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

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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[/table]

Friday, April 25

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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[/table]