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Ellevate Network’s Inaugural Mobilizing The Power of Women Summit United Changemakers, Calls For Action To Achieve Gender Equality, Setting Stage for 2018
Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some of the most influential people in business to advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was livestreamed with over 18,000 views from around the globe, and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here.
The audience of professional women and gender-equality advocates were called upon to take action towards changing the gender divide in the workplace, politics, boardroom, media and at home. #MobilizeWomen provided a platform to share strategies and a clear action plan for parity. Content of the day included:
Courageous Conversations with Jessica Bennett of Feminist Fight Club and Sallie Krawcheck of Ellevate Network, Ellevest
Gender Equality: Purpose Not Praise with Wade Davis, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Speaker, Educator, Former NFL Player
Death of the Queen Bee: Turning Competition Into Collaboration with Nellie Borrero of Accenture, Jordan Brooks of the United State of Women,
Romy Newman of Fairygodboss, Angelica Perez-Litwin, Ph.D., of Latinas Think Big, and Kristy Wallace of Ellevate Network
Finding the Right People with Emily Wakeling of Catalyst
Innovation: If You Can’t Find It, Make It with Alexandra Friedman of LOLA, Karen Potter of Citi, Gigi Lee Chang of Plum Organics, and Colleen Rye of the Office of the Army Surgeon General
Being Tough with Michelle Waterson of the UFC and Jas Boothe of Final Salute, Inc.
Leading with Your Values with Craig Newmark of craigslist, Craig Newmark Foundation, and Nythia Das of AppNexus
On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership with Alison Levine, Mountain Climber, Explorer, Leadership Consultant and NYT Best-Selling Author of "On The Edge"
The Power of Storytelling with Zainab Salbi of Women for Women International and Claudia Chan of SHE Global Media
Disrupting Diversity: Creative Ways to Approach an Age-Old Problem with Stephanie Lampkin of Blendoor, Caren Ulrich Stacy of Diversity Lab, Michelle King of UN Women, and Candice Morgan of Pinterest
Owning Your Superpower with Erika Ervin of American Horror Story
Information is Power: How Interconnectedness, Media, and Access to Information Create Change with Allie Hoffman of Equality Equation, Tiffany Pham of Mogul, Lauren Leader-Chivee of All In Together, Amy Cross of Gender Fair,
and Kate Gardiner of AVG
Listening to Your Inner Voice with Kelly Cutrone of People’s Revolution and Kristy Wallace of Ellevate Network
The Future of Women at Work with Sallie Krawcheck of Ellevate Network, Ellevest
The #MobilizeWomen Action Guide includes Impact Statements from speakers, unique viewpoints, and key takeaways around ways to achieve gender equality. You can view and download it here.
The influence of the event was massive - #MobilizeWomen was trending on Twitter, the event had over 18,000 livestream views, and was covered in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, The HuffPost, and many other industry blogs.
The event would not have been so successful without the tremendous support of sponsors including AppNexus, WellCare, PayScale, Accenture, Bacardi, WARPAINT the Musical, Gartner, and Lincoln Financial Network.
Based on the success and impact created by Mobilizing the Power of Women in 2017, Ellevate Network is committed to continuing the momentum and the push for action towards gender equality. Mobilizing the Power of Women 2018 is in its planning phases and will take place on June 21st, 2018 at AppNexus in New York City. To sponsor this event, please contact Ellevate Network here. Call for speaker submissions is now open for the 2018 #MobilizeWomen Summit. Submit your proposal here.
To watch the video recaps of the event click here. To read the recaps of each talk, click here. To subscribe to the Ellevate Network newsletter and be notified of the next year’s Summit and local Ellevate Network events, subscribe here.
Ellevate Network is a global network of professional women committed to elevating each other through education, inspiration, and opportunity. Our mission is to close the gender achievement gap in business by providing women with a community to lean on and learn from.