Virtual Equality Lounge® Pivoting with Positivity and Proactivity

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DATE & TIME Tuesday, April 7 | 10am – 3:30pm ET




10AM – 10:45AM EST Keeping Equality as a Priority — and Why it Matters Samantha Saperstein, Head of Women on The Move, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Edlynne Laryea, Head of Industry, CPG Food and Beverage, Facebook Jackie Stevenson, Global CEO, The Brooklyn Brothers Alicia Rose, Deputy CEO, Strategic Initiatives, Deloitte Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

10:45AM – 11:30AM EST How to Bring the Human Connection to a Remote Workforce Erica Keswin, Workplace Strategist and Author, Bring Your Human to Work Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE Laura Molen, President, Advertising Sales and Partnerships, NBCUniversal Alex Wallace, Head of Content, Verizon Media Abigail Posner, Director, BrandUnit, Google Menaka Gopinath, President, Ipsos Social Media Exchange North America

11:30AM – 12:15PM EST Why Emotions Belong in the Workplace, Especially Now Barb Pelham, VP Global Agency Partnerships, Verizon Media Sara Spivey, Chief Marketing Officer, Braze Terri Cooper, Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte Carla Hassan, Chief Brand Officer, Citi Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO, Landit Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

12:15PM – 1PM EST Guiding Principles to Navigate Disruption Pam Jeffords, Partner, Workforce of the Future, Diversity and Inclusion, PwC Marlena Edwards, Chief Talent Officer, Huge Jen Whelan, VP, Head of B2B Marketing, Verizon Media Jacqui Cole, Industry Marketer, Disruptors, Facebook Laura Watt, EVP Human Resources, Diageo North America Trish Shortell, Managing Director, Executive Search, MediaLink

1PM – 1:45PM EST A Blueprint for Resilience Elizabeth Herbst, VP US Client Sales & Strategy, Verizon Media Erica Hughes, Sr. Lead, Digital & New Media, Chick-fil-A Melanie Mitchem, SVP, Director of Global Communications & PR, FCB Global Kari Shimmel, Chief Strategy Officer, Campbell Ewald Sarah Martinez, VP, Client Sales and Strategy, Verizon Media

1:45PM – 2:30PM EST Looking to the Next Generation Lauryl Schraedly, Global Head of Consumer Insights, Snap Inc. Traci Graziani, Director of Marketing Strategy, Justice Ann Piper, Head of Clients Partners, US Verticals, Spotify Kamal Bhandal, VP, Global Brand and Consumer, Invisalign Shanna Marzilli, CMO, Plan International USA Imani Brooks, Student, Emory University Anna Blue, Chief Next Gen Officer, The Female Quotient

2:30PM – 3:15PM EST Why Diversity Is Foundational to Building an Adaptable Company Sabah Cambrelen, Managing Director, PwC Ebony Thomas, Senior Vice President, Market HR and Diversity Strategy Executive, Bank of America Ty Heath, Global Lead, B2B Institute, LinkedIn Liz Gray, Co-Head, CAA Brand Consulting Shirley Hughes, President of Brands, Rogers & Cowan PMK Judith Williams, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, SAP Ronda Carnegie, Chief Innovation Officer, The Female Quotient

3:15PM – 3:30PM EST Toast to Pivoting with Positivity and Proactivity Sophie Kelly, SVP Whiskies, Diageo North America

We are all advancing equality — together!

Verizon Media, Facebook, NBCUniversal, AT&T, Google, ViacomCBS, Deloitte Digital, L’Oréal USA, Spotify, Braze, P&G, JPMorgan Chase & Co., FOX, WWE, Citi, IPG, SAP, Ipsos, Visa, MAKERS, Diageo, PwC, SeeHer, Creative Artists Agency, LinkedIn, Snap Inc., IRI, The Atlantic, Clear Channel Outdoor, MediaLink, Burns Group, The New York Times