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Fashion Designer Diane Von Furstenberg to Speak at Georgetown

October 29, 2010

  • Diane Von Furstenberg, fashion designer; president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America; and board-member of Vital Voices.

Join Diane Von Furstenberg for a discussion titled, "Common Threads: Business, Philanthropy and Women's Empowerment." Diane will be joined in a discussion by Carol Lancaster, dean of the School of Foreign Service, Cathy Tinsley, associate professor and executive director of the Georgetown University Women's Leadership Initiative and Rosemary Kilkenny, Georgetown University’s vice president for institutional diversity and equity.

Diane Von Furstenberg is a fashion icon who has leveraged her keen business sense to pioneer new global philanthropy. A “firm believer in the power of women,” Diane serves on the board of Vital Voices, an organization that empowers emerging women leaders and social entrepreneurs around the world. The Diller-von Furstenberg Foundation gives out scholarships to women through The DVF Awards, a program with global reach recognizing outstanding female leaders.

Monday, November 1st and 6:00 p.m.


Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor of Healy Hall
Georgetown University
3700 O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057


Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown Women’s Leadership Initiative
The Center for Public & Non Profit Leadership
Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
The Mortara Center for International Studies
Georgetown Women in International Affairs


Media interested in attending must RSVP to Dan McNeill at 202.687.4434 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.

Contact: Dan McNeill


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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