“Creating a Level Playing Field for Women”

New York, New York • February 22-23, 2018

The premier executive forum for gender diversity globally

a project of the GlobeWomen Research & Education Institute

2018 Colloquium on Global Diversity Sessions

Session Topic

Session Speaker

Bias at the Top:  The CEO Journey


Susan Chira

Senior Correspondent and Editor, Gender Issues, New York Times

Peggy Hazard

Senior Partner, Leader, Global “Advancing Women” Practice, Korn Ferry


Evelyn Orr

Senior Partner, Lead Researcher, 100×25 Project, Korn Ferry


Irene Natividad (Moderator)

President, GlobeWomen Research & Education Institute



Shareholders’ and Investors’ Push on Diversity


Mary Morris

Investment Officer, Corporate Governance, CALSTRS



Julie Goodridge

President & Founder, Northstar Asset Management


Eve Ellis (Moderator)

Senior & Founding Partner, Matterhorn Group, JP Morgan Chase


 Enabling Mind-Shifts

Julie Coffman

Partner, Bain & Company



Rohini Anand

Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo



Rhonda Crichlow

 Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Charter Communications


Frida Polli

Founder & CEO, Pymetrics



Yrthya Dinzey-Flores (Moderator)

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, D&I, Time Warner



Reframing D&I:  Creating Internal & External Allies for Diversity

Deb de Haas

   National Managing Partner & Chief                  Inclusion Officer, Deloitte


Sharon Fronabarger

      Head, D&I Global Accountability and Metrics, Johnson & Johnson


Tara Giunta

   Partner & Co-Chair, Diversity Council, Paul Hastings


Juan Otero (Moderator)

Vice President, Corporate Diversity & Inclusion, Comcast


Leading Diversity Across Borders


Debra Hazelton,

General Manager, Global Talent Acquisition & Development, Mizuho Financial Group (Japan)


Ellenore Angelidis

Director, Kindle Content Risk Management, Amazon



Barbara Leveel,

Global Head of Diversity, BNP Paribas (France)



Paul Lachhu (Moderator)

Editor-in-Chief, Diversity Global


Broadening the Employment Pool: Competency-based Recruitment

Kimberly Admire

   COO, I&E Innovate & Educate


Sean Sullivan

      Vice President, Human Resources, Tufts Medical Center



Grace Suh

   Director, Education Corporate Citizenship, IBM


Marsha Jones (Moderator)

Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, PNC Financial Services


Women CEOs-Leading in Diverse Cultures

Ilka Friese

 Managing Director & CFO, NTT Data Germany


Denise Rutherford

President, 3M Japan



Juliana Tobon,

President, Metlife Colombia


Maria Teresa Arnal

President, Google Mexico


Irene Natividad (Moderator)

President, GlobeWomen Research & Education Institute



Why Leadership Development Programs Aren’t Working

Elizabeth Nieto

Global Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Metlife


Dr. Cindy Pace

Assistant Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Metlife


Melissa Omet,

Vice President, Talent Development, Diversity & Inclusion




Irene Natividad (Moderator)

President, GlobeWomen Research & Education Institute



 Looking Back at the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity

  • From left: Patricia Gonzalez (Global Board Director, PwC Mexico); Irene Natividad (Summit President); and Eve Ellis (Co-Founder, MatterHorn Group at Morgan Stanley) participate in a panel.
  • Summit President Irene Natividad (center) speaks during panel.
  • Eugene Kelly, VP of Global Diversity and Inclusion, Colgate-Palmolive Co. (USA), speaks at the Colloqium.
  • Participants listen to a presentation from Eugene Kelly of Colgate-Palmolive Co. (USA)
  • Sharyl Battles (VP of Communications and Diversity Strategy, Pitney Bowes) moderates dinner roundtable "Will Technology 'Disrupt' and Transform HR & Diversity Practice?"
  • Participants during the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity
  • Participants during Eve Ellis' (Matterhorn Group Co-Founder, Morgan Stanley) presentation.
  • Participants during Gloria Lorenzo's (Senior Director of International Solutions, Oracle) presentation.
  • "Bridging Millennials with Boomers: Why Reverse-Mentoring is win-Win" panel during the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity.
  • Wendy Lewis (Global Chief Diversity Officer & VP of Global Community Engagement, McDonalds Corp.) speaking at the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity

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