Next Up: The Equality Lounge @ Davos 2018

The Equality Lounge @ Davos will feature nearly 100 thought leaders and influencers having unplugged discussions about how to take equality from an ideal to a reality. Transformation will happen only if men and women work together, and this lounge will focus on activating solutions for change.
The Equality Lounge @ Davos 2018 will be open:

Tuesday, January 23: 8AM – 7PM

Wednesday, January 24: 7:30AM – 6PM

Thursday, January 25: 8AM -7PM

LOCATION: The Panorama Hotel; Promenade 80, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland


9AM – 10AM Rewriting The Rules Of Work
Nikki Waller, Editor, Live Journalism and Special Coverage, The Wall Street Journal (Moderator)
Adam Grant, Bestselling Author and Professor, The Wharton School
10AM – 11AM The Key To Attracting And Retaining Talent? Creating Cultures Of Care
Heather Timmons, White House Correspondent, Quartz (Moderator)
Terri Cooper, Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte US Consulting
Tara Walpert Levy, Vice President of Agency and Media Solutions, Google
Barri Rafferty, Partner, President & CEO, Ketchum
Gillian Tans, CEO,
Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Founder and CEO, Panorama
11AM – 11:30AM Gender Equality And The Global Goals: Time For A Better Capitalism
Jenifer Berman, SVP, Marketing, Insider Inc. and Business Insider (Moderator)
Claudia Romo Edelman, UNICEF Special Advisor, Global Goals Cast Host, and Chairman, We Are All Human Foundation
Kate Garvey, Co-Founder, Project Everyone
Rebecca Marmot, Global VP Advocacy and Partnerships, Unilever
11:30AM – 12PM Women At Work: Myth v. Reality
Kim Azzarelli, Co-Founder, Seneca Women (Moderator)
Deanna Bass, Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion, Procter & Gamble
12PM – 1PM Women Who Are Breaking Boundaries And Changing The World
Tara Walpert Levy, Vice President of Agency and Media Solutions, Google (Moderator)
Samantha Fay, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Strategy, Guinness World Records
Shanna Marzilli, Chief Marketing Officer, PLAN International
Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership
Tina Daniels, Director, Agency Business Development, Omnicom, Google
1PM – 2PM Media and Equality: Why Reflecting Diversity Can Build A Better World
Almar Latour, EVP and Publisher, Dow Jones Media Group (Moderator)
Michael Roth, Chairman and CEO, IPG
2PM – 3PM Women And Power: How Having More Women In Leadership Positions Will Transform The Workplace
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising and Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal
Mercedes Abramo, President and CEO North America, Cartier
Amy Weaver, President, Legal and General Counsel, Salesforce
3PM – 4PM Wonder Women
Laura Brounstein, Editorial and Business Development, Cosmopolitan + Seventeen (Moderator)
Ellen Chilemba, Founder, Tiwale
Lauren Leader Chivee, Founder, All In Together
Catherine LaCour, Chief Marketing Officer, Blackbaud
4PM – 5PM The Future Of Work: Why Inclusive And Unbiased Leadership Will Be Imperative
William Lewis, CEO, Dow Jones and Publisher, The Wall Street Journal (Moderator)
Cathy Engelbert, CEO, Deloitte U.S.
5PM – 5:30PM A Conversation With On The Connection Between Technology And Equality
Kristin Lemkau, Chief Marketing Officer, JPMorgan Chase (Moderator), 7x Grammy Award-Winning Artist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
5:30PM – 7PM Stepping Out Of The Safety Trap: Why Does Financial Confidence Matter?
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Cherie Blair CBE, QC – Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Kathryn Shih, President UBS Asia Pacific, Member of the Group Executive Board
Dr. Angelica Kohlmann, Chairman and CEO, Kohlmann & Co AG
Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Stony Brook University
7:30AM – 9AM Shift/Forward: The Influence Of Leadership On Culture And Creativity
Amy Bernstein, Editor, Harvard Business Review (Moderator)
Janet Foutty, Chairman and CEO, Deloitte US Consulting
Dan Schulman, President and CEO, PayPal
9AM – 9:45AM Using Your Voice To Affect Positive Change
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Carolyn Everson, VP, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
Kristin Lemkau, Chief Marketing Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Bozoma Saint John, Chief Brand Officer, Uber
Keith Weed, Chief Marketing Officer, Unilever
Lisa Sherman, CEO, The Advertising Council
Tara Walpert Levy, Vice President of Agency and Media Solutions, Google
10AM – 10:30AM Intrapreneurs: Silent Heroes Of Change
Jo Confino, Executive Editor, Impact & Innovation, The Huffington Post (Moderator)
Gib Bulloch, Author, The Intrapreneur
Olga Miler, Managing Director, UBS Wealth Management
Amanda Gardiner, VP Sustainability and Social Innovation, Pearson
10:30AM – 11AM Flipping The Script
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Tina Brown, Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media
Carolyn Tastad, Group President, North America, Procter & Gamble
11AM – 12PM Mobilizing Capital For A Better World
Peter Bakker, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Introduction)
Helen Joyce, Finance Editor Designate, The Economist (Moderator)
Karin Finkelston, Vice President of Partnerships, Communications and Outreach, International Finance Corporation
Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, Chair, Business & Sustainable Development Commission
Daniel Pinto, Chief Executive Officer, J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
12PM – 1PM The Golden Rule As A Gamechanger: How Do We Build A More Compassionate World?
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Kim Polman, Founder, Reboot the Future
Mathieu Ricard, Buddhist Monk, Author, and Sometimes Called “Happiest Man In The World”
Sister Jayanti, Brahma Kumaris, and Founder, World Spiritual University
Ocean WhiteHawk (Mother Ocean), Evolutionist, Founder SAMADHI Training Centre for The Soul
1PM – 2PM Making Innovation Work Better For Women And Girls
Igor Perisic, Chief Data Officer, LinkedIn (Introduction)
Hala Hanna, Director, Solve, MIT (Moderator)
Yolande Piazza, CEO, Citi FinTech
Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability and Public Affairs Officer, and Head of Sustainability and Public Affairs, Ericsson
Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Ann Rosenberg, Senior Vice President and Global Head, SAP Next-Gen
2PM – 3PM Achieve Impact At Scale By Accelerating Women’s Economic Empowerment
Kristine Braden, President, Advance Women Switzerland (Moderator)
Tom de Swaan, Chairman, Zurich Insurance Company
Simona Scarpaleggia, Chief Executive Officer, IKEA Switzerland
Joyce Russell, EVP & President, Adecco Staffing US
Tina Fordham, Global Political Analyst, Citi
3PM – 4PM A Conversation With Jamie Dimon
Jamie Dimon, CEO, JPMorgan Chase
Kristin Lemkau, CMO, JPMorgan Chase
Judy Miller, Managing Director, Office of the Chairman, JPMorgan Chase
4PM – 5PM The Power Of Connections: Mentorship, Role Models And Empowering Future Leaders
Joy Robins, Chief Revenue Officer, Quartz (Moderator)
Alicia Hatch, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Digital
Bozoma Saint John, Chief Brand Officer, Uber
Lauren Flaherty, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, CA Technologies
Nicola Mendelsohn, VP EMEA, Facebook
Olga Miler, Managing Director, UBS Wealth Management
Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Microsoft
5PM – 6PM All Rise: The Era Of Gender Lens Investing
Chetna Gala Sinha, Co-Chair, World Economic Forum 2018 and Founder/Chair, Mann Deshi Bank & Mann Deshi Foundation (Welcome and Special Address)
Jenny Anderson, Reporter, Quartz (Moderator)
Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation
Suzanne Biegel, CEO, Catalyst at Large
Olga Miler, Managing Director, UBS Wealth Management
7AM – 8:30AM Coming Of Age: Maturing Solutions To Girls’ Empowerment
Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst At Large
Alexander de Croo, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Minister of Development Cooperation, The Digital Agenda, Telecommunications and Postal Services
Marisa Drew, CEO, Impact Advisory and Finance Department, Credit Suisse International
Prabhat Pani, Project Director, Tata Water Mission
8:30AM – 9AM Shifting Culture in Tech: Diversity, Inclusion and Equality
Meredith Kopit Levien, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, The New York Times (Moderator)
Devin Wenig, President and CEO, eBay
9AM – 10AM Leading With Humanity And Authenticity To Affect Change
Alyson Shontell, Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider US (Moderator)
Janet Foutty, Chairman and CEO, Deloitte US Consulting
Cindy Robbins, President and Chief People Officer, Salesforce
10AM – 11AM Media And Finance: How Putting More Women Into The Equation Will Shift Power Dynamics
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising and Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal
Nancy McNeill, Chief Revenue Officer, Dow Jones
Sheila Patel, CEO of International Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Goldman Sachs
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE
11AM – 12PM 100 Reasons And No More Excuses: The Fast Track To Gender Equality
Jeanette Calandra, Managing Partner, PwC Silicon Valley (Moderator)
Giulia Zanzi, Head of Marketing, Fertility SPD, Procter & Gamble and Member of The WEF Global Shapers Advisory Council
Souad Mekhennet, Correspondent, Washington Post and WEF Young Global Leader
Rina Kupferschmid-Rojas, Head of Sustainable Finance, UBS Group and Founder, YGL Impact Lab
Samantha Stein, Director of Startup Battlefield, TechCrunch and WEF Curator SF Global Shapers
12PM – 1:15PM Solutions For Change: An Interactive Discussion On Making Diversity In The Workplace A Reality
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Carolyn Everson, VP, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
1:15PM – 2PM Female Leaders On Changing The Game And Leaving A Legacy
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Sung-Joo Kim, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Sungjoo Group and Chairperson, MCM Holding AG
Suzanne Kounkel, CMO, Deloitte US Consulting
2PM – 3PM How Can Culture Empower Women?
Meredith Kopit Levien, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The New York Times (Moderator)
Molly Fannon, Director, International Relations and Global Programs, Smithsonian Institution
Pippa Small, Ethical Jeweler
Shoshana Stewart, CEO, Turquoise Mountain
3PM – 4PM The Big Shift: The Challenge Of Transforming The Global System From Within
Lawrence Bloom, Secretary General of Be Earth, the UN IGO for The SDGs (Moderator)
Barbara Bulc, Founder, Global Development
Steve Waygood, Responsible Investment Officer, Aviva and Founder, Sustainable Stock Exchange
Professor Johan Rockstrom, Executive Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre
4PM – 4:30PM Closing The “Respect Gap” At Work
Hayley Romer, CRO and Publisher, The Atlantic (Moderator)
Joanne Lipman, Author, THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together
4:30PM – 5:30PM Women for Economic Growth – All Eyes on W20/W7
Julie Teigland, Regional Managing Partner – Germany, Switzerland, Austria, EY (Moderator)
Andrea Grobocopatel, Co-Chair, W20 Argentina
Katja Iverson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Women Deliver
Laura Liswood, Secretary General, The Council of Women World Leaders
5:30PM – 6PM Delivering Through Diversity
Susan Boster, Managing Director, Boster Group and Board Member, The Representation Project (Moderator)
Dame Vivian Hunt, Managing Partner, McKinsey UK and Ireland
JPMorgan Chase & Co., NBCUniversal,
Deloitte Digital, UBS, PepsiCo, Twitter and Diageo