Public Policy in Practice with Lynn Rosenthal

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Friday, January 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Event Information: 

Lynn Rosenthal is Policy Director for the Biden Foundation’s Violence Against Women Initiatives.

Prior to joining the Biden Foundation, Lynn inspired action to end gender-based violence as a consultant and served as the Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

From 2009-2014, Lynn served as the first-ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. As a senior advisor to Vice President Biden, Lynn developed new initiatives to address sexual violence, reduce domestic violence homicides, and improve the workplace response to violence against women. She co-chaired the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault and was a key architect of its recommendations.  Lynn represented the Vice President on the White House Council on Women and Girls and co-chaired the Federal Interagency Working Group on HIV/AIDS and Violence Against Women.

About the Series

The Public Policy in Practice Series, led by Fels Senior Fellow Elizabeth Vale, is designed to provide students with a variety of perspectives and compelling personal narratives that will help them not only form their opinions on important issues, but will also help shape their careers. This series is offered in conjunction with the Fels graduate Public Management course required of all Fels MPA and Executive MPA students. Fels is proud to offer these important conversations to the entire Penn community and members of the public. 

Remarks begin promptly at 6:15pm. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Location Name: 
Benjamin Franklin Room, Houston Hall
Location Address: 

3417 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Event Contact: 

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326

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