Thursday, June 15, 2017
10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Austin Hall, Harvard Law School
1515 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for a full day of leadership development, inspiration, and unrivaled connections at the Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment Conference.
Are you ready to embrace your inner leader, build your executive presence, and promote your brand?
Then, you MUST participate in our collaborative break out sessions!
The 2017 Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment Conference 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.
Keynote Speaker: Marjorie Liu
New York Times Bestselling Author
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.
Executive Panel Moderator: Lisa Coleman, Ph.D.
Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the President – Harvard University
Executive Panelist: Jackie Glenn
Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion – Dell
Executive Panelist: Cynthia Izzo
Principal/Advisory Office Leader – KPMG
Executive Panelist: Celeste Warren
Vice President of Human Resources and Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence – Merck
Executive Speaker: Alpa Inamdar
Head of Americas for Business Change Group – BNY Mellon
Executive Session: Innovation Strategies (Business Track)
Executive 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)
Executive Speaker: Donna Bonaparte
Vice President of Human Resources/Chief Human Resources Officer – Babson College
Executive Session: Stepping into Greatness (Business Track)
Executive Speaker: Meena Kothandaraman
Experience Strategist – Twig + Fish
Executive Session: Humanity in STE(A)M (STEM Track)
Millennials are often mislabeled. This discussion will look at Millennials who step into their own leadership and create their own success.
Executive Speaker: Heather C. White
Founder – Trillfit, Inc.
Executive Speaker: Bouchra Ezzahraoui
Founder – AUrate
Titan of Color Closing Keynote Speaker: Carole Copeland Thomas
President and CEO — C.Thomas & Associates