for 48 hours hours and participate in the global effort to
make a difference and bring our country together..
A Highly Charged
And Most Impactful
Two Day Women-Only
The Power Of
In Stunning Whistler Canada
Tuesday, June 25th - Thursday, June 27th 2019.
The 2019 Global Leadership Conference where 100+ of the most influential women leaders in politics, education, philanthropy, show business, medicine, and science convene, connect, and deliver out of the box solutions for change. We will come away with actionable solutions to implement in our countries, communities, and homes.
Business, Wellness, Empowerment, Spirituality,
Community, Solutions, Spa, Yoga, Dance
The BATSHEVA organization (Jewish Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Movement) has been founded by Mrs Sarah Rotenstreich (co-director of the Chabad Center for Jewish Discovery in Chelsea New York and founder of Preschool of the Arts Network of Schools).
In loving memory of Mrs. Batsheva Rotenstreich.
Helicopter And Limousine Transport
The VIP Track will also provide seamless and luxurious transportation
will be available via Helicopter and Limousine
directly to and from the Four Seasons Hotel and Spa.
Nancy G. Brinker is the founder and Chair of Global Strategy of Susan G. Komen, an organization named after her only sister, Susan, who died from breast cancer in 1980 at age 36.
Nancy was also United States Ambassador to Hungary from 2001 to 2003 and Chief of Protocol of the United Statesfrom 2007 to the end of the George W. Bush administration. Brinker, a breast cancer survivor, uses her experience to heighten understanding of the disease. She speaks publicly on the importance of patient's rights and medical advancements in breast cancer research and treatment. She is currently serving as the World Health Organization's Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control. Nancy is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Promise Me - How a Sister's Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer, released on September 14, 2010.
Nancy has helped build Komen by fostering a coalition of relationships within the business community, government, and volunteer sectors in the United States. For her work on breast cancer research, Time Magazine named Nancy to its 2008 list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Calling her "a catalyst to ease suffering in the world," President Barack Obama honored Nancy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on August 12, 2009.
Tzili Charney: a woman of valor, a curator of exhibits, a costume designer, a producer, an activist, and a philanthropist with a passion towards justice and peace.
Tzili was born in Israel and studied at the Midrasha Art School in Tel Aviv, graduating in 1981. She worked as a costume designer in numerous theaters such as The Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv, The National Theater of Israel, HABIMA, and eventually the Jewish Repertory Theatre and the National Yiddish Theatre, Folksbiene, in New York. She has also worked as an art curator and collaborated with many Israeli artists at Art Basel Miami and other venues, and in 2008 joined the team of the LABA art program at the 14th Street Y in the East Village.
In 1991, Tzili married real estate mogul Leon Charney in Tel Aviv, and in 1999 gave birth to twin boys Mickey and Nati Charney.
When Leon became ill in 2010, Tzili dedicated herself to tending not only to her husband’s health, but also to his business empire. She became chairman of L.H. Charney Associates, Inc. a major commercial real estate investment company in New York City owning over one million square feet in Times Square, and remains as chairman to this day. In December of 2017, Tzili created ZAZ10TS, a cultural initiative that integrates art forms into office buildings at 10 Times Square (aka 1441 Broadway).
Tzili also took over Leon’s entertainment legacy and signed on as a producer of Leon’s 25 year running talk show The Leon Charney Report, which featured numerous distinguished guests such as Rudy Giuliani, Elie Wiesel, and Shimon Peres. Tzili also helped produce the documentary Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace, based in part on Leon’s influential role in the historic Camp David Peace Accord between Israel and Egypt. Tzili also supports NFCT (The New Fund for Cinema and TV) in Leon’s name, a development program for Middle Eastern and Northern African Documentary Filmmakers.
Tzili is dedicated to supporting non-profit organizations devoted to social programs, such as Beit Hatfutsot: Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv; Kishorit, a home for adults with special needs in the Western Galilee; Forum Dvorah: Women in Foreign Policy and National Security, an active network of almost one hundred professional Israeli women; the initiative “Have You Seen The Horizon Lately?”: young Israelis who seek to stimulate a new public discussion about the need to resolve the Israeli Palestinian conflict with the help of fresh and unexpected speakers from assorted disciplines and domain; the National Project on Trauma, Disaster, and Civic Resilience in Israel, an organization committed to providing coping mechanisms in the face of mass trauma for Israeli citizens; and Umm el-Fahem Gallery, an art organization that she support and collaborate with. Since January 1st, 2018, Tzili has been supporting a new pilot program called Medical Excellence and Compassionate Care with Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, in affiliation with Tel Aviv University and the Sackler School of Medicine. In Haifa, she is working on a new program called The Leon Charney Center for Practical Diplomacy (the Rise of the New Diplomacy).
Tzili is also known for her commitment to helping educational institutions, and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the University of Haifa’s Board of Governors, following in Leon’s footsteps. She also supports Florida Atlantic University’s Diplomacy Program, Yeshiva University, and the NIAD Art Center in California for people with disabilities. On May 25th 2017, Tzili was honored by Yeshiva University with an honorary doctorate recognizing her tireless commitment to preserving both diplomacy and peace education.
In 2014, Tzili founded the Leon Charney Resolution Center in Hakfar Hayarok Israel, which focuses on educating students in conflict resolution, the art of negotiations, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and global peace, as inspired by the luminous legacy of her husband Leon.
Tzili currently resides in New York City with sons Mickey and Nati and their dog Chewi.
Born in Israel as the fifth of nine children to Olga and Lev Leviev, Chagit graduated from Bar Ilan University, with a B.A. in Economics and Business administration. Following her graduation, Chagit worked as a financial advisor at Deloitte, advising on international real estate valuations and business planning which led her to a CFO position at the Memorand Group.
By 2012, Chagit relocated her family to New York City to head the U.S. arm of the multi-billion-dollar international conglomerate the Leviev Group of Companies founded by renowned businessman and philanthropist Lev Leviev with investments in a wide range of dynamic industries, including real estate, mining, energy, diamonds and jewelry.
Headquartered on Fifth Avenue, Chagit also runs the US branch of Lev Leviev Diamonds (LLD). LLD is one of the world’s largest diamond manufacturers and distributers. LLD is the only diamond firm in the world to control all facets of the diamond pipeline: from ownership in diamond mines, rough trading, manufacturing, and polishing, all the way to designing, and marketing prestigious diamond jewelry.
During this time, Chagit also manages the prominent real estate firm Africa Israel USA (AFI USA), where she serves as the firm’s CEO. AFI USA built a reputation of excellence in its residential developments by introducing some of the top brands in the real estate market over the past decade including District at 111 Fulton Street, 20 Pine - The Collection by Armani Casa, 15 Broad - Downtown by Philippe Starck, The Apthorp, 88 Leonard Street and The Marquis Residences on Brickell Avenue in Miami.
Chagit is currently a member of several Boards of Directors for a wide range of companies in Israel and in the US and has previously served on the boards of Fox-Wisel, an Israeli Public traded apparel company, holding such brands as Fox, Laline, Billabong, The Children’s Place and American Eagle among others; and she previously served as a Director for Israel’s TV channel 9.
Chagit, wife of Greg Sofiev and a mother to 4 young children, follows in the footsteps of her family’s philanthropic spirit with her time and resources, serving as President of select non-profit organizations that focus on Jewish education and the community.
Rona was born on January 9, 1983 in Ramat Gan, Israel. She is an actress, known for "A Quiet Heart," "Policeman" and the popular Netflix hit, "Fauda."
Minister for Social Equality
Gila Gamliel is Israel’s Minister for Social Equality. The ministry encompasses the advancement of senior citizens, young people, gender and minority equality, as well the Digital Israel project, which aims to leverage the country's standing as the Start-Up Nation to ensure that governmental and business services offered to the public use the most advanced methods in the world
A member of the Knesset (Parliament) from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud Party for over a decade, Ms. Gamliel has previously served as Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Deputy Minister for the Advancement of Young People, Students and Women. Among other roles, she chaired the Knesset's Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, and served as a Member of the Knesset's Finance Committee, Economics Affairs Committee, and the Education, Culture and Sports Committee.
Ms. Gamliel is also a member of the Young Leaders Community of the Davos World Economic Forum, (the only Israeli public representative to the Forum) and was the first woman Chairperson of Israel's National Students' Union. Ms. Gamliel holds an L.L.M. from Bar Ilan University, a L.L.B. from Ono Academic College, an M.A. in Philosophy and a B.A. in Middle Eastern History and Philosophy from Ben-Gurion University. She holds the rank of Sergeant in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), having served as the head of an air force investigative staff. Ms. Gamliel, who lives in Tel Aviv, is married and the mother of two.
Margarita is currently filming Season 2 of the critically acclaime d David Simon HBO show “The Deuce,” starring opposite James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal. She can next be seen starring opposite Josh Hartnett and Bruce Dern in the independent film INHERIT THE VIPER directed byAnthony Jergen. She can last be seen in the independent feature film LA TIMES whichpremiered at Sundance, opposite Michelle Morgan and Jorma Taccone.
Margarita’s past film credits include: DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE, JAMES WHITE, FOR ELLEN, THE LOFT, KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM, NOISE, THE INVISIBLE,MOSCOW-RUSSIA EXPRESS, Lakeshore’s LINCOLN LAWYER, Miramax’s ADVENTURELAND and
SPREAD opposite Ashton Kutcher.
Margarita’s recent television credits include her r ole of ‘Amanda Clarke’ in the hit ABC showREVENGE opposite Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp.
She co-starred opposite Hope Davis in NBC’s ALLEGIANCE, written and directed by George Nolfi and has reoccurred in the NBC hit show THE BLACK LIST. Her previous television credits include HBO’S LUCK, HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA and VANISHED.
Adi Heyman is an accomplished writer and highly respected fashion influencer. An advocate for modest fashion and hailed a "Most Stylish New Yorker," Adi established a strong fashion profile after the launch of her Jewish lifestyle blog 'Fabologie' in 2010. The website quickly redefined her career as a fashion Stylist and Journalist. Profiled by The New York Times highlighting her conversion to Orthodox Judaism and her conservative influence on the fashion industry, Adi has been recognized by Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, WWD, and W Magazine for her statement, mindful style. In 2017, Adi spearheaded "Faith in Fashion" a premier platform and showcase for Jewish women of impact within the fashion industry.
A strong supporter of Jewish organizations, Adi works with Israel's Open University, Shalva and the Jewish Life at Fashion Institue of Technology. She has recently launched sustainable fashion collaborations in London, Israel and New York bringing awareness and support to emerging Jewish talent. Adi's work in ethical, transparent fashion now couples with her passion for religion and community empowerment.
Dedicated supporter of Jewish education and an advocate for Israel.
Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.
Nina Roket concentrates on commercial real estate law with an emphasis in leasing, conveyancing and finance transactions. She was named to the Leading Women Lawyers in New York by Crain’s New York Business and serves as a member of WX and NY Women Executives in Real Estate
Nina advises clients across the U.S. in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, sales, acquisitions and mortgage, mezzanine and preferred equity financings.
Nina is landlord's counsel at numerous office buildings in Midtown and Downtown New York City. Nina also manages complex retail leasing transaction projects on behalf of numerous developers and owners at significant, high profile retail sites across the U.S., including New York, Miami Beach, Las Vegas, Beverly Hills and Atlantic City.
Nina has a specialty in restaurant transactions and is counsel to high-profile restaurateurs in bringing complex projects to fruition, advising them and providing resources on matters ranging from negotiating leases to acting as business counsel.
Nina was named to the Leading Women Lawyers in New York by Crain’s New York Business.
Nina serves as a member of WX, New York Women Executives in Real Estate, an invitation-only association of executive-level women actively engaged in the commercial real estate industry in New York and as a board member of Sarcoma Foundation of America.
Additionally, Nina is a co-administrative partner at Olshan, chair of the firm's Hiring Committee and founder and chair of the Women’s Committee, which serves as a networking, business development and mentoring platform for the firm’s women lawyers and their clients and colleagues.
Nina received her J.D., cum laude, from New York Law School and holds a B.A., cum laude, from Fordham University.
Sarah Rotenstreich is Co-director of the Chabad Center for Jewish Discovery and the Founder of the Preschool of the Arts
A highly regarded educator, author, and speaker, Sarah has gained a respected reputation that extends nationally and internationally as the school involved.
Sarah assisted in directing educational programming in a Hong Kong community and realized how imperative it was for the next generation to have a true understanding of global awareness and responsibility. This led to the founding of the Preschool of the Arts, one of the most in-demand programs in the NYC preschool scene. Passionate about architecture and design, Sarah has studied and lectured on the impact of the environment on children’s learning and has personally designed each of the five Preschool of the Arts' campuses that dot lower Manhattan.
As a mother blessed with five children Thank G-d, including two sets of twins, she offers counsel to parents with a focus on the unique challenge of raising multiples.
Sarah grew up with 6 sisters and was raised with an emphasis on the incredible strength of the Jewish woman. Her vision of establishing the BATSHEVA organization was to offer a positive and impactful platform for global Jewish woman's leadership.
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