Equality Lounge® @ CES




Monday, January 6 | 2PM – 6PM
Tuesday, January 7 | 8AM – 7:30PM
Wednesday, January 8 | 8AM – 8PM

Suite #3801
Encore Tower Suites
3121 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Tuesday, January 7 | 9AM – 12PM

CES badges are required for the floor tour


Tuesday, January 7

9AM – 12PM Girls Gone Walkin’ Floor Tour
Led by Uyoung Suggs, Innovation Strategy Director, Verizon Media

12:30PM – 1PM Fearless Female Leadership: Creating Success with Strong Branding and Unshakable Sisterhood
Laura Molen, President, Advertising Sales and Partnerships, NBCUniversal
The Bella Twins, WWE Superstars

1PM – 1:30PM Imagining the Unimaginable: Navigating Complexity and Tackling Career Firsts
Hayley Romer, Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer, The Atlantic
Angela Zepeda, Chief Marketing Officer, Hyundai Motor America
Mordecai, Head of Innovation and Partnerships, INNOCEAN Worldwide
Julie Coppernoll, Corporate Vice President, Global Marketing Strategy, Intel

1:30PM – 2PM Upskilling for the Autonomous Future: Cultivating Diverse Talent for the Changing Auto Industry
Guy Griggs, Executive Advertising Director – Automotive, Financial Services, and Technology, The New York Times
Kathy Winter, VP and GM Autonomous Driving, Intel
Ali Levitan, Head of Strategic Business Development and Innovation, General Assembly
Lori Costew, Chief Diversity Officer and People Strategy, Ford Motor Company

2PM – 2:30PM Inclusion as a Boardroom Imperative
Janet Foutty, Chair of the Board, Deloitte
Shannon Gordon, CEO, theBoardlist
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

2:30PM – 3PM Next Level DEI: Difference, Empathy, and Innovation
Lauren Goode, Senior Writer, WIRED
Gela Fridman, Chief Technology Officer, Huge
Judith Harrison, SVP, Diversity and Inclusion, Weber Shandwick
Annie Jean Baptiste, Head of Product Inclusion, Google
Lee Wills, Head of Talent Acquisition & Culture, Sony North America

3PM – 3:30PM Making Tech Better: Why Driving Innovation Starts with Diversity
Maggie Kiselick, Vice President of Advertising & Managing Director, The New York Times Magazine
Nishita Henry, Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP
 Cristina Jones, SVP, Customer Marketing, Brand Partnerships, and C-Suite Engagement, Salesforce
Olabisi Boyle, Vice President, Internet of Things (IoT) Platforms, Visa
Karen Kahn, Chief Communications Officer, HP

3:30PM – 4PM Parity Report: Making Strides in Representation Through Inclusive Advertising
Jennifer Howard, Managing Director, Entertainment, Media and Technology, Facebook
Minjae Ormes, Chief Marketing Officer, Visible
Nilla Ali, SVP of Commerce, BuzzFeed
Elina Vives, VP of Marketing, Home Appliances, Samsung Electronics America
Melissa Bannon, Senior Director of Customer Experience & E-Commerce, LG Electronics America

4PM – 4:30PM Getting Ahead: Realizing Inclusion in Mobility
Scott Corwin, Managing Director & Global Future of Mobility Practice Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Clare Jones, Chief Commercial Officer, what3words
Aly Rahim, Practice Manager, Social Development, West Africa, World Bank
Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, LA Department of Transportation
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

4:30PM – 5PM New Lexicon: How Deep Listening Helps Companies Embrace Inclusivity
Menaka Gopinath, President, Ipsos Social Media Exchange North America
Kajoli Tankha, Senior Director, Research, Microsoft
Suezette Yasmin Robotham, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Program Manager, Google Search & Assistant, Google
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

5PM – 5:30PM A New Reality: How AR, VR, and AI Drives Equality IRL
Christine Cook, Chief Revenue Officer, CNN
Marinn Jackson, Head of Premium Sales and Strategy, Verizon Media
Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR for Location Based Entertainment, HP
Kian Kelley-Chung, Founder and Leader, RXNIN LIFE and Co-Director, HUMANO
Myra LalDin, CEO, VECTRE

5:30PM – 6PM Can Nice Girls Win (Races): The Habits and Mindsets that Help Women Succeed
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Julia Landauer, NASCAR Racer
Ann Rosenberg, SVP and Global Head of SAP Next-Gen, SAP
Elizabeth Kiehner, Global Leader/IBM Design Principal, IBM

6PM – 6:30PM The Next Generation of Journalism in a Tech-Driven World
Lisa Howard, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Media, The New York Times
Alex Wallace, Head of Content, Verizon Media
Chris Berend, EVP of Digital, NBC News
Jenifer Berman, Chief Marketing Officer, Insider Inc.
Helen Havlak, Vice President, The Verge

Wednesday January 8

9AM – 9:30AM Insights from the Equality Social Monitor: An Analysis of Social Commentary and Influencers on Women’s Issues
Natalie Lacey, Chief Operating Officer, Global Affairs, Ipsos
Mark Polyak, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Ipsos

9:30AM – 10AM Power of the Female Voice: Podcasts as the New Creative Frontier
Julie Clark, Global Head of Automation Revenue and Podcast Monetization, Spotify
Lele Pons, Digital Creator

10AM – 10:30AM Power of the Female Voice: Storytelling through Audio
Dustee Jenkins, Global Head of Communications, Spotify
Sophia Bush, Actress, Activist & Entrepreneur

10:30AM – 11AM She Means Business: How Instagram Helps Female Founders Build Community and Brand Equity
Grace Kao, Head of Business Marketing, Instagram
Amy Nelson, Founder and CEO, The Riveter
Lisa Linh, Lifestyle and Wellness Blogger
Lindsay Silberman, Travel and Lifestyle Content Creator

11AM – 11:30AM Millennial and Gen Z Women: Always Consuming and Creating Content
Jessica Tarlov, VP Research and Consumer Insight, Bustle Digital Group
Jackie Cinguina, SVP, Marketing, Vox Media
Adrienne Lahens, Chief Operating Officer, Influential
Sanni Youboty (Val Fleury), DJ / Producer, and Product Designer
Shachar Scott, Global Head of Brand Marketing, Snap Inc.
Mary Kate Callen, Senior Director, Viacom Velocity

11:30AM – 12PM How Equal Technology Creates Equal Access to Opportunity for All
Anna Sandoval, Director IT and Operations, Intel 
Kate Sonka, Executive Director, Teach Access, and Assistant Director, Academic Technology, College of Arts & Letters, Michigan State University
Cathy Bodine PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering
Chitra Thanksaswamy, SVP of B2B Marketing, Dell
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

12PM – 12:30PM Breaking Stereotypes: Sexual Health is Human Health
Lora DiCarlo, Founder and CEO, Lora DiCarlo

12:30PM – 1PM Game Changing Leadership: How to Win Influence as a Woman in Sports Media
Terri Hines, Executive Vice President, Communications, FOX Sports
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE

1PM – 1:30PM High Performance, Higher Impact: The Role of Tech in the Future of Sports
Stephanie Joukoff, Senior Director of Global Marketing, Brand, Olympics, and Emerging Technology, Intel
Zaileen Janmohamed, Head of Partnership Development and Innovation, United States Olympic and Paralympic Properties
Eric Black, Chief Technology Officer, NBC Sports
Lagen Nash, Vice President, Brand Partnerships, Misfits Gaming Group

1:30PM – 2PM She’s “The Man”: Balancing Feminine and Masculine Leadership Styles to Maximize Impact
Jenny Rooney, Editor of the CMO Network, Forbes
Becky Lynch, WWE Superstar

2PM – 2:30PM The Gender Equality Agenda for the Year Ahead
Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

2:30PM – 3PM Steady As She Goes: Making Waves in the News Business
Liz Claman, Anchor, FOX Business
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

3PM – 3:30PM Future-Facing Brands that Inspire: Why Tech Leaders Are Doubling Down on Human Connection
Hayley Romer, Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer, The Atlantic
Sara Spivey, Chief Marketing Officer, Braze
Sarita Rao, SVP, Business Marketing, Analytics & Alliances, AT&T Business
Leena Nair, Chief Human Resources Officer, Unilever

3:30PM – 4PM Equal Innovation: How Purpose Driven Media Makers Do Business
Jason Wagenheim, Chief Revenue Officer, Bustle Digital Group
Amy Emmerich, President & Chief Content Officer, Refinery 29
Carrie Drinkwater, Executive Director Investment Activation, Mediahub Global
David Roter, VP, Global Agency & Brand Partnerships, Snap Inc.

4:30PM – 5PM Designing for Inclusion
Alisa Leonard, Head of Global Marketing, The Atlantic
Joanna Peña-Bickley, Head of Research & Design, Alexa Devices, Amazon
Kate Watts, President, Atlantic 57 

5PM – 5:30PM New Rules of the Game: The Evolution of the Athlete/Brand Relationship
David Meltzer, CEO, Sports 1 Marketing
Holly McPeak, 3X Olympian Volleyball Player
Alicia Tillman, Global Chief Marketing Officer, SAP
Leonard Armato, CEO, Management Plus

5:30PM – 6PM Leveling Up: The Road to Building Diverse K-12 STEM Pipelines
Jackie Black, Director, Strategic Partnerships, US Jobs, CTA
Snehal Bhakta, CTE Administrator, College, Career, & Equity, Career & Technical Education, STEAM/STEM & Workforce, Non-Traditional, Careers Clark County School District
Karl Reid, Executive Director, National Society of Black Engineers
Raquel Tamez, President & CEO, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

6PM – 6:30PM Perception is Everything: Why Visibility for Women is Key to Closing Tech’s Gender Gap
Ariba Jahan, Director of Innovation, The Ad Council
Indu Vijayan, Senior Technical Product Manager, AEye and Founder, Women in Autonomy
Lisa Ernst, VP of Oral & Personal Health Care R&D, P&G
Sherida McMullan, Inclusion and Diversity Leader, Lyft
Rob Holston, Global Consumer Advisory Leader and US West Coast Leader, EY

6:30PM – 7:45PM Material World: A Conversation on Consumer Culture followed by Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres
Hayley Romer, Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer, The Atlantic
Amanda Mull, Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Podcast Studio

Next Generation STEM Innovators
Professional Headshots
Professional Styling
FQ Collection

We are all advancing equality — together!