Thursday, July 26, 2018
11:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Hosted By: 

 

Blue_cross_blue  

Location: 

101 Huntington Ave #1300

Boston, MA 02199

 

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The Chief Diversity Officer Summit (CDO) invites corporate America’s leading CDOs to engage with diverse professionals and discuss the future of D&I strategy, metrics, and innovation.

Agenda

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Registration and Networking Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM - Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: Dawn Frazier-Bohnert

Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer — Liberty Mutual Insurance

Bio

 

Emcee: Amaka Ubaka

News Anchor — 7News

Bio

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - D&I Strategies Panel Discussion

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.

Keynote Speaker / Panel Moderator: Stephanie Browne

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

Bio

 

Executive Panelist: Minita Shah-Mara

Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion- Biogen

Bio

 

Executive Panelist:  Danielson “Donny” Tavares

Chief Diversity Officer- City of Boston

Bio

 

 

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM - Break

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM - Panel Discussion On Metrics

For this discussion, D&I leaders will discuss and determine best practices for measuring and sustaining successful D&I Initiatives while creating a positive impact on the Bottom Line. 

Keynote Speaker: Denise Pirrotti Hummel, J.D.

Chief Innovation Officer — Lead Inclusively, Inc.

Bio

 

Executive Panelist: Dr. Leeno Karumanchery

Chief Diversity Officer- Enkidu

Bio

 

 

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM - Break

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - D&I Innovation Panel Discussion

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

Keynote Speaker: Amri B. Johnson

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion — Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)

Bio

 

Executive Panelist: Georgianna Meléndez

Vice Chancellor & Title IX Coordinator — UMass Boston Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
 
Bio

 

 
 Executive Panelist: Salvador Mendoza 

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion — NBCUniversal 

Bio

 

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Closing Remarks and Networking Reception

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Motivator Partners

Team Player Partners

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