TUESDAY, March 5, 5:00-7:00 MARASCHI
ROOM, FROMM HALL
The Power of Women: Corporate Social
Moderator: Jennifer Turpin, Provost of USF
This panel brings together
leading women from Bay Area corporations and non-profits to engage in a
discussion of the role of corporate social responsibility around the world.
With globalization, multinational corporations have proliferated and often
wield an enormous amount of power. This panel will explore this power and, more
specifically, the social obligations and responsibility that come with such
Linda Hothem founded Pacific American Services, LLC and
serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Hothem served as Director of
International Trade Council from 2005 to 2006, National Association of Foreign
Trade Zones from 2002 to 2006 and YMCA of the East Bay from 2001 to 2004. She
is a Member at International Warehouse & Logistics Association. She was a
Member at Warehousing Education Research Council (WERC), President NorCal, from
1998 to 1999, Distribution Management Association of California (DMAC) since
Erika Guevara-Rosas is a feminist lawyer and
human rights activist, who currently serves as the Regional Director for the
Americas at the Global Fund for Women (GFW). Erika has over fifteen years of
international experience in the fields of human rights and social justice in
different countries in the Americas, including Mexico, Ecuador, Canada,
Colombia, Peru, Panama and Venezuela.
Wendy James is President of the
Better World Group, Inc. She works with environmental and environmental justice groups,
government organizations and progressive businesses in framing their
environmental strategies and implementing advocacy campaigns in support of a
wide array of policies and projects.
For information on the Global Women’s Rights
Forum, please visit http://usfca.edu/gwrf/.