BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Emails and phone calls from same-sex couples, worried about the legal status of their marriages and keeping their children, flooded attorney Sydney Duncan’s office within hours of the Supreme Court’s decision eliminating the constitutional right to abortion.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization in their countries.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new Florida law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks with some exceptions violates religious freedom rights of Jews in addition to the state constitution’s privacy protections, a synagogue claims in a lawsuit.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on maternal health, with guests; Marianne Fray, CEO of Maternity Care Coalition; Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, Vice President for Health Justice of National Partnership for Women and Families Inc.; & Kristin Rowe- Finkbeiner, Executive Director & CEO of MomsRising Together.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about advancing diversity in STEM, with guests; Meredith Gibson, CEO of Association for Women in Science; Dr. Shirley Malcom, Board Chair of National Math & Science Initiative / Director of SEA Change at the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Dr. Allison Scott, CEO of Kapor Center Foundation; & Alaina Percival, CEO and Board Chair of Women Who Code.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the gender pay gap, with guests; Gloria Blackwell, CEO of American Association of University Women, Laurie Wolf, President & CEO of The Foraker Group, & Emily Martin, Vice President for Education & Workplace Justice of National Women’s Law Center.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on foundations that serve women with guests: Felicia Davis, President & CEO of the Chicago Foundation for Women; Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, President & CEO of the Women’s Funding Network and Mary Rutherford, President & CEO of the Montana Community Foundation.
In celebration of American Business Women’s Day, Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on women-owned businesses, with guests; Gaby King Morse, President & CEO of The Center for Women & Enterprise & Michelle Richards, Executive Director of Great Lakes Women’s Business Council