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Former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen Talks N.Y. Manufacturing, Hudson Yards and Women.nyc

Former New York City Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen had an insider’s view of the fashion industry, and now she has recruited a few leaders for Women.nyc’s advisory board.
The city-sponsored women-led initiative that she created is designed to fight for gender equity in tech, media, education, business and other key pistons in the city’s economic engine. The board includes designers Maria Cornejo and Rebecca Minkoff; Joanna Coles; Rent the Runway’s Jennifer Hyman; Marie Claire’s Anne Fulenwider, and Hanky Panky’s Lida Orzeck and Gale Epstein.
“This is a really nice group of women who are nice and they’re obviously bad asses or they wouldn’t have been as successful as they have been. That’s exactly the combination of people that I want to hang out with. Take no prisoners — but also be a thoughtful caring person and want to help other women,” Glen said.
With “so much work to be done to really level the playing field for women in all sectors — in business, government and institutional life, New York City is incredibly well-positioned to take this on and to try to become a global example of a city that takes women’s empowerment really seriously,” Glen said. “If you want to do that,

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Via:: https://wwd.com/eye/people/former-deputy-mayor-alicia-glen-talks-n-y-manufacturing-hudson-yards-and-women-nyc-1203098233/