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VOWS/Scotiabank PRIDE Month Celebration and Virtual Panel Discussion

Online • June 24, 2020

Veterans On Wall Street (VOWS), Women Veterans on Wall Street (wVOWS) and Scotiabank presents PRIDE month celebration and virtual panel discussion.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT


Discussion Topics:

  • LGBT Progress a Decade After Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) Repeal
  • Leadership and Diversity 
  • LGBTQ Inclusion


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    Full Agenda

    Date: Wednesday, June. 24, 2020

    Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT

    Location: Zoom

    Agenda:

    12:00pm - Opening Remarks

  • Brent Close - US Head of Risk, Compliance and AML Sanctions Training at Scotiabank
  • US Army Veteran and Co-Chair of Scotia Veterans ERG

    12:05pm - VOWS D&I Remarks

  • Kathryn Burdett - US Head of D&I at Deutsche Bank
  • 12:08pm - Introductory Remarks
  • Won Palisoul, Adjunct Associate Faculty at Columbia University SPS
  • US Navy Veteran and Co-Lead of wVOWS

    12:10pm - Keynote Remarks

  • Dr. Yvette Burton - Professor of Practice at Columbia University SPS Human Capital Management and Faculty for NYU Global Inclusion Business Certification Program
  • Former VP, Workforce Solutions and Intelligence at Lockheed Martin

    12:20pm - Panel Discussion

    Moderator:

  • Cristhian Escobar - Associate Director at Scotiabank
  • Chair of Scotia PRIDE ERG

    Panelists:

  • Col. David Small - Air Force Reservist
  • Editor in Chief of OutServe Magazine
  • Lt Col. Bree Fram - US Air Force, Active Duty
  • Highest ranking transgender officer in the Department of Defense
  • Alex Wagner - VP of Strategic Initiatives at Aerospace Industries Association
  • Former Chief of Staff to Secretary of Army at Department of Defense

    1:25pm - Closing Remarks:

  • Anthony Woods - Fellow at Schmidt Futures
  • Former White House Fellow, West Point Graduate and Former Staff Secretary to the Governor at New York State Executive Chamber

    1:30pm - Conclusion


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