On Thursday, March 1st, Gladney President, Frank Garrott tweeted: "Will be joining a group this a.m. to ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ exchange at 9:30 EST. May be on a business channel. 10 secs of fame." The group he was referring to was a team representing the National Council For Adoption (NCFA) who were being honored at the exchange. His tweet the following day, "Want to point out that on the day I was part of a team that rung the opening bell at the NASDAQ exchange, it reached a 12-year high." Click here for an informative video link to the NASDAQ opening and an introduction of NCFA.
Gladney's President Among Panelists at Center for Adoption Policy Conference
On Friday, March 2nd, at the 9th Annual Center for Adoption Policy Conference, Gladney Center President and CEO, Frank Garrott, was among the featured panelists who discussed what they believed would be the most effective actions required now in international adoption policy, programs and practice. In his blog, Frank wrote about the upcoming event and his excitement about having the opportunity to speak. This year's conference held at NYU's Law School, entitled "International Adoption: The Evolving Terrain", was co-sponsored by the Center for Adoption Policy, Harvard Law School's Child Advocacy Program, and the Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families at New York Law School. Gladney Asia Program Staff were also in attendance.