Vision 2020 is a brainchild of Drexel University College of Medicine and has been the spearhead to obtain delegates (2 each from each State of the U.S.) and secure goals, visions, and sponsors to reach the goal of Vision 2020.
than 1,000 women registered on our Web site and more than 400 delegate
applications were received. Two delegates from each of the 50 states and
the District of Columbia will be selected. Vision 2020 announced the
selection of the National Delegates on May 19, 2010.
The National Delegates attended the October 21-22, 2010, American
Conversation on Women and Leadership at the National Constitution
Center in Philadelphia, Pa. They participated in each of the eight
American Conversations and are developing Action Projects to move
American toward equality by 2020.
Each Vision 2020 National Delegate is a woman nominated by an organization or three individuals and meets the following criteria:
- Has a demonstrated commitment to helping women and/or girls.
- Commits to serving a three-year term as a Delegate with Vision
2020 (2010-2012), attending the 2010 Conversations and the follow-up
annual conferences in 2011 and 2012.
- Is a leader in or affiliated with an organization
(professional, social, or grassroots) that is working in one of eight
- Arts and Culture
- Business, Law and Finance
- Communication and Media
- Philanthropy, Faith and Volunteerism
- Politics and Government
- Science, Technology and Engineering