April 13, 2022
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET 
Hosted at Artists for Humanity
100 W 2nd St, Boston, MA 02127

The HR Power Summit will provide human resource professionals with exclusive access to the latest HR strategies, solutions, and best practices. Attendees will network and gain insight from top leaders and executives within HR. Additionally, the program welcomes emerging leaders and high performers to enhance their leadership ability and prepare to take on greater leadership responsibilities within their organization. 

COLOR is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

NOTICE: In order to facilitate community engagement at POC, COLOR has decided to make this event FREE to the public. If you have already purchased a ticket, please note refunds will be processed promptly.

This event is live and in-person. To ensure the safety of our staff and our attendees, proof of vaccination and face masks are required for all in-person attendees.*

*If you are not fully vaccinated and would like to attend, please register for a Virtual GA Ticket. Select event programming will be recorded and made available post-conference.

Meet the Speakers


Panel Discussion: Rethinking Recruiting & the Employee Experience


Founding President, NAAAHR New England and HR Business Partner at Eastern Bank


Anissa Zabriskie SHRM-CP, MBA, CPC

Global Human Resources Business Partner at DuPont


Yuisa Pérez, PHR, SHRM-CP

Chief People Officer at Museum of Science


Professional Development Workshops: Human Resources Track

Topic: Systemic Approaches to D&I Transformation

Javier Barrientos

Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Takeda Pharmaceuticals


Topic: Leading with Humanity

Mary O’Sullivan, MSOL

Founder of Encore Executive Coaching


Professional Development Workshops: Emerging Leaders Track

Topic: Ask Me Anything

Adriana Dawson

Community Engagement Director at Verizon


Topic: Change Management and Career Transitions

Dr. Velda McRae-Yates

Director of Enterprise Staffing & Support, HR Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Topic: Negotiation for Successful Leaders

Benny Belvin II

Assistant Dean, Career Development at Brandeis University


Virtual Summit Speakers

Topic: Leadership Skills in 2022

Dr. Brandi Baldwin

Founder & CEO of Millennial Ventures Holdings


Topic: Healing Leadership

Dr. Ginny A. Baro

Best-selling Author, Leadership Coach, & CEO of ExecutiveBound


Agenda (Live)

3:00 PM Opening Remarks 

HR Leaders Track

3:10 PM – HR Leaders Panel Discussion
4:00 PM – Systemic Approaches to D&I Transformation with Javier Barrientos
4:30 PM – Executive Coaching with Mary O’Sullivan, MSOL

Emerging Leaders Track

3:10 PM – Ask Me Anything with Adriana Dawson 
4:00 PM – Change Management & Career Transitions with Dr. Velda McRae-Yates 
4:30 PM – Negotiation for Successful Leaders with Benny Belvin II
5:00 PM – Closing Remarks
5:10 PM – Networking

Interested in Sponsorship?

Sponsoring the Professionals of COLOR HR Power Summit grants your organization a variety of visibility benefits as well as access to top-notch leadership development for your high-performing employees! Check out our sales sheet below. 

Sales Sheet

All-Access Pass Sponsor

Media Partners