Virtual Equality Lounge® Pivoting with Positivity and Proactivity

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Tuesday, May 19 | 10am – 3:30pm EDT



10AM – 10:45AM EDT Creating the Better Normal 
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Lauren Demar, Global Chief Growth Officer, Ipsos
David Roter, VP of Global Agency & Brand Partnerships, Snap, Inc
Deanna Bass, Vice President, Equality and Inclusion, P&G
Nishita Henry, Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Katherine Shappley, VP, GBG Scaled, NA, Facebook

10:45AM – 11:30AM EDT Stepping Up and Taking Charge 
Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voice
Penny Abeywardena, New York City’s Commissioner for International Affairs
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez
Priti Patkar, Co-Founder and Director, Prerana
Gülseren Onanç, Founder and Spokesperson, Equality, Justice, Women Platform

11:30AM – 12:15PM EDT Trust in a Time of Uncertainty
Ty Heath, Global Lead, The B2B Institute, LinkedIn
Catherine Davis, Chief Marketing & Communication Officer, Feeding America
Nada Lena Nasserdeen, Founder, Rise Up For You, Certified Executive Leadership and Career Confidence Coach, Motivational and TEDx Talk Speaker
Sandra Sims-Williams, Senior Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen
Charece Williams Gee, Head of Basketball, Pepsi Sports Marketing, PepsiCo
Christina Bieniek, Chief Commercial Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP US
Kristina M. Karschnia, VP of Manufacturing, Troy Design & Manufacturing, Ford Motor Company

12:15PM – 1PM EDT Removing the Caregiving Bias
Ronda Carnegie, Chief Innovation Officer, The Female Quotient
Tracey Santilli, Chief Growth Officer, Tierney
Lisa Sipress, VP, Human Resources, ViacomCBS
Gayatri Agnew, Senior Director, Walmart
Robin Hauser, Director / Producer, Bias Documentary
Missy Schnurstein, Head of Native Sales, Verizon Media

1PM – 1:45PM EDT Rock Your Profile: Better Your LinkedIn Profile, Design a Network of Reciprocity, and Seize the Opportunity to Influence
A training with Lauren Jolda, Sr. Program Manager, Rock Your Profile, LinkedIn

1:45PM – 2:30PM Why Mental Health Matters Now More Than Ever
Arianna Huffington,  Founder and CEO, Thrive Global
Jennifer Palacios, Head of Strategy, UTA Marketing
Rachel Weiss, VP of Strategy and Growth, L’Oreal
Melissa Wildermuth, Director of Culture, General Mills
Hilary Coles, Co-founder & VP Merchandising, hims & hers

2:30PM – 3:15PM EDT How Intergenerational Unity Can Save Us All
Anna Blue, Chief Next Gen Officer, The Female Quotient
Lesley Jane Seymour, CEO, CoveyClub
Rachel Heit, VP of Consumer Marketing, Verizon Media
Riya Goel, Student, West Orange High School
Yris Palmer, Entrepreneur and CEO, Star Lash

3:15PM – 3:30PM EDT Working from Home: When Your Spouse Becomes Your New Co-Worker
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Roxanne Taylor, Co-Founder, Hidden Empire Film Group
Deon Taylor, Co-Founder, Hidden Empire Film Group

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