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ACE Women's Forum and the Professional Women's Roundtable to Host a Political Panel

Thursday, January 23, 2014

ACE Women's Forum and the Professional Women's Roundtable to Host a Political Panel

16:02 EST Thursday, January 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (Business Wire) -- ACE Group today announced the ACE Women's Forum (AWF) and the Professional Women's Roundtable (PWR) will be co-hosting a panel discussion on the current political climate on January 24, from 8-10 a.m. at ACE's Philadelphia headquarters, 436 Walnut Street. Featuring diverse executives from government, business, and nonprofit organizations, From Your House to the White House will highlight topics that impact women and their families both at home and in the office. The discussion will cover topics including healthcare, tax reform, the debt ceiling, and what we can expect from Congress in 2014.

Moderator Krista L. Glenn, Senior Vice President & Senior Claim Officer, Multinational Claims, North America, ACE Group, will be joined by panelists:

  • Peter Grollman, Vice President, Government Affairs, Community Relations & Advocacy, CHOP
  • Judge Renee Hughes (ret.), Chief Executive Officer, Red Cross of Southeastern PA
  • Alexandra Pryor, Attorney, Cozen O'Connor
  • Karen Valanzano, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, ACE Group

“Being informed on the current and ever-changing political landscape is critical for success in today's business arena. This event not only offers a unique educational experience, but also provides an opportunity for participants to discuss the topics brought to the table,” said Deborah Stalker, Deputy General Counsel, North America Office of General Counsel, ACE Group. “The mission of the ACE Women's Forum is to provide educational opportunities for women, as well as a network for support and a sense of inclusion. Joining together with PWR on this event supports our goals, while also expanding the event's reach and in turn, broadening and strengthening the dialogue.”

The event will begin with a networking reception, followed by the panel discussion and a question/answer session.

Christie Mills, President of PWR, said, “We're proud to offer a forum for participants from the Philadelphia region to learn about and discuss the important topic of politics, and how it impacts different organizations and workplaces. Aligned with our mission, this event will not only offer an education and learning opportunity, but will also serve as an opportunity for personal growth.”

The fee for PWR Members Non-Prepaid/National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) /Philadelphia Public Relations Association (PPRA) Members, and ACE Clients/Brokers is $10. The fee for Non-PWR Members is $20. Space is limited. You can register online on the PWR website. We require 48-hour cancellation notice for refunds. A $5.00 service fee will be charged for all cancellations.

About the sponsors:

The ACE Women's Forum (AWF). AWF provides networking, mentoring and communications for women within ACE, and seeks to build a bridge from ACE's network to other women's networks to engage highly skilled women who are clients, peers and partners in business.

A non-profit founded in 2002, Professional Women's Roundtable's mission is to provide networking, leadership, educational and personal growth opportunities to a diverse group of women in business in the Greater Philadelphia region.

ACE Group is one of the world's largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 54 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident supplemental health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Additional information can be found at www.acegroup.com .

ACE North America Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
carla.ferrara@acegroup.com

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