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LIVESTREAM: Mobilize Women Summit 2019

Online • June 21, 2019

Ellevate’s 2019 Mobilize Women Summit will focus on providing a space for leaders with diverse perspectives to come together and share their take on how to build a more just and equitable world.

Friday, June 21, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT

Interested in joining us live in NYC? Register here.

It’s time to mobilize.

Mobilize Women is a movement based on Ellevate Network’s purpose of achieving equality for all through giving diverse voices, and particularly those of women, a seat at the table where decisions are made.

We believe that when ambitious professional women who share our values get more opportunity — to have a voice in important conversations, to steer our collective economic power towards that which we care about — it ultimately benefits everyone, and leads to a more equal world.

To us, that means more opportunities for everyone. It means no more harassment. It means equal pay. It means a fair shake at success. It means access to the resources you need, wherever and whoever you are.

We know women are powerful, now it’s time to use that power to build the world we want to see. It’s time to mobilize.

Topics we’ll cover

Changing the Culture of Business (From Inside Out)

How can you use your social capital inside your organization? Sometimes we think change has to come from those at the top, but what is the impact middle managers, first time managers, and those coming up the ranks can have in the culture of business? And how can we support them along the way.

Intersectional Identities 

Diversity has become a buzzword today--but when people talk about diversity they tend to focus on a few things — and many of these things are rooted in stereotypes. The reality is diversity has many layers, and it’s this intersectionality which makes us all different. How can we work to eradicate these stereotypes when we talk about diversity and use this mindset to help us shape a truly inclusive future?

Tackling The World's Biggest Problems 

Global warming, trash island, natural disasters.... there are so many destructive things that humans have done to world that seem irreversible, and have devastating effects on our future generations. Luckily for us, the this session focuses on tackling the big issues at hand, and how you can work towards a better future every day and provide real solutions to real problems - no matter what sector you are in.

Innovating The Future

They say that children are the future for a reason —they are not as restricted by the ideas many adults have that hold us back from thinking in an innovative, unique way, the world is limitless to them. We’ve learned through recent events that kids bring smart solutions to problems, prompting us to ask:“Why didn’t we think of that before?”

Other Topics You Don't Want to Miss 

  • Removing The Silence (Courageous Conversations 3.0)
  • The Power of Empathy
  • Starting a Revolution (#RedefineActivism)

More to come...

Speakers and full agenda to be announced!


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Full Agenda

8:30 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Kristy Wallace, CEO, Ellevate Network

8:35 AM

The Power of Empathy

Ajay Banga, CEO, Mastercard

Andrea Jung, President & CEO, Grameen America   

Kristy Wallace, CEO, Ellevate Network

Mini Panel
9:05 AM

Tackling The World's Biggest Problems 

Cara Chacon, Vice President, Social and Environmental Responsibility, Patagonia

Esha Chhabra, Journalist

Jay Coen Gilbert, Co-Founder, B-Lab

Melissa D. Ho, Senior Vice President, Fresh Water and Food, WWF

9:45 AM

Disability is Opportunity for Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer, Author, Speaker

Action Speaker

Followed by: Networking Break

10:25 AM

Closing the Confidence Gap

Caroline Feeney, CEO of Individual Solutions, Prudential Financial, Inc.

Action Speaker
10:35 AM

Innovating the Future

Ashley Voisin, Entrepreneur, engineer, designer

Taylor Richardson, Astronaut StarBright; advocate, speaker, philanthropist

Meridith Maskara, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Mini Panel
11:05 AM

Changing the Culture of Business 

Kiersten Barnet, Global Head of Gender-Equality Index, Bloomberg

Susan Lee, Chief People Officer, SeatGeek

Rachel Sklar, Co-Founder, Change the Ratio, The

Tony Prophet, Chief Equality Officer, Salesforce

11:45 AM

Intersectional Identities

Halima Aden, Model, UNICEF Ambassador

Rachel Cargle, Writer, Lecturer

Mini Panel
12:30 PM

Lunch Breakout Sessions

1st Floor Breakout: Ellevate's Signature Mentoring Meetup

2nd Floor Breakout: "Is Your Financial House in Order?" led by Silvia Tergas, Financial Professional, Prudential Financial, Inc.

1:45 PM

Welcome Remarks

Kristy Wallace, CEO, Ellevate Network

1:50 PM

POWER of Happiness

Stacey Flowers, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Eternal Optimist

Action Speaker
2:05 AM

Starting A Revolution 

Susan Chira, Editor-in-Chief, The Marshall Project

Bev Gooden, Activist Creator of #WhyIStayed

Emily Ladau,  Editor in Chief, Rooted in Rights; Disability Rights Activist

DeRay McKesson, Civil Rights Activist

2:45 PM

Courage to Lead 

Shareen Luze, Senior Director, Human Resources, RBC Wealth Management – U.S.

Action Speaker
2:55 PM

Finding My Voice 

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor, Obama Foundation and ATTN:

Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Ellevate Network and CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest


Followed by: Networking Break

3:50 PM

Removing the Silence 

Adama Iwu, Vice President State Government & Community Relations, Visa Inc.

Melanie Strong, Former VP / GM Nike Skateboarding

Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra

Mini Panel
4:20 PM

Speaking Truth to Power

Luvvie Ajayi, NY Times best-selling Author, Digital Strategist, Podcast Host

Action Speaker
4:30 PM

Resilience and Mental Strength 

Sian Beilock, President, Barnard College at Columbia University

Janae Marie Kroc, World champion powerlifter

Ericka Kelly, 17th Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Reserve 

Mini Panel
5:00 PM

International Woman of Change Award

Hannah Beachler, Academy Award Winning Production Designer

5:30 PM

Closing Keynote: Sallie Krawcheck 

Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Ellevate Network and CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest

Action Speaker
5:50 PM

Closing Remarks

Kristy Wallace, CEO, Ellevate Network

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