Vital Voices New York Council

Building an Active Supporter Base

Vital Voices is committed to building an active supporter base in regions across the United States and Europe to establish partnership opportunities with local individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations to support the advancement of women’s leadership worldwide.

Co-Chairs

Tia Barancik, Special Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Christine Falvo, COO, Rubenstein Communications 

Council Members

Katie Cacouris

Jill Iscol, President, IF Hummingbird Foundation

Alana Esposito, U.N. Correspondent, United Nations Secretariat 

Zara KwanAssociate, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch 

Yin Lin, Executive Director, Women’s Ventures at TheWarp

Kevin Patrick, VP Products Innovation and Market Strategy, The Sawtooth Group

Barbara Zuckerberg, Board President, myFace

Dina Zuckerberg, Director of Family Programs, myFace

Recent Events

05/16/2017 - Vital Voices Reception

Vital Voices Reception – Featuring the Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership participants, hosted by Dr. Alice Kandell

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05/11/2017 - Vital Voices Dinner

Vital Voices Dinner Featuring Busi Nxumalo and Cynthia Mugwira – Hosted by Tia Baranick

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12/05/2016 - 3rd Annual Voices of Solidarity

On December 5, Vital Voices will host the 3rd Annual Voices of Solidarity Event at the IAC Headquarters.

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06/13/2016 - Vital Voices Dinner

On June 13, Tia Barancik hosted a dinner at the Harvard Club featuring Kah Walla, a political leader in Cameroon.

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05/24/2016 - Vital Voices Reception

On May 24, Alice Kandell hosted a reception featuring participants of the Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership which pairs international businesswomen with top American female executives—FORTUNE’s Most Powerful Women– and their teams who serve as mentors.

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03/29/2016 - New York Council Launch

In March 2016, Jill Iscol hosted the launch of the Vital Voices New York Council featuring Khanim Latif, a women's equality champion in Iraqi Kurdistan and Akanksha Hazari, a social entrepreneur.

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03/03/2016 - Vital Voices New York Council Meeting

On March 3, Jill Iscol hosted a Vital Voices New York Council meeting featuring Ariela Suster of El Salvador.

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12/07/2015 - 2nd Annual Voices of Solidarity

On December 7, 2015 Vital Voices along with Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller hosted the second Annual Voices of Solidarity Event, honoring remarkable men who have shown exemplary leadership in the pursuit of a world free from gender-based violence.

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5th Annual Voices of Solidarity

On December 4, 2017 Vital Voices will host the 5th Annual Voices of Solidarity Event. The event honors remarkable men…

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