Nancy PelosiSpeaker Nancy Pelosi will participate in a “Keynote Conversation” with NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker at Women at NBCU’s “Power of the Purse” breakfast on Tuesday, September 28. The breakfast, to be hosted by Lauren Zalaznick, president of NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, is themed “Women In Power: Marketing To The Educated Consumer” and is an official part of Advertising Week in New York.

Zucker will conduct a Q&A with Pelosi, focusing on her role as arguably the most powerful woman in America, as well as her perspective on the state of women today. Following their discussion, Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Paley Center, will moderate a panel on a similar theme, focusing on how businesses should approach today’s smart and savvy female consumer. The panel will feature several high-ranking women and experts, including founder and editor-in chief of The Daily Beast, Tina Brown; Donna Speciale, president of Investment and Activation at Media Vest USA; and Kim Brink, the executive director Advertising and Sales Promotion at Cadillac.

“I am very excited to host such a powerful line-up at Women at NBCU’s upcoming event. Today’s woman plays numerous roles, from career-builder to mom to chief household officer. Speaker Pelosi is a prime example.  I look forward to hearing her insights for marketers, as well as a dynamic panel discussion with experts from a diverse range of sectors,” says Zalaznick.