2003 Colloquium


‘Creating a Level Playing Field for Women: Maximizing Human Capital in the Global Market Place’

Washington, D.C. • April 26 – 27, 2003

The premier executive forum for gender diversity globally

Program Schedule

Thursday, April 24

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Dinner Discussion Roundtables: "Defining Success in Gender Equity Strategies"

Group A: Johnna Torsone, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Pitney Bowes Inc.
Group B: Margaretta Noonan, Executive Vice President, Hudson Highland Group

Friday, April 25

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction

Irene Natividad, Director, Global Summit of Women
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM "The Regulatory Climate for Equity Compliance: A Global Outlook"

Cari Dominguez, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Anna Wu, Chair, Equal Opportunity Commission, Hong Kong
Patricia Espinosa Torres, President, National Institute for Women, Mexico
Murielle Brazeau, Deputy Secretary General for Employment Equity, Canada
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM "Integrating, Marketing and Measuring Inclusion"

Joyce Stearn, Vice President and Corporate Director, Global Diversity, Motorala Inc.
Damayanti Vasudevan, Lead Consultant, Corporate Diversity, R.R. Donnelley
Monica Emerson, Director, Diversity Development and Process Management, DaimlerChrysler
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM "Corporate Leadership in Gender Equity"

George Harvey, former Chairman & CEO, Pitney Bowes, Inc.
Marie Johns, President, Verizon-Washington
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM "Managing the Cultural Context for Workplace Equity"

Lisa Mascolo, Managing Partner, Accenture U.S. Federal Government Practice
Ana Teresa Romero, Deputy Director, ILO, United Nations

Reports from Dinner Roundtables: Johnna Torson and Margaretta Noonan
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM "Corporate Initiatives Addressing Women's Concerns"

Lynn Foster, Principal, Deloitte & Touche
Susan Bari, President, Women's Business Enterprise National Council
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM "Lessons from the Americas"

Judy Phillips, Director of Diversity/Workplace Equity, North America, Bank of Montreal, Canada
Val Morrisette, Vice President of Human Resources, Pelmorex, Canada
Gabriela Garcia, Director of Communications, Kraft Mexico