Participating Organizations

We thank the following organizations, in addition to those represented on our Gender Equity Council, for their guidance leading to the creation of the Gender Equality Principles’ tools, and for their participation in our events:

Amnesty International USA, Mona Cadena, West Coast Deputy Director

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence, Yanin Senachai, Technical Assistance & Training Coordinator

Bonita Banducci, Banducci Consulting--Unmasking the Gender Effect

Bay Area Council

Business for Social Responsibility

California Pacific Medical Center (Sutter Health)

Carmen Campollo

Charles Schwab & Company, Inc

Catalyst, Inc.

Center for WorkLife Law, UC Hastings, Joan Williams, Director & Linda Marks, Director of Training and Special Projects

Center on Health, Economic and Family Security, UC Berkeley School of Law, Ann O’Leary, Executive Director & Mary Ann Mason, Co-Director

Marian Chatfield-Taylor, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library



Anne E. Denecke, Attorney, Anne E. Denecke, PC

Marian Doub, Former Director of Resident Services, Citizens Housing Corporation

Kathryn Dovey, The Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI)

Formerly with Equal Rights Advocates, Lisa Leebove, Attorney

Extending Service Delivery Project, Alana Hairston, Program Officer, David Wofford, ESD Senior Commercial Advisor

Francine Gordon, Ph.D., F Gordon Group

Ethan Guillen, Consultant

Elisabeth Hanowsky, Attorney

Lindsay Harris, Attorney, Lindsay Harris Law


Pacific Gas and Electric

Labor Project for Working Families, Netsy Firestein, Executive Director

The Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Elizabeth Kristen, Director of Gender Equity Program and Senior Staff Attorney

Douglas Leach, Formerly with Blue Shield of California Foundation

Level Playing Field Institute

Latika Malkani, Attorney, Siegel & Lewitter

McKinsey & Company, Susie Cranston, Consultant

Northeastern University School of Law- Legal Skills in Social Context (LSSC) Social Justice Program

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

Recology Sunset Scavenger Company

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

San Francisco Human Rights Commission, Bayard Fong, Contract Compliance Officer

Frances Schreiberg, Attorney, Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC

Melanie Shelby, Gray, Greer, Shelby & Vaughn LLC

Sun Microsystems

Mariya Taher, Department on the Status of Women Graduate Intern

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

United Way of the Bay Area

University of San Francisco School of Law, Michelle Leighton Director, Human Rights Programs, Julianne Cartwright Traylor, Associate Director for Administration of International Programs & Connie de la Vega, Professor of Law

WEConnect International, Joan Kerr

Wendy Willow Wark, Consultant, Inclusion Strategies

Wells Fargo, Monica Stevens, Vice President

Westfield, LLC

E. Diane White, Consultant

Williams-Sonoma, Inc

Women's Initiative for Self Employment

Women’s Institute for Leadership Development of Human Rights

Worksafe, A California Coalition for Worker Occupational Safety & Health Protection, Danielle Lucido, Attorney

Work Trauma Services, Inc., Stephen White, President


The photograph of the two planners on the homepage was taken by Libi Wood, San Francisco Department of Public Works.

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A Special Thank You

We extend a special thanks to the following groups for hosting a Gender Equality Principles Initiative event:

Bay Area Council
Oracle (Sun Microsystems)
Symantec Corporation