2019 Program

Day 1
16 Jan 2019
8:00 – 8:45

Networking Breakfast

Panel 1: (Un)Fit for the Top?

New Majority executives are far less likely to work their way up to CEO and board positions. The top 3 challenges impeding minority candidate rise to the top leadership positions...
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Henry Cisneros
Anthony Shih
10:30 – 11:00

Break / Networking

Panel 2: Women Leaders: Impact on Corporate America

Leadership tone is set at the top, which is why diversifying “the top” is a business imperative for corporate America. Multiple studies show that women-led businesses consistently outperform those with...
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Daisy Expósito-Ulla
Subha V. Barry
Shannon Schuyler
Pallavi Verma
Lorraine Hariton
12:30 – 1:30

Lunch/Networking

Keynote Speaking 3

Jeff Gennette

Panel 3: ERGs: The Engine for Your D&I Strategy

ERGs are both an entry point to engaging workforce in D&I strategy and a far-reaching, critical engine of such strategy.  Forbes magazine called ERGs “a powerful advancement platform where talent...
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Singleton Beato
Jeanne Kwong Bickford
Pam Lipp-Hendricks
Wil Lewis
15:00 – 15:20

Break / Networking

Panel 4: Spotlight on Matchmaking: Executive Search Firms as Partners in Changing the Landscape of Boardrooms and C-suites

While gender balance in boardroom and C-suite has seen a gradual improvement, New Majority is still largely underrepresented.  What makes for a perfect match – an effective Board member for...
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Fernando Ferrer
Glenn Sugiyama
Radhika Papandreou
17:30 – 19:00

Reception