Cannes Lions 2018

Watch this video for an inside glimpse of the Girls’ Lounge at Cannes 2017 and see below for the 2018 full agenda.

Next Up: The Girls’ Lounge @ Cannes Lions 2018

The Girls’ Lounge @ Cannes Lions 2018 will feature more than 100 female panelists speaking about equality, diversity, action, and impact. We’ll release the digital edition of the Modern Guide To Equality, The Female Quotient chatbot, and have more than 40 brands sharing the Torch Of Equality. See below for the full agenda.
The Girls’ Lounge @ Cannes Lions 2018 will be open:

Monday, June 18-Thursday, June 21

7AM – 7PM Daily

LOCATION: The Girls’ Lounge @ Cannes Lions
Hotel Martinez – Penthouse Suite #731
73 boulevard de la Croisette
06400 Cannes, France

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Monday, June 18

7:30AM – 8:15AM Power Moves: Boxing-Inspired Full-Body Strength Training Class
Jeremiah Maestre, Rumble Boxing Instructor

12PM – 12:30PM Breaking LGBTQ Barriers At The 2018 Olympics
Pippa Scaife, Commercial Director, CNN International Commercial (Moderator)
Brent Miller, Global LGBTQ Diversity, P&G
Gus Kenworthy, Freestyle Skier and Olympic Athlete

12:30PM – 1PM Community Without Borders: Music’s Power to Unite Us
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Carla Morrison, International Singer/Songwriter and Three Time Latin Grammy Award Winner
Nathan Hanks, CEO and Founder, Music Audience Exchange (MAX)

1PM – 1:30PM Power the Bid
Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G (Moderator)
Antonio Lucio, Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, HP
MILCK, Singer, Songwriter and Activist

1:45PM – 2:30PM Women Rising: How to Breakthrough in Male-Dominated Industries
Cathy Novelli, Global Head of Corporate Marketing, Quantcast (Moderator)
Michelle Wirth, Head of Industry, Automotive, Quantcast
Meredith Kopit Levien, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, The New York Times
Suzy Deering, Chief Marketing Officer, eBay
Danielle Lee, Global Head of Partner Solutions, Spotify
Amy Friedlander Hoffman, Head of Business Development and Experiential Marketing, Uber

2:30PM – 3:30PM Equal Currency: Why Financial Empowerment Matters
Jessica Tarlov, Senior Director Research and Consumer Insight, Bustle (Moderator)
Olga Miler, Managing Director, UBS Wealth Management
Faith Popcorn, Futurist and CEO, Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve
Nancy McNeill, Chief Revenue Officer, Dow Jones
Amy Nelson, Founder and CEO, The Riveter

3:30PM – 4:30PM Women in Media: Guiding the Next Generation of Talent 
Sharon Profis, Award-Winning Tech Journalist and Executive Editor, CNET (Moderator)
Jo Ann Ross, President and Chief Advertising Revenue Officer, CBS Corporation

4:30PM – 5PM Keep Hustling: Navigating Difficult Times with Resiliency and Creativity
Carolyn Everson, VP of Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook (Moderator)
Bozoma Saint John, Chief Marketing Officer, Endeavor

5PM – 5:30PM #IamRemarkable: Empowering Women and Underrepresented Groups to Share Accomplishments in the Workplace and Beyond
Sedef Onar, Chief Talent Officer/Partner, 72andSunny (Moderator)
Anna Vainer, #IamRemarkable Co-Founder and Lead, and Head of Acquisition, Partnerships and Content, Grow with Google EMEA

5:30PM – 6PM Microtrends Squared: The New Small Forces Impacting Women, Female Entrepreneurship and Gender Equality
Mike Allen, Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Axios (Moderator)
Mark Penn, President and Managing Partner, The Stagwell Group
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
John Gerzema, CEO, The Harris Poll

6PM – 7PM The Elephant in the Room: Relationships Between Women and Men at Work
Charlotte Beers, Author, Teacher and Former CEO, Ogilvy (Moderator)
Mark Read, Chief Operating Officer, WPP
John Rudaizky, Partner, Global Brand and Marketing Leader, EY

8:30PM – 10:30PM The Girls’ Lounge Dinner @ Cannes Lions

11PM – 2AM Equality Party 

Tuesday, June 19

7:30AM – 8:15AM Power Moves: Boxing-Inspired Full-Body Strength Training Class
Jeremiah Maestre, Rumble Boxing Instructor

9AM – 10AM Authenticity and Passion: Recipe for Success
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Melissa Drucker, Head of Global Sales and Brand Partnerships, Tastemade
Jen Rubio, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer, Away
Vanessa Rosado, Head of Global Marketing Capabilities, AB InBev
Joy Robins, Chief Revenue Officer, Quartz
Dana McGraw, Vice President, Business Insights and Consumer Research, The Walt Disney Company

10AM – 11AM Women of Impact: Behind the Lens
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Jody MacDonald, National Geographic Photographer
Rena Effendi, National Geographic Photographer
Cristina Mittermeier, National Geographic Photographer

11AM – 12PM Equality in the Boardroom: Diversity of Thought
Jeanette Calandra, Managing Partner, PwC Silicon Valley (Moderator)
Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer, Heart, Board Member, Snap Inc.
Susan Lyne, President and Founding Partner, BBG Ventures, Board Member, GoPro and Brit + Co
Hope Taitz, CEO, ELY Capital, Board Member, Athene Holding, Summit Hotel Properties, Greenlight Capital and Attn: (Co-Chair)

12PM – 1PM Shift/Forward: Unlocking a New Style of Leadership for Creativity and Success
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Suzanne Kounkel, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Consulting
Tara Walpert Levy, Vice President of Agency and Media Solutions, Google
Jia Hyun, Head of North America, Marketing Solutions, LinkedIn
Fumbi Chima, Global Chief Information Officer, Fox Network Group

1PM – 1:30PM No Excuses: How to Reach and Engage the Female Millennial Audience
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Carly Zakin, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, theSkimm
Danielle Weisberg, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, theSkimm

1:30PM – 2:30PM Breaking Down Silos: What It Takes to Be a Successful Leader 
Marissa Aydlett, SVP Marketing, Braze (Moderator)
Melissa Barnes, Head of Global Brands, Twitter
Sharon Harris, VP, Alliance Relationships, Deloitte Digital
Joy Robins, Chief Revenue Officer, Quartz
Lilian Rincon, Director of Product Management, Google Assistant

2:30PM – 3PM Transforming Workplace Culture for the “Now” Generation
Jen DaSilva, President, Berlin Cameron (Moderator)
Rebecca Minkoff, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Rebecca Minkoff
Sophia Amoruso, Founder and CEO, Girlboss
Dee Poku, Founder, The Other Festival

3PM – 3:30PM Influence and Impact: How to Use Your Platform for Change
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE
Bozoma Saint John, Chief Marketing Officer, Endeavor
Lilly Singh, YouTube Content Creator, Entrepreneur, Actress, Author, Comedian

3:30PM – 4PM The Female Perspective: Why We Need More Women Role Models
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Laura Molen, EVP, Lifestyle and Telemundo Enterprises Advertising Sales Group, NBCUniversal
Erin Lim, Host, E! News, The Rundown
Savannah Sellers, NBC News Correspondent

4PM – 5PM Purpose Driven Marketing: Why Successful Brands Are Leading with Heart
Hayley Romer, CRO and Publisher, The Atlantic (Moderator)
Jen Sey, Chief Marketing Officer, Levi Strauss
Beth Brady, Chief Marketing Officer, Principal Financial Group
Dan Levi, Chief Marketing Officer, Clear Channel Outdoor
Karen Kahn, Chief Communications Officer, HP
Laurel Rossi, Chief Marketing Officer, OMD

5PM – 6PM CMO Visionaries of the #SeeHer Movement
Katie Couric, Award-Winning Journalist, Author and #SeeHer Board Advisor (Introduction)
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Fiona Carter, Chief Brand Officer, AT&T
Suzy Deering, Chief Marketing Officer, eBay
Antonio Lucio, Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, HP
Alison Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Susan Canavari, Chief Brand Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Mastercard
Nadine McHugh, SVP Omni Media and Creative Solutions, L’Oreal
Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G
Stephen Quinn, Chair, #SeeHer
Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Unilever

6PM – 7PM #SeeHer Cocktails

Wednesday, June 20

7:30AM – 8:15AM Power Moves: Boxing-Inspired Full-Body Strength Training Class
Jeremiah Maestre, Rumble Boxing Instructor

11:30AM – 12PM Doing Good by Doing Well
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Sophia Bush, Actress and Activist
Harry Kargman, Founder and CEO, Kargo

12PM – 12:30PM Girls Leading the Change
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Karen Schmidt, Head of B2B Marketing, Oath
Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic Medalist, Entrepreneur and Activist
Alex Riginos, Girl Up Girl Leader
Gloria Samen, Girl Up Girl Leader

12:30PM – 1PM Power of the Female Voice: Music, Motherhood, and Table Manners
Jessie Ware, Pop Star
Dustee Jenkins, Global Head of Communications, Spotify

1PM – 1:30PM Bridging the Gender Divide: Supporting Each Other
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Tim Armstrong, CEO, Oath
Michael Roth, Chairman and CEO, IPG
Sean Moran, Head of Marketing and Partner Solutions, Viacom

1:30PM – 2PM Leading by Example for Tomorrow’s Female Executives
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising and Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal
Dawn Ostroff, President, Condé Nast Entertainment

2PM – 2:30PM Equality Champions: Olympians Who Are Changing the Game
Natalie Morales, TODAY West Coast Anchor, Host of “Access” and Co-Host “Access Live” (Moderator)
Adam Rippon, Olympic Bronze Medalist
Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Gold Medalist

2:30PM – 3PM Unbiased Activation
Mark Wright, Vice President, Corporate Media Services and Sponsorships, AT&T (Moderator)
Elizabeth Lindsey, Managing Partner, Wasserman
Jaymee Messler, President and Co-Founder, The Players’ Tribune

3PM – 4PM How We’ll Win: The Next Generation
Lauren Brown, Director of Special Projects, Quartz (Moderator)
Jessica Jensen, Head of Products, Platforms and Insights, Facebook
Ella Kieran, Director of Stream, WPP
Windsor Hanger Western, Co-Founder, President & Publisher, Her Campus Media

4PM – 5PM How Women Leaders Are Taking the Reins
Jessica Bennett, Gender Editor, The New York Times (Moderator)
Heide Gardner, SVP, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, IPG
Kristen Cavallo, CEO, The Martin Agency
Vita Harris, Chief Strategy Officer, FCB Global
Nannette Lafond-Dufour, Chief Client Officer, McCann Worldgroup
Kate MacNevin, Global President and Chief Operating Officer, MRM//McCann
Emma Gregson, Managing Director, ITB
Caroline Dettman, Chief Creative Officer, Golin
Kim Getty, President, Deutsch LA

5PM – 6PM Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Sharing the Torch of Responsibility
Meredith Kopit Levien, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, The New York Times (Moderator)
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Alicia Hatch, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Digital
Kristin Lemkau, Chief Marketing Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Kelly Campbell, Chief Marketing Officer, Hulu
Julia Goldin, Chief Marketing Officer, LEGO
Kim Kadlec, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Visa
Emily Steel, Business Journalist, The New York Times

6PM – 7PM Boss Lady Soirée

7PM – 7:30AM Agents of Change for Equality
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G
Queen Latifah, Musician, Actress, Author and Entrepreneur
Antonio Lucio, Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, HP
Katie Couric, Award-Winning Journalist, Author and #SeeHer Board Advisor
Hugh Evans, CEO, Global Citizen
Madonna Badger, Chief Creative Officer and Founder, Badger and Winters

Thursday, June 21

7:30AM – 8:15AM Power Moves: Boxing-Inspired Full-Body Strength Training Class
Jeremiah Maestre, Rumble Boxing Instructor

9AM – 10AM Leading with Purpose: Being a Force for Good
Claudia Malley, EVP, Partner Solutions, National Geographic (Moderator)
Alicia Hatch, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Digital
Allison Tummon Kamphuis, Gender Equality and Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program Leader, P&G
Monica Rustgi, Head of Brand Communications, Budweiser USA, AB InBev

10AM – 11AM From Paperback to Emmy-Winning Drama: Bringing The Handmaid’s Tale to Life
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Kelly Campbell, Chief Marketing Officer, Hulu
Craig Erwich, SVP of Content and Head of Originals, Hulu

11AM – 12PM Yes We Cannes! Supporting Female Leaders in Media and Advertising
Maya Peterson, Director, Culture & Creative Insights, Viacom Velocity (Moderator)
Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Chief Digital Officer, BrainTrust CAA-GBG
Ray Goulbourne, EVP, Broadcast Media Sales, BET
Sarah Iooss, EVP, Revenue, mic
Tiffany R. Warren, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group

12PM – 1PM All the Single Ladies: Reaching Today’s Independent Woman
Alex Bruell, Advertising Reporter, Wall Street Journal (Moderator)
Sophie Kelly, Senior Vice President of North American Whiskeys Portfolio, Diageo
Karen Kaplan, Chairman and CEO, Hill Holliday
Dr. Helen Fisher, Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and Chief Adviser, Match.com
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

1PM – 1:30PM How Power and Perspective Can Change the Equation Around Harassment
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Lisa Sherman, CEO, The Advertising Council
David Schwimmer, Actor, Director and Producer

1:30PM – 2PM Unstereotype Alliance: Creating a World Where We Put Stereotypes Aside, and Humanity First
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women

2PM – 3PM Making Innovation Work for Women and Girls #SheInnovates
Ann Rosenberg, SVP & Global Head, SAP Next-Gen (Moderator)
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Fadoua Bouzbouz, Professor, ESIGELEC
MaryLee Sachs, Co-Founder and US CEO, BrandPie
Lauren Probyn, Director of Global Marketing and Events, Tinder

3PM – 4PM Founder Feature: Female-Led Startups at the Forefront of Innovation
Susan Lyne, President and Founding Partner, BBG Ventures
Ita Ekpoudom, CEO, Tigress Ventures and Venture Partner, Plum Alley Investments
R/GA Cannes Startup Academy Founders

4PM – 4:30PM Breaking The Mold: A New Era of Diverse Storytelling
Bob Bakish, President and CEO, Viacom (Moderator)
Tyler Perry, Producer, Director, Writer, and Actor

4:30PM – 5PM #ParentsCANNEStoo
Lisen Stromberg, Partner and COO, The 3% Conference (Moderator)
Sarah Latz, Senior Copywriter and First-Ever Working Parent Cannes Correspondent, FCB
Henry Latz, Unofficial Intern, FCB

5PM – 5:30PM Voices for Change, Voices for Action
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Kai Koerber, Parkland Survivor
Madison Leal, Parkland Survivor
Sam Zeif, Parkland Survivor
Julia Cordover, Parkland Survivor
Nicholas Carlson, Global Editor-in-Chief, INSIDER and Business Insider
Lisa Sherman, CEO, The Advertising Council
David Sable, Global CEO, Y&R

5:30PM – 7PM Walk the Equality Talk: Rosé and Runway

ACTIVITIES

Confidence Coaching
Professional Styling
Portrait Studio
Confidence Closet

 

Oath, Facebook, NBCUniversal, PepsiCo, Deloitte Digital, IPG, Spotify, L’Oreal, AT&T, Unilever, Google, HP, Viacom, UBS, The Atlantic, #SeeHer, Ipsos, MAKERS, Tinder, National Geographic, P&G, SAP, CBS, PwC, Hulu, JPMorgan Chase, Diageo, Quantcast, Tastemade, Braze, Twitter, Kargo, Quartz, Deutsch, Clear Channel Outdoor, MediaLink, PureWow, We’re Magnetic, The New York TimesJPMorgan Chase & Co., NBCUniversal,
Deloitte Digital, UBS, PepsiCo, Twitter and Diageo