"Jewish Women Changing Our World: Shattering the Glass Ceiling – Breaking Barriers" is the theme of this year's Day of Education and Inspiration presented by Hadassah Greater Philadelphia. The event will be held April 25 at the William Penn Inn, 1017 DeKalb Pike, in Ambler, PA.
·Jane Golden, Executive Director and Founder, Mural Arts Program
·Leslie S. Richards, Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation
·Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers
·Lisa Hostein, editor of Hadassah Magazine and former editor of Philadelphia's Jewish Exponent, will serve as both moderator and a speaker.
In keeping with Hadassah's commitment to community involvement, attendees are asked to bring new children’s books for ages 5 months to 5 years. The books will be donated to the Reach Out and Read program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which incorporates books into pediatric care and encourages families to read aloud together.
Cost of the program is $60 for members, $65 for non-members and includes all program materials, continental breakfast and lunch. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m. Reservations must be made by April 12. For ticket information, contact Judy Ron at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-732-7100.
About Hadassah: Founded in 1912, Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is the largest women’s membership organization in the United States — with 12,000 members from Greater Philadelphia, Harrisburg, York and State College, PA and Wilmington, DE. In Israel, Hadassah supports cutting-edge medical care/research, education and services for troubled youth. In the U.S., Hadassah promotes health education, social action and advocacy, volunteerism, education and research, and connections with Israel.