15th Annual Fall Gathering

 


Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Stony Hill Inn, Hackensack, NJ
2019 Grant Award Recipient: Women’s Rights Information Center

FEATURING SOLEDAD O’BRIEN
Keynote Speaker, Journalist and Philanthropist

Women Soledad O'Brien high resUnited in Philanthropy will welcome Soledad O’Brien at the organization’s Annual Fall Gathering on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack, NJ.

Through the power of storytelling, Soledad O’Brien brings a fresh perspective on diverse and contemporary issues to foster change in your own community or organization.

As the host and executive producer of the new 13 episode true crime series Mysteries & Scandals on OXYGEN, and host of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien a weekly political magazine show syndicated across the country on hundreds of TV stations, Soledad has established herself as one of the most recognized names in broadcasting by telling the stories behind the most important issues, people and events of the day. A champion of diversity, she gives voice to the underserved and disenfranchised through her Emmy-winning reporting and acclaimed documentary series, Black in America and Latino in America. While also the contributing editor, reporting in-depth news magazine pieces for PBS NewsHour and correspondent for HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. A prominent philanthropist, Soledad is the founder of PowHERful, a foundation that mentors and funds college tuition and expenses for young women.

With eloquence and a measured ability to make often-divisive issues such as race relations, social inequality and mass incarceration accessible to all, she moves audiences to delve deeper into the headlines that shape our lives, outlooks and daily interactions.
On stage, Soledad draws from her life and career to stimulate thoughtful conversation on the roles we each play within our communities and organizations, leaving audiences with memorable takeaways on the power of individuals and companies to make meaningful and lasting change.