Reception | Celebrating Activist Women
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 / 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Welcome Remarks
Susan Santiago, Senior Vice President, Americas Operational Experiences, Hyatt Hotels Corp.

Introduction By
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

Shaun Robinson, Television Host; Author; Producer; Philanthropist

Cher, Singer and Actress
John McArthur, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation
Karen Weaver, Mayor, City of Flint, Michigan
Gary White, CEO and Co-Founder,

Closing Remarks
Katie O'Reilly, Executive Director, Business and Program Development, Milken Institute

Leaders understand that to solve our most serious problems, they must join forces with other like-minded people who are prepared to use their influence for good. The water crisis in Flint, Mich., is a case in point. Iconic singer and actress Cher teamed up with Mayor Karen Weaver to bring more than 180,000 bottles of water to the city, and they've continued to use their influence to keep the national spotlight on the issue. But many feel that the problem in Flint is just the tip of the iceberg -- that other communities throughout the United States are also at risk due to pipe corrosion and decaying infrastructure. Join us for a powerful discussion about leadership, activism and what it takes to be a change-maker.