Spotlight Women: Women, Enterprise and Development, #RotaryUNDay - Rotary Day at the United Nations 2016
Featuring: “Rotary Responsible Business Award”.
Understanding that successful and sustainable economic development must involve women and girls, this session addresses the key steps for implementation in developed and developing countries.
— Moderator: Suraj Bhatia, Rotary Representative to the United Nations/ New York
— UN Expert: (Awaiting confirmation)
— Business Expert: Mary Callahan Erdoes, JP Morgan (invited)
— Rotary Responsible Business Honoree: Stephanie Woollard, Rotary Club of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Given the current international conversation about the need for inclusive economic development, youth outreach, gender equity, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and broader concerns about social stability, Rotary proposes the 2016 program focus on the theme Business and Rotary’s Service to Humanity entitled, Responsible Business, Resilient Societies.
Recognizing that no one organization alone can address the challenges of inclusive economic development, Rotary will look toward leaders in the field. Rotary Day at the United Nations thus provides the opportunities for collaboration with the UN Global Compact, UN Development Programme, Business for Peace Foundation, World Economic Forum, Columbia and New York University business schools, and similar globally-minded corporate thought leaders.