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Hadassah Northeast Second Women’s Empowerment Conference

WALTHAM – On Sunday, March 15, Hadassah Northeast will host its second Women’s Empowerment Conference designed to inspire and empower women of all ages.

The conference will run from 9:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. at Bentley University Conference Center in Waltham.

Deborah Goldberg, newly elected Massachusetts State Treasurer, fifth generation Hadassah woman and the first Jewish woman elected to a statewide office in Massachusetts will kick off the conference with a short welcome, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Kimberly Bookman, of NBC affiliate WHDH 7. The morning panel discussion will comprise topics such as financial awareness, personal growth, professional transitions and spirituality. Panelists include Suzanne Priebatsch, senior vice president, Morgan Stanley, Nanette Fridman, founder and principal, Fridman Strategies, Addie Swartz, CEO, reacHIRE, and Rabbi Carol Mitchell.

The lunch program will include a special address by Hadassah National President, Marcie Natan, followed by an afternoon presentation with Wendy Murphy, JD, who will discuss “Producing Equality, Autonomy and Voice: How Creative Lawyering Can Improve Women’s Lives.” The day will conclude with an address by Maggie Anton, author of Rashi’s Daughters and Enchantress.

Cost is $50 for Hadassah members, $60 for non-members and includes continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch.

For more information, call Hadassah Northeast at (718) 455-9055 or register online at

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