Women in Politics in 2020
Join us for a panel discussion on the impact women have on our political future. Our panelists include Diana Cihak, founder and state board president of WEPac (WomenElect) and Karen King, executive director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women.
Location: Salvatore's Italian Gardens
Time: 5:30PM Registration, 6:00PM Dinner
Cost: $35 Members / $40 Non-members
President, Upper Edge Consulting
Founder/Board President of WEPac
At Upper Edge Consulting Diane is an expert at helping businesses and non profits acquire grant funding. At Upper Edge we do more than just write grants, we create relationships with the sources that will help fund your projects. Government relations, Grant Writing, research and writing, advocacy and publicity when used together are powerful tools for small businesses that want to work in partnership with government at every level.
WE Pac (WomenElect) is a non partisan political action committee that trains and supports pro-choice women who want to run for public office. Currently operating in Buffalo, New York we are expanding to New York City in the first part of 2014.
Executive Director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women
The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, (ECCSW) works to provide appropriate and meaningful information to women and girls throughout Erie County thereby helping them reach their full potential. The commission conducts policy studies, analyzes current legislation and programs and issues impacting women, develops collaborative programs and community outreach with local and regional organizations,public officials and community partners, provides educational awareness and recommends measures to develop new resources and services as well as leveraging existing resources and services available to women in Erie County.