Color Magazine & NJBIZ Present:

The Women of Color Leadership & Empowerment Conference – New Jersey

Monday, September 24, 2018
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Hosted by:  merck_logo  

2000 Galloping Hill Road
Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA 07033 


Register Today!


The Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment Conference (WOC) engages, connects, and empowers the nation’s most vibrant, influential, and diverse women.

For the first time ever, Color Magazine is partnering with NJBIZ to bring this annual sell-out engagement to the tri-state areas’ world-class business leaders, D&I trailblazers, and early-career innovators!

Our forums and interactive programs thrive on your unique perspectives; we invite you to join the conversation impacting the future of diverse professionals!

Take your seat at the table, you are welcome here.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Registration

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

Environmental Portrait of Celeste Warren

Keynote Speaker: Celeste Warren

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



Emcee: Karen Lee

News Anchor – News 12 New Jersey


11:30 AM - 1:00 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. 

sunita-updated-smallerExecutive Moderator: Sunita Holzer

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer- Realogy Holdings Corp.




Executive Panelist: Savaria Harris

Senior Lawyer- Johnson & Johnson’s Regulatory Health Care Compliance Group



 tiffani-scottExecutive Panelist: Tiffani Scott

Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader- Becton Dickinson



theresa-smallExecutive Panelist: Theresa Torres

President ALPFA New Jersey Chapter; Owner Beso del Sol LLC and JOTA Consulting, LLC. 



1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM -Session I


Executive Speaker: Yao Huang

Founder and Managing Partner – The Hatchery




3:00 PM - 3:15 PM - Break

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM - Session II


Executive Speaker: Sandra Garcia Lowery

Founder – Encounter Marketing & Public Relations (EMPR) & President- National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (N.A.M.I.C)



4:15-4:45 Closing Keynote


Executive Speaker: Kimberly S. Reed

Diversity and Inclusion Strategist




5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Networking Reception

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