Women’s Fund of Central Indiana is looking forward to “A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama” on Tuesday Feb. 13, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Below are some details to help ensure you have a great night.
5:30 p.m. - Doors open
5:30-6:40 p.m. - Music by DJ Gabby Love
6:45 p.m. - Welcome from Tamika Catchings, former Indiana Fever star
7:00 p.m. - Introductions from Jennifer Pope Baker, executive director of Women’s Fund of Central Indiana & Cindy Simon Skjodt, event sponsor
7:15-8:15 p.m. - Program
Please give yourself enough time to park, go through security and find your seat by 6:45 p.m. Refer to the Fan Guide, provided by Bankers Life Fieldhouse, for more detailed venue information and regulations.
During the event, please refrain from taking photos or recording video/audio.
We look forward to sharing this special evening with you. Please contact the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Box Office at 317.917.2727, or Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 with any questions related to your tickets for the venue.
This event was made possible through the generosity of sponsors Cindy Simon Skjodt, Derica Rice & Robin Nelson-Rice, and Deborah Joy Simon.
As a transformative First Lady, Mrs. Obama launched and led four key initiatives: Let’s Move!, to address the challenge of childhood obesity; Joining Forces, to support veterans, service members and their families; Reach Higher, to inspire young people to seek higher education; and Let Girls Learn, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school.
“Michelle Obama and Women’s Fund share common interests,” says Jennifer Pope Baker, the organization’s executive director. “We are both invested in improving the lives of women and girls. It is an incredible honor to be able to host this special evening. Mrs. Obama’s work is an inspiration.” Baker added that Women’s Fund is working with select grantees to distribute 500 free event tickets to women and girls who may not otherwise be able to attend the event.
Alecia DeCoudreaux will serve as moderator for the evening. A founding board member of Women’s Fund, DeCoudreaux is the former president of Mills College, a liberal arts college for women, as well as a former Eli Lilly and Company executive. Heather McLaughlin and Robin Nelson-Rice will co-chair the event.
For more information, visit WomensFund.org.
ABOUT WOMEN’S FUND OF CENTRAL INDIANA
Women’s Fund was founded in 1996 and is now a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). The fund invests in the lives of women and girls in Central Indiana because when a woman is successful, her community is strengthened. Women’s Fund raises money, gives it away and teaches philanthropy.