Family-friendly policies focus of NH Women’s Foundation luncheon

CEO of MomsRising to keynote Nov. 19 luncheon

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO and co-founder of the organization MomsRising, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Women Building Community Luncheon, the cornerstone event for the NH Women’s Foundation.

The event, co-presented with the NH Charitable Foundation and Granite United Way, takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Center of New Hampshire/Radisson Hotel in Manchester. Lead sponsor is Pax World Funds.

The theme of this year’s luncheon is “Changing Workplaces: Why Family-Friendly Policies Matter.” At the event, Rowe-Finkbeiner, will speak about the importance of changing workplace policies to reflect the needs of modern families.

“We believe that creating family-friendly workplaces is essential to overcoming gender-based stigmas and outdated traditions and is therefore essential to achieving economic gender equality – a key component of our mission and vision,: said Terie Norelli, CEO of the Women’s Foundation.

She called Rowe-Finkbeiner “a tireless national advocate for American families.”

Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online through Thursday, Nov. 12. For more information or to purchase tickets call 603-226-3355 or visit nhwomensfoundation.org.

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