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Our Mission and Strategies • Visionary Leaders Committee • National Leadership Circle

Vision 2020 has become VisionForward

VisionForward is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to advance gender equity through women’s leadership.

Mission:

To achieve gender equity by increasing the number and power of women leaders to accelerate economic, political and social change.

Strategies:

  • Connect leaders and organizations with complementary agendas to collaborate for collective impact, especially in areas of economic equity and civic engagement
  • Amplify voices and messages for positive change
  • Focus on timely issues and opportunities that support the mission
  • Propel progress through partnerships, programs, events and media

 

 

Proud Partners

Suffragists casting votes in 1920. (Library of Congress photo)

Winning the right to vote was a huge step forward for women in the quest for equality. In the more than 100 years since, women have made more progress toward economic, political and social equality. However, much remains to be done to achieve gender equity.

Women 100 Advisory Committee

Frances Wolf
Honorary Co-Chair, Women 100 Advisory Committee, First Lady of Pennsylvania

Rosemarie Greco
Executive Advisor, Vision 2020

Dianne Semingson
Co-Chair, Women 100 Advisory Committee

Susan Taylor, MD
Co-Chair, Women 100 Advisory Committee

Lynn Yeakel
Founder and President, Vision 2020

Naomi L. Adler, Esq.
CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

David L. Cohen, JD
Senior Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation

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

Peter J. Dean, PhD
President, The Leaders Edge/Leaders By Design

James F. Dever, Jr.
Philadelphia Market President, Bank of America

Anne Ewers
President and CEO, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Cecelia Fitzgibbon
President, Moore College of Art & Design

John A. Fry
President, Drexel University

Rev. Bill Golderer
President and CEO, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Juliet Goodfriend
President, Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Janet Haas, MD
Chair, William Penn Foundation

Michael Innocenzo
President and CEO, PECO

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, PhD
Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center at University of Pennsylvania

Hon. Jim Kenney
Mayor of Philadelphia

Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut, and CEO, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science

Meryl Levitz
Former President and CEO, Visit Philadelphia

Connie L. Lindsey
Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity and Inclusion, Northern Trust

Cynthia MacLeod
Superintendent, Independence National Historical Park

William J. Marrazzo
President and CEO, WHYY Inc.

Eileen McDonnell
Chairman and CEO, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Jami Wintz McKeon
Partner and Chair, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Rosalyn J. McPherson
President and Founder, The ROZ Group

Leslie Anne Miller
Chair, Philadelphia Museum of Art Board of Trustees

Hon. Michael A. Nutter
Former Mayor of Philadelphia

B. LaRae Orullian
Former President, Girl Scouts of the USA
Founding President and Former CEO, Women’s Bank of Denver

Pedro A. Ramos
President and CEO, The Philadelphia Foundation

Siobhan Reardon
President and Director, Free Library of Philadelphia

Hon. Barbara Roberts
Former Governor of Oregon

Jeffrey Rosen
President and CEO, National Constitution Center

Molly D. Shepard
President & CEO, The Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design

Vince Stango
COO, National Constitution Center

David Thornburgh
President and CEO, Committee of Seventy

Rob Wonderling
President and CEO, The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Yvonne Wood
Immediate Past Chair, Tennessee Economic Council on Women

Eric A. Zillmer
Director of Athletics, Drexel University

Visionary Leaders Committee

Members of the Visionary Leaders Committee are outstanding citizens of our community who support our initiatives and women’s efforts for equality in business and government.

Co-Chairs

Peter Dean
The Leader’s Edge/Leaders by Design

Jeanie Heffernan
Independence Blue Cross

Molly Shepard
The Leader’s Edge/Leaders by Design

Members

Nick Araco
Achieve NEXT/The CEO Alliance

Amanda Bruno
Morgan Lewis

Karen Buchholz
Comcast

Terese Casey
National Consultant to Vision 2020

Joe Coradino
PREIT

Lisa Crutchfield
Hudson Strategic Advisors

Tracy Davidson
NBC10

Amy Goldman
Radnor School Board Member

Rosemarie Greco
Executive Advisor to Vision 2020

Carole Haas Gravagno
CHG Charitable Trust

Mindy Holman
Holman Automotive

Michelle Hong
Northern Trust

Mike Innocenzo
PECO

Lisa Kabnick
Pepper Hamilton LLP

Holly Kinser
The Kinser Group

Charisse Lillie
Corporate Board Member

Ashley Lunkenheimer
AmeriHealth Caritas

Kyra McGrath
WHYY

Jill Michal
Solera Health

Leslie Miller
Philadelphia Museum of Art

LaRae Orullian
Banker, Former President Girl Scouts USA

Shelley Potente
The Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design

Lori Reiner
EisenAmper

Susan Rock
The Rock School for Dance

Nancy Rogers
Lincoln Financial Group

Colleen Rooney
Former CMO, QVC

Bill Sasso
Stradley Ronon

RoseAnn Scanlon
Corporate Board Member

Dianne Semingson
DLS International

Cathy Sohn
Corporate Board Member

Judy Spires
KBUS Holdings

Jane Stimmler
The Marketing Edge

Tiffany Tavarez
Wells Fargo

David Unruh
Drexel University

Judee von Seldeneck
Diversified Search

Suzanne Weintraub
Suzanne Weintraub Voiceovers

Dalila Wilson-Scott
Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation

Stephanie Zarus
Avancer Group

Eric Zillmer
Drexel University

National Leadership Circle

Lynn Yeakel, Chair
Pennsylvania

Deborah Brittain
Florida

Karen Kaplowitz
Pennsylvania

Roberta Liebenberg
Pennsylvania

Joanne Murray
California

Barbara Roberts
Oregon

Dianne Semingson
Pennsylvania

Renée T. White
Massachusetts

Rosemarie Greco, Executive Advisor

Keyonna Douglas, Executive Assistant