Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. (Reception to Follow)


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New York University Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, NYC, NY 10012


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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.

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 - 10:30 AM - Registration

10:30 AM - 11:00 PM - Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker


Keynote Speaker: Lisa M. Coleman, Ph.D.

Chief Diversity Officer  — New York University





11:00 PM - 12:30 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. 


Executive Speaker: Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Formerly Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition – Viacom





12:30 PM - 1:00 PM - Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Concurrent Executive Sessions


Executive Speaker: Suzanne Hopgood

Managing Member – The Hopgood Group, LLC



shannaExecutive Speaker: Shanna B. Tiayon, PhD

Wellbeing Writer, Speaker and Trainer




2:00 PM - 2:15 PM - Break

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM - Concurrent Executive Sessions

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Executive Speaker: Donna Bonaparte

Vice President of Human Resources/Chief Human Resources Officer – Babson College



Executive Speaker: Sabrina Kizzie, MPA

Author, Marketing Consultant, and Social Media Instructor — Baruch College





3:15 PM - 4:00 PM - Closing Keynote & Closing Remarks

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Reception

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