Ms. Foundation for Women president and CEO to be featured during Downtown Brooklyn leaders’ forum

NEW YORK — Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Teresa C. Younger will be featured at the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership’s third annual “5X10 Talks.” Modeled after TED Talks, the event will include five leaders (from Downtown Brooklyn) talking for 10 minutes to answer one question: What’s next?

Younger will discuss social justice, equality and the importance of the gender lens when approaching social issues.

Date:              Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Pre-event VIP reception: 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 5×10 Talks: 7:30-9 p.m.
BRIC647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 (See map here.)

She will be joined by four other speakers:

All proceeds from ticket sales will support Downtown Brooklyn’s free community events. Reporters interested in attending must request admission in advance by emailing



For over 40 years, the Ms. Foundation for Women has secured women’s rights and freedoms with a special commitment to building the power of low-income, immigrant and women of color. The foundation invests funds, time, expertise and training in organizations nationwide.