Critical Conversations - Empowering Women as an Engine of the Economy
In honor of Women's History Month, join Emily Ryder Perlmeter, senior advisor in Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Public Library’s Larry Payne, and civic leader Randi Sonenshein for a discussion that explores the power women have in our economy.
This is a free, in-person event taking place at St. Theresa Church (6622 Haskell St, Houston, TX 77007) with limited seating. Registration is required.
- Tuesday, March 21, 2023
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Central Time - US & Canada (change)
- Adults Teens (13-18 yrs)
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Emily Ryder Perlmeter is a senior advisor in Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She conducts research that sheds light on challenges faced by low- and moderate-income communities, as well as promising practices to build a more inclusive economy. Her areas of focus include consumer debt burdens and loan performance, affordable housing access and small business resilience, with an emphasis on women-owned firms and small business owners of color. She is the lead for the Dallas Fed’s role in the Small Business Credit Survey, a nationally representative survey on the credit needs and experiences of small business owners. Perlmeter is board chair for the affordable housing nonprofit HousingWorks Austin and is a March Tocqueville Fellow with the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. She earned her master’s in public administration from New York University, concentrating in econometrics and policy analysis. She holds a BA from the George Washington University.