On October 22nd San Antonio hosted Women in The World a national/international event by Tina Brown Live Media, drawing speakers from all over the world – thought leaders, change makers, celebrities and politicians to address a sell-out crowd.
600 Individuals attended the forum in the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre to hear panels and interviews on issues impacting women from Honor Killings, the Middle East, Ebola, military families, and a number of other Critical issues that impact women and Society.
The San Antonio forum featured Dr. Jill Biden; Gloria Steinem; Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison; Ambassador Karen Hughes; Mayor Ivy Taylor; Diane von Furstenberg, Former White House Advisor Sonya Medina Williams; author and journalist Marie Brenner; art patron and activist Aaronetta Pierce; President of 3N Group Guillermo Nicolas; Eva Longoria; Houston Mayor Annise Parker; Rosie Castro, Congressman Joaquin Castro, myself (CM) and others.
Media attending the event included Fusion TV (ABC/Univision), the Daily Beast, and writers for a number of other outlets. The Forum’s presenting sponsor was Toyota, and leadership sponsors were the City of San Antonio and Credit Suisse.