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Forum of Executive Women Presents: Leadership Symposium
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Forum of Executive Women Presents: Leadership Symposium

9/16/2020

When: 09/16/2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Webinar
  
United States

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PLENARY KEYNOTE

9am - 10am

 

Jill Schlesinger

CBS News Analyst and Author of “The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money

PLENARY SESSION

10am - 11am

 

“Leveraging Our Positions to Disrupt Bias and Build More Equitable Pathways to Success
 
Moderator: 
Sheryl Axelrod
President, The Axelrod Firm, PC; Forum member

Panelists:
Eileen Letts
Partner, Zuber Lawler
Past Co-Chair, ABA Commission on Diversity & Inclusion 360; Past ABA Margaret Brent Awardee; Co-author of “Left Out and Left Behind, The Hurdles, Hassles, and Heartaches of Achieving Long-Term Legal Careers for Women of Color”
 
Melissa Pang
Assistant General Counsel, The School District of Philadelphia
Past President, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania; Member, Chancellor’s Diversity Advisory Panel of the Philadelphia Bar Association

 

Learn about bias in the workplace, what your company can gain from minimizing unseen barriers to the advancement of women, including historically underrepresented groups, and how you can actually work to remove those unseen barriers.

 

PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR BREAKOUT SESSIONS

11am – noon

 

Breakout Session #1 
“2020 Vision: Progress and Barriers to a Fully Participatory Democracy
Panelists:
Kathy Boockvar
Secretary of the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania Department of State
 
Sharmain Matlock-Turner
President and CEO, Urban Affairs Coalition; Forum Member 
Sozi Pedro Tulante
Partner, Dechert LLP; Former Philadelphia City Solicitor

 

Learn about how the current environment and other barriers may change the 2020 election and which changes may outlast the 2020 election and imagine what our election system might look like if we redesigned it.

 

Breakout Session #2 
“Reimagining Culture in Times of Accelerating Change
Moderator: 
Lorina Marshall-Blake
President, Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Panelists:

Allison Green

SVP, Chief Diversity Officer, The Lincoln Financial Group; Forum member

 

Phoebe Haddon

Chair, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Kate Shields

Chief Executive Officer, Vault Communications; Forum Member

 

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