Gretchen Carlson Leadership Initiative
in Atlantic City, NJ
On September 8, 2018, AIT brought the Gretchen Carlson Leadership Initiative (GCLI) to Atlantic City, NJ. We partnered with Adelaide’s Place, AtlantiCare, Avanzar, New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence, Stockton University, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
Featured speakers included Gretchen Carlson (Author and Advocate), Martin Hyman (Partner, Golenbock, Eiseman, Assor, Bell, and Peskoe LLC), Pamela Jacobs (Executive Director, New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence), Maureen Kern (Vice-Chair, Atlantic County Board of Freeholders), Tamu Lane (Director of Social Justice Programming, Avanzar), Honorable Susan Maven (Judge, New Jersey Superior Court) Jyoti Venkentraman (Capacity Building Manager, New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault) and other extraordinary women leading change in Atlantic City and beyond. The panelists inspired attendees with stories of how they overcame hardship in order to make a difference in their communities, as well as actionable steps to take in order to get involved.