Friday, June 22, 2018
11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
One Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111
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The Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment Conference (WOC) engages, connects, and empowers the nation’s most vibrant, influential, and diverse women.
For nearly a decade, Color Magazine has served as a thought-leader among women professionals. This annual sell-out engagement attracts world-class business leaders, D&I trailblazers, and early-career innovators eager to leave their mark on Corporate America and beyond.
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.
Keynote Speaker: Dara Treseder
Chief Marketing Officer — General Electric (GE) Ventures
Emcee: Amaka Ubaka
News Anchor — 7News
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.
Panel Moderator: Dr. Beverly Edgehill
Vice President and Global Head of the Organizational Development Center of Expertise (OD COE) — The TJX Companies
Executive Panelist: Yvonne Garcia
Senior Vice President of Investment Manager Services & Global Head of Client Solutions — State Street Corp.
Executive Panelist: Diana Lee
Co-Founder & CEO — Constellation Agency
Executive Panelist: Kim Manigault, CPA
Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer — KeyBank
Executive Speaker: Cynthia M. Ruiz
Author, Women’s Empowerment & Leadership Expert, Professor, & President of the Pension Board — Los Angeles City Employees Retirement System
Session Room A: Value-Driven Leadership
Executive Speaker: AiVi Nguyen
Business Lawyer & Personal Branding Expert — Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
Session Room B: The Pursuit of Success
Executive Speaker: Luz Carrasquillo
VP, Global Head of Talent & Inclusion & Diversity — National Grid
Session Room A: Permission to Fly – Breaking Down Barriers
Executive Speaker: Marcita E. Thompson
Vice President, Fenway Park Tours — Boston Red Sox
Session Room B: Success in The Arena
Panel Moderator: Sabrina Kizzie, MPA
Author, Marketing Consultant, and Social Media Instructor — Baruch College
Millennial Mindset Panelist: Elissa Garza
Founder — Style Wire
Millennial Mindset Panelist: Irene Li
Co – Founder, Owner & Operator — Mei Mei Restaurants