Power of Women Panel

Moderator: Martha Kanter, Executive Director, College Promise, Former Under Secretary of Education


Marni Baker-Stein, Provost & Chief Academic Officer, Western Governors University (WGU)

Mildred Garcia, President, American Association State Colleges and Universities

Joan Gabel, President, University of Minnesota

Soraya Coley, President, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

University and community college presidents and chancellors lag behind their male counterparts in salary, corporate board seats, and benefits. But their leadership, management, and student access and success outcomes show unparalleled accomplishments through the gender equity lens. Insights about the future of education, work and generating America’s talent pipeline for jobs that don’t exist today will be highlighted by several of the nation’s most distinguished women leaders.