Other program highlights for The Women's Conference 2007 include:
-- New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas
Friedman will moderate a conversation on leadership and the environment
between former Prime Minister Tony Blair and California Governor Arnold
-- California First Lady Maria Shriver will be moderating a first-ever
conversation with the spouses of the leading presidential candidates
from each party -- Elizabeth Edwards, Cindy McCain, Michelle Obama, Ann
Romney and Jeri Thompson.
-- First Lady of Mexico Margarita Zavala, Founder of the International
Campaign to Ban Landmines will be participating in a conversation on
changing the world with 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams,
the Executive Director of the HIV/AIDS Initiative at Saddleback Church
Kay Warren, and Grameen Bank Director and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize
Laureate Muhammad Yunus.
-- Journalist, television producer, and author Linda Ellerbee will join
screenwriter and author Nora Ephron for a dialogue on the most pressing
issues facing women today.
-- ABC News Correspondent Deborah Roberts will moderate a conversation
with a panel of women pioneers on the topic of leadership and the 2008
presidential race, including the first female White House Press
Secretary Dee Dee Myers, the first female vice presidential candidate
Geraldine Ferraro, the first female Governor of New Jersey Christine
Todd Whitman and Time Magazine's editor-at-large Mark Halperin.
In addition to recruiti
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