"Women, Power and Leadership"
February 22, 2010
Hosted by David Gibbons
Gloria Feldt joins “In Discussion” to chart her career and life as a leading authority in women’s lives. Her colleagues call her a “practical visionary”; Fast Company magazine lauded the inclusive way she led the organization to adopt a bold new Vision for 2025. By the time she left, the organization’s total combined affiliate and national organization annual revenues approached one billion. Her call to "fight forward" scored insurance coverage for contraceptives and accessible emergency contraception. She initiated the Prevention First Act and reintroduction of a new, improved Freedom of Choice Act. She understands politics from the ground up--the 2004 March for Women's Lives which she helped to spearhead brought over 1.2 million men, women, and families to Washington, the largest protest march in American history--and also served as president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which she grew into the largest nonpartisan pro-choice action fund and Political Action Committee.
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"In Discussion" brings world leaders and people from all areas of life together in frank and powerful conversation. Interviewer and writer David Gibbons invites great thinkers, politicians, business leaders, scientists, religious leaders, scientists and entertainers and notable philosophic think tanks together in cleverly orchestrated interviews and discussions. In developing and encouraging frank conversation towards the dynamic ignition of positive mindsets, the paradigm of progressive and positive change is at the forefront of its vision and mission.
David Gibbons has been writing and involved in the broadcast arena since 2001. His work in understanding the world we live in and its people continues to fascinate and consume his interest, in pursuing a direct conversational style with leaders, literature scholars and everyday individuals. He is the host of David Gibbons "In Discussion", the daily program that engages world's thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business individuals, scientists and religious leaders. He is constantly seeking a greater understanding of the world we live in today with an unassuming style and delivery, leading to the premise of igniting dialogue towards dynamic change in our society.