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Miami – October 25, 2018

State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle will be a featured speaker at the International Women’s Forum (IWF) 2018 World Leadership Conference being held in Miami, Florida, on Friday, October 26, 2018.

As a co-creator of the Miami-Dade Opioid Addiction Task Force and Member of IWF Florida, State Attorney Fernandez Rundle will be speaking on a moderated town hall session about opioids, “Confronting the Opioid Crisis.”

IWF is an invitation-only, membership organization comprised of more than 6,800 diverse and accomplished women from 33 nations on six continents dedicated to building better leadership locally and globally. The World Leadership Conference is held each year in a North American city which is playing a critical role in shaping the future.

This year’s conference theme is “The World Redefined”. The three-day event, which runs from October 24th through the 26th, provides an important platform for women thought-leaders from across the globe to engage on current issues from the future of trade to the opioid crisis and the growing number of women running for office around the world.

Other notable conference speakers include Human and Civil Rights Attorney Gloria Allred, former Global Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! and former Editor-in-Chief of Time, Inc. Martha Nelson, former Minister of the Interior of Iceland and Mayor of Reykjavik Hannah Birna Kristjansdottir, and Assistant City Manager for the City of Miami Beach Susanne M. Torriente.

The conference will be held at the JW Marriot Marquis Miami located at 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, in Miami. The session on opioids with State Attorney Fernandez Rundle commences at 2:30 PM on Friday, October 26th.

 

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