

Topic: Civic Engagement - An Immigrant’s Point of View


Vanessa J. Herman

Assistant Vice President, Pace University 

Topic: The importance of Civic Engagement in Higher Education


Beverly Cooper Neufeld

Founder & President, PowHerNY 

Topic: New York State Legislative Accomplishments for Women 


Katharine Pichardo-Erskine 

President, Hamilton Campaign Network

Topic: Developing the Next Generation of Ledership


Lisa Powell Graham

Political and Strategic planning consultant

Topic: Next Hundred Years


Keynote Speaker, Cythnia Terrell

Founder & Executive Director, RepresentWomen 

Topic: A Roll Call of Success of Today’s Elected Women


12:00 Noon - 1:30pm

Lunch

Gideon Putnam Hotel


2:00pm - 5:30pm

Afternoon  Plenary,  Gideon Putnam Hotel


Bridie Farrell

CEO & Co-Founder, NY Loves Kids Inc.

Topic: Discipline, Dedication, and Smart Decisions: Lessons from Athlete, Advocate, and Survivor Bridie Farrell


Ruth Hassell-Thompson 

Special Advisor to the Governor for Policy & Community Affairs of NYS Homes & Community Renewal 

Topic: A Tribute to this Modern Movement & The Value of Mentorship 


Amber McReynolds 

Executive Director, National Vote At Home Institute & Former Director of Elections for the City & County of Denver, Colorado

Topic: When women vote… 


Keynote Speaker, Joyce Pittman, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Drexel University

School of Education -  Center for Pedagogical Innovation      

Topic: Globalizing Women’s Empowerment in a Digital World 


Daily summary

Stephanie Pinto 

2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Host Committee 


Acknowledgements & Conference Conclusion

Sharon Nelson, CEO 

Civically Re-Engaged Women | CREW

Henrietta Lyle, Executive Director 

2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Conference

CONCLUSION of the CONFERENCE

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel