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VOWS/Scotiabank PRIDE Month Celebration and Virtual Panel Discussion


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

Wed, Jun 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


    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


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


  • 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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