2004 Colloquium


‘Creating a Level Playing Field for Women’

Washington, DC • March 4-5, 2004

The premier executive forum for gender diversity globally

Program Schedule

Thursday, March 4

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6:30 PM-8:30 PM,Dinner Discussion Roundtables: “Measuring Success in Gender Equity Programs”


Friday, March 5

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8:30 AM – 9:00 AM,Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM,Welcome and Introduction: Irene Natividad\, President\, Global Summit of Women

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM,“Promoting Compliance with Gender Equity Laws: Status Report from U.S.\, Canada and Japan”~~~~Cari Dominguez\, Chair\, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission~~Mary Gusella\, Chief Commissioner\, Canadian Human Rights Commission~~Mariko Bando\, Former Director of Gender Equality\, Japan

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM,“Training and Integrating Gender Equality in the Global Workplace”~~~~Bernard Milano\, President KPMG Foundation~~Sylvia Allen\, Director of Global Diversity Cisco Systems~~Zabeen Hirji\, Senior Vice President\, Corporate Human Resources\, Royal Bank of Canada

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM,“Teaming on Diversity”~~~~Susan Johnson\, Vice President Human Resources Corporate Staff\, Diversity Leadership Pitney Bowes~~Hector Leiva\, Human Resources Director\, Pitney Bowes\, Australia~~Batya Brykman\, Vice President\, Latin America\, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide

12:00 AM – 1:30 PM,“The Market Rationale for Gender Equality”~~~~Monica Emerson\, Executive Director\, Corporate Diversity\, DaimlerChrysler Corporation~~Renee Bazile-Jones\, President\, Unparalleled Inc. (Canada)~~Judy Walsh\, Senior Vice President\, Government Affairs\, SBC Corporation

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM,“The European Approach to Gender Equity in the Workplace”~~~~Sue McDougall\, Contracts and Negotiation Executive and Chair\, European Women’s Leadership Council\, IBM/U.K.~~Henrika Frowein\, Senior Manager\, Regulatory & Government Affairs\, Deutsche Telekom (Germany)

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM,“Executive Search and the Goal of Gender Equality: Are We There Yet?”~~~~Margaretta Noonan\, Executive Vice President\, Hudson Highland Group~~Reports from Dinner Roundtables