2011 Events

WISER's 2011 Symposium
A Lifetime Financial Journey: Helping Women Achieve Retirement Security 
December 6 & 7, 2011 in Washington, DC
To see materials from this event, click here.

AFT Civil, Human and Women's Rights Conference
"Making a Difference Everyday: Strengthening Communities Where We Work and Live" presented by Cindy Hounsell.
October 29, 2011
Detroit, MI

"The Mature Woman: Navigating Life's Challenges to Live, Survive and Thrive" sponsored by Cook County Commission
Presentation by Lara Hinz 
October 20, 2011 
Chicago, IL 

"Picturing Your Retirement Income"
WISER co-sponsored with AARP, ABC, ACLI, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
October 3, 2011
Washington, DC

"Five Thing Mothers Should Tell Daughters About Money and Retirement" and "Five Money Myths that Get Smart Women into Trouble" presented by Cindy Hounsell
September, 15, 2011
Cooksville, MD

National Home and Community Based Services Conference
"Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse and Scams" presented by Cindy Hounsell and Kathleen Quinn (NAPSA Executive Director) 
September 23, 2011
Washington, DC

4th Annual Mid-America Institute on Aging Conference
"Costs of Caregiving in Retirement" and "Planning for a Secure Retirement" presented by Cindy Hounsell
August 12, 2011 
Washington, DC

Social Media: A Retirement Tool for the 21st Century
Webinar presented by WISER and the Administration on Aging Join the Administration on Aging 
July 27 & 28, 2011 

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging 36th Annual Conference
"How can Women's Income Last as Long as They Do?" presented by Cindy Hounsell, Maureen Kelly (Business & Community Liasion for the Atlanta Regional Commision), and Sandra Timmerman (MetLife Mature Market Institute Executive Director)
July 17, 2011 
Washington, DC

WISER Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary
WISER celebrated its 15th year.
May 25, 2011 
Washington, DC


Women's Information Network (WIN)
"Social Security on the Rocks: What's at Stake for Younger Women" presented as a panelist by Lara Hinz
May 18, 2011
Washington, DC

2011 Financial Literacy Fair at ODAR Headquarters
"Women & Retirement: Making Your Money Last as Long as You Do" presented by Lara Hinz
May 11, 2011
Falls Church, VA

Northern Virginia Urban League
Staff workshop presented by Cindy Hounsell and Donna Purchase, WISER Trainer
May 2, 2011
Alexandria, VA

American Society on Aging 2011 Aging in American Conference
"Where's Grandma's Money? A Boomer's Guide to Protecting and Making the Most of Vital Retirement Assets" presented by Cindy Hounsell, Ellen Bruce (Pension Action Center), Dianne Freeman (U.S. Administration on Aging), and Kathleen Quinn (National Adult Protective Services Association)
April 29, 2011
San Francisco, CA

Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning Webinar hosted by Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration
Webinar discussing how to make the most of savings opportunities at work and how to make your money last over a possibly long retirement presented by WISER 
April 12, 2011

Latinas and Retirement Networking Event hosted by WISER and MANA
Informational session on Latina Financial Planning and Retirement presented by Cindy Hounsell and Alma Morales Riojas (MANA President and CEO) 
March 10, 2011
Washington, DC

The Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security Briefing
Making It Last: Workable Solutions for Lifelong Retirement Policy
January 25, 2011
Washington, DC

The National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) Briefing
Challenges and Opportunities for Women's Economic Issues in the 112th Congress
January 21, 2011
Washington, DC