COLLEGE PARK, MD.—Millennials are among the strongest supporters of the Impact Economy—where companies are operating at the intersection between good business and doing good.

Womble Carlyle attorney Pam Rothenberg, the leader of the firm’s Impact Economy Team, will participate in a University of Maryland panel discussion on how women can become involved in social innovation and entrepreneurship. The event is part of the Do Good Challenge, an annual event to help University of Maryland School of Public Policy students develop leadership skills while making a difference in society. 

Rothenberg will be joined in the panel discussion by:

  • Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat, President and CEO of The Washington Area Women’s Foundation;
  • Tonia Wellons, Associate Director, Office of Strategic Partnerships, the Peace Corps. Wellons also is the Founder of the Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund; and
  • Carla Decker, President & CEO, District Government Employees Federal Credit Union and a Board Member of CentroNia.

The moderator will be Kirsten Craft, a University of Maryland MBA/MPP student who won the ventures track of the Do Good Challenge last year.

The discussion will take place November 2nd on the University of Maryland campus.

Pam Rothenberg counsels companies in the growing Impact Economy, ranging from large legacy businesses to newly formed entrepreneurial ventures, to facilitate their participation in Impact. She also has extensive experience in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, having worked with clients to acquire, sell, develop, lease and finance major commercial, multi-family and mixed-use projects. Rothenberg serves as Managing Partner of Womble Carlyle’s Washington, DC office.