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Women and Work: Let’s Talk About Equity, Hosted by A Maven’s World

When: March 26, 12:00 PM - March 27, 3:00 PM
Ages allowed: 18+
Cost: $0.00 - $50
Women and Work: Let’s Talk About Equity, Hosted by A Maven’s World

A Maven’s World announces its virtual lineup and the Maven awardee of its annual Women’s Conference, “Women and Work: Let’s Talk About Equity,” which will be held Friday – March 26, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. and Saturday – March 27, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The two-day, virtual conference features speakers, panel discussions, career rooms, networking spaces, resources, and an exhibitor marketplace.

This year’s women’s conference is virtually moderated by Anna Foster, Founder & CEO of A Maven’s World Lifestyle Brand. The Friday VIP Keynote Speaker is Robi Reed, Emmy Award Winning Casting Director and Vice President, Talent & Casting BET. Join our VIP session and hear from key leaders who are preparing the next generation for a better and equitable tomorrow.

Saturday, March 27, 2021 Keynote Speaker, Michele Meyer-Shipp, Esq, SHRM-SCP, Chief People & Culture Officer Major League Baseball. 2021 Maven Awardee, Gerri Mason Hall, Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging NetApp. Opening remarks will be delivered by Kim Janey, Boston City Council President and Incoming Mayor of Boston.

Morning session I titled, More Action, Less Rhetoric: Equity Under a Microscope: Moderator, Dani Monroe, SVP, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer | Mass General Brigham. Panelists: Sharhea Wade, Head of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) North America | State Street Corporation; Shawna Ferguson, Managing Director/Director of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Wellington Management; Dawn Frazier-Bohnert, EVP & Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer | LibertyMutual Insurance Group.

Morning session II titled, COVID’s True Impact on Women in the Workplace: Moderator, Cheryl Clark, MD, ScD, Assistant Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School; Panelists: Joyya Smith, Vice President of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion Suffolk University; Michelle Robinson, Director Early Talent & Frontline Sodexo; Dale Merril, SVP, Human Resources & Administration, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation & Foxwoods.

Afternoon panel discussion titled, Show Us the Money: Shifting the Paradigm Between WOC Businesses and The Investor Community Panelists are Areen Shahbari, Founder and CEO Shahbari Training and Consultancy &; and Betty Francisco, General Counsel, Compass Working Capital Co-Founder – Latina Circle / Amplify Latinx. Other conference participants: Marsha Guerrier, Founder and CEO Her Suite Spot, and Monica Cost, Chief Pathfinder & President of The Core Value Company.

A Maven’s World provides business and coaching services to entrepreneurs, small businesses, and organizations.

Publicist: Nicole Maxey | MaxeymizePR