Chief Diversity Officer Summit

cdo

Thursday, July 27, 2017
11:30 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.

 Hosted by:

Blue_cross_blue

101 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02199

The Chief Diversity Officer Summit (CDO) convenes Diversity and Inclusion Leaders for a dialogue around strategy, metrics, and innovation. 

 

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AGENDA

11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. - Registration and Lunch

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. - Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker

aida_125pxKeynote Speaker: Aida Sabo

Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion — PAREXEL

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1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. - Panel Discussion on Strategy

D&I Leaders will discuss how they’ve implemented diversity strategies within their respective companies and the key ingredients that are necessary to lead as a CDO. 

 

trina_125pxKeynote Speaker: Trina Parks 

Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer — RWJBarnabas Health, Office of the President 

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markbm_125pxExecutive Speaker: Mark Brimhall-Vargas, Ph.D. 

Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion — Brandeis University

Bio

 

kareny_125pxExecutive Speaker: Karen Young 

Vice President & Chief Inclusion Officer — Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare

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2:00 P.M. - 2:15 P.M. - Break

2:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M. - Panel Discussion on Metrics

In this panel, leaders will determine how to measure the success of diversity and how it will impact the bottom line. 

 

sadie_125pxKeynote Speaker: Sadie Burton-Goss, Ph.D. 

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer — Babson College 

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stephanieb_125pxExecutive Speaker: Stephanie Browne 

Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 

Bio

 

 

paul_125pxExecutive Speaker: Paul Francisco

Chief Diversity Officer — State Street

Bio

 

 

3:15 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. - Break

3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. - Panel Discussion on Innovation

This discussion will focus on how D&I leaders can move beyond compliance and stay relevant, while still creating new opportunities. 

 

Lisa 125pxKeynote Speaker: Lisa M. Coleman, Ph.D. 

Chief Diversity Officer — New York University

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Javier 125pxExecutive Speaker: Javier Barrientos

Senior Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion — Biogen

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nancy_125pxExecutive Speaker: Nancy Huntington Stager 

Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Charitable Giving — Eastern Bank

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4:30 P.M. - 4:45 P.M. - Closing Remarks and Closing Keynote Speaker

susan_125pxClosing Keynote Speaker: Susan Gordon 

Chief Diversity Officer and Highly Qualified Expert (HQE) — United States Army

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4:45 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. - Reception

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