Apr

26 2017

Power of Women

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Levy Family Campus 14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos , CA 95032
408-357-7508

Contact Amanda Glincher
408-205-7858
amanda@jvalley.org

$ Cost $ 54.00

This annual evening brings together over 200 women to showcase the power we can have together.

The 2017 keynote speaker is film producer Tiffany Shlain.

The evening includes the presentation of the Janet Berg Award. This year's award winner is Sylvia Metz. Sylvia has given generously of her time, treasure, and talent to the Silicon Valley Jewish community and has worked to inspire so many other women during her decades of involvement.

Ticket Price: $54

Open to the entire community; men welcome, too!

Refreshments served.

Power of Women Honorary Chairs: The Women of the Giving Circle including: Lauren Carlinsky, Hayley Charnaw, Joy Cohen, Rachael Berman Huck, Abigail Gavens, Talia Gless, Erin Goncharoff, Dina Guttenberg, Elisa Itkowitz, Nissa Johanix, Sarah Kelman, Sharon Lewis, Bar Mizrahi, Abby Morril, Sarah Munson, Erin Ostilly, Stephanie Rothstein, Shoshana Wolf, Yael Wolf

Committee Members: Arielle Hendel, Alyssia Berkowitz, Laurel Cyrluk, Marcia Klein, Andrea Rubnitz, Susie Brenner, Susan Sweedler, Lauren Smith

Caterer: Epic Bites

 

Tiffany Shlain

Emmy-nominated filmmaker, speaker, and Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain has received over 70 awards and distinctions for her films and work, including being on NPR’s list of Best Commencement Speeches and by Newsweek as “one of the women shaping the 21st Century.”

She has premiered four films at Sundance, including her acclaimed feature documentary Connected: An Autobiography about Love, Death & Technology, which The New York Times hailed as “high-tech Terry Gilliam,” and “Examining Everything From the Big Bang to Twitter.” The US State Department has also selected four of Shlain’s films including Connected to represent the U.S. at embassies around the world for their American Film Showcase.

Tiffany’s new film 50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women + Power, just premiered live at TEDWomen, at 275 TEDx’s globally, and on Refinery29. It will be the centerpiece film for the upcoming 50/50 Day on May 10th at screenings around the globe. Her film & art installation“The Whole Cinemagillah,” just opened at the National Museum of American Jewish History on December14th and will be up for the next 3 months.

Tiffany’s AOL Original series, The Future Starts Here was nominated for an Emmy Award in New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture and has over 40 million views to date. Shlain’s films employ her signature style of fast-paced images, colorful animations, and daring and funny insights to encourage us all to think about where we’re headed in our increasingly connected world.