2019 Leadership Symposium

Breakout Sessions

  • Closed  Closed
  • Optional  Optional
  • May 17, 2019
    10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    SESSION A: The Law, the Art and the Science of Pay inEquity

    This session aims to generate a robust conversation about how to identify - and address - pay inequity in the workplace.

    Participants will learn:

    • Practical and legal definitions of pay equity;

    • The role of unconscious bias; and,

    • Best practices employers can adopt to address the causes and consequences.

    Joslyn G. Ewart, CFP® | Founding Principal, Entrust Financial LLC® | Forum Member

    Kate Hermans | Chief Business Officer - Pharma, 83bar LLC | Forum Member
    Andrea Johnson | Senior Counsel for State Policy, National Women's Law Center
    Alice Lindenauer | Managing Director, Global Human Resources, Hamilton Lane | Forum Member

    David G. Bowman | Partner, Morgan Lewis

     Optional  Closed 
    10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    SESSION B: Managing and Thriving in a Multi-Generational Workforce

    This session will explore generational diversity in today’s complex, evolving workplace.

    Attendees will uncover:

    • Core values of Baby Boomers Gen X’ers and Millennials;

    • Ways for women to set aside tensions about the way each generational group views the world; and,

    • Methods to improve communication, productivity and profitability across generational lines.



    Brandi M. Baldwin, PhD | CEO, Millennial Ventures Holdings


    Kathleen Larkin | Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, CubeSmart
    Ania Mikson | Senior Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer, FS Investments | Forum Member
    Kari Knight Stevens | Associate Chief Counsel, CIGNA

     Optional  Closed 
    10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    SESSION C: Exercise Your Consumer Power: Spend and Invest Your Money to Advance Women

    This session will explore how to leverage your daily consumer choices to advance important issues.  You will learn how to:

    • Advance women and causes through daily spending decisions;

    • Determine which products, services, providers, companies, and industries share your values; and,

    • Create transformative change through collective impact.


    Delphine O’Rourke | Partner, Duane Morris | Forum Member


    Anthea Kelsick | Chief Mission Officer, B Lab

    Holly Tyson | Chief Human Resources Officer, DICK's Sporting Goods

    Johanna Zeilstra | CEO, Gender Fair