Thursday, June 15, 2017

10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Hosted by:

Austin Hall, Harvard Law School

1515 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

Are you ready to embrace your inner leader, build your executive presence, and promote your brand?
Then, you MUST participate in our collaborative breakout sessions!

Join us for a full day of leadership development, inspiration, and unrivaled connections at the Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment Conference (WOC). WOC is designed to engage Boston’s most vibrant and influential women.

Our renowned panel discussion facilitates a dialogue between recognized, executive women leaders who are paving the way for professional empowerment.

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Agenda

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Registration

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Keynote Speaker and Opening Remarks

Marjorie 125pxKeynote Speaker: Marjorie Liu 

New York Times Bestselling Author

Bio

 

 

fullsizerenderEmcee: Amaka Ubaka

News Reporter — 7News

Bio

 

 

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Executive Panel Discussion

Our renowned panel discussion facilitates a dialogue among executive leaders focusing on the journey to their success, with the particular impact of their cultural upbringing.

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Executive Panel Moderator: Lisa Coleman, Ph.D.

Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the President – Harvard University

Bio

 

 

Jackie 125pxExecutive Panelist: Jackie Glenn 

Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion – Dell

Bio

 

 

Cynthia 125pxExecutive Panelist: Cynthia Izzo

Principal/Advisory Office Leader – KPMG

Bio

 

 

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Executive Panelist: Celeste Warren 

Vice President of Human Resources and Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence – Merck 

Bio

 

 

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM - Executive Sessions

Concurrent Executive Sessions

Executive Speaker:Alpa 125px Alpa Inamdar

Head of Americas for Business Change Group – BNY Mellon

Executive Session: Innovation Strategies (Business Track)

Bio Session

 

D_Cortes (493) - CopyExecutive Speaker: Dharma E. Cortés, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate – Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Executive Session: Choosing STEM (STEM Track)

Bio Session

 

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM - Executive Sessions

Concurrent Executive Sessions

Donna Bonaparte 125pxExecutive Speaker: Donna Bonaparte

Vice President of Human Resources/Chief Human Resources Officer – Babson College

Executive Session: Stepping into Greatness (Business Track)

Bio Session

 

Meena_125pxExecutive Speaker: Meena Kothandaraman 

Experience Strategist – Twig + Fish

Executive Session:  Humanity in STE(A)M (STEM Track)

Bio Session

 

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM - Break

3:35 PM - 4:30 PM - Millennial Mindset Discussion

Millennials are often mislabeled. This discussion will look at Millennials who step into their own leadership and create their own success.

Heather_125pxExecutive Speaker: Heather C. White 

Founder — Trillfit, Inc.

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bouchra_125pxExecutive Speaker: Bouchra Ezzahraoui

Founder — AUrate

Bio

 

 

 

sampriti_125pxExecutive Speaker: Sampriti Bhattacharyya

Founder — Hydroswarm

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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Titans of Color Closing Keynote and Closing Remarks

carole_125pxTitan of Color Closing Keynote Speaker: Carole Copeland Thomas

President and CEO — C.Thomas & Associates

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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Reception

Trail Blazer Partners

Role Model Partners

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Motivator Partners

Team Player Partners