declare summit

Better leaders. Better Workplaces. Better world.

Nov 5th, 2019 | New York City
8.00am - 1.00pm

 
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Building an inclusive workplace and equal future

The call for a more equal and inclusive workplace is loud and clear. Diversity and Inclusion has become a priority for many leaders, but there isn’t a handbook on what to do. Yet.

The Declare Summit brings together diverse leaders across business, media, entertainment and academia to share their expertise and solutions you can use immediately. Together, we will build the playbook on how to lead with an inclusive and equal mindset.

Walk away inspired to empower.

 

Our Speakers

 

Jerry Colonna, Founder - Reboot

Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado, Head of Strategy & Business Development - Williams Sonoma

Linnea Roberts, Founder & CEO - Gingerbread Capital

Lisa Bernstein, Former Global Head of Human Capital Administration - Apollo Global Management LLC

Beth Ferreira, General Partner - FirstMark Capital

Bola Osakwe, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity - KKR

 

Siri Chilazi, Research Fellow - Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Nnamdi Okike,

Co-founder & Managing Partner - 645 Ventures


 

Sonya Sepahban, CEO - OurOffice

Angela Matheny, Head of Diverse Manager Equity - Colonial Consulting

Jemma Wolfe, Head of Launch with GS - Goldman Sachs

Lybra S. Clemons, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion - PayPal

 
 
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Agenda

 
8.00am - Breakfast and networking

9.15am - Leadership & the art of Growing up
Switching your focus from external to internal. How radical self-inquiry will make you a better person and a better leader.

  • Jerry Colonna, Founder - Reboot
  • Moderated by Beth Ferreira, General Partner - FirstMark Capital

  • 10.15AM - Achieving equality through organizational change
    We know diversity yields better results but how do we drive it? A real and practical approach to drive better workplace inclusion

  • Siri Chilazi, Research Fellow - Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Lybra S. Clemons, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion - Paypal

  • 11.00am - Success Stories: Equal Representation
    What works? What doesn’t? Hear from those who have tried and tested action-driven solutions to gender imbalance.

  • Anddria Clark Rogers-Varnado, Head of Business Development - Williams Sonoma
  • Bola Osawake, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity - KKR
  • Sonya Sepahban, CEO - OurOffice
  • Moderated by Lisa Bernstein, Former Global Head of Human Capital - Apollo Global Management

  • 11.45am - The Power of capital
    Hear from leaders who are leveraging the power of capital and deploying it in places to create an equal playing field

  • Linnea Roberts, Founder & CEO - Gingerbread Capital
  • Jemma Wolfe, Head of Launch with GS - Goldman Sachs
  • Angela Matheny, Head of Diverse Manager Equity - Colonial Consulting
  • Moderated by Nnamdi Okike, Co-founder & Managing Partner - 645 Ventures

  • 12.30pm - Closing remarks
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    LOCATION

    Manhattan manor

    201 West 52nd Street
    New York, NY 10019

     
     
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    Attendees


    Marion Jones, AckmanZiff
    Lisa Sholkin, ALICE
    Natalie Garner, American Express
    Pavithra Mahesh, Apax Partners
    Emily Anne Self, Apax Partners
    Nicole Hantman, Apax Partners
    Maya Pochiraju, Blackstone
    Jessica Mordo, Blackstone
    Erin Carroll, BraddockMatthews, LLC
    Sofia Lyons, Bridgewater
    Sarah Rutter , Bridgewater
    Lauren Cipicchio, Bridgewater
    Erica Frontiero, Carlyle
    Michelle Tseng, Centerview Partners
    Susannah Coltman, Centerview Partners
    Amy Margolis, CI Capital Partners
    Ariana Klener, Clarion Capital
    Mackenzie Laudel, Clarion Capital
    Dessy Levinson, Crate
    Beverly Westle, EIP Ventures
    Ellen Hathaway, Envision Search
    Eva Lauerbach, Equality Group Global Ltd
    Arielle Gross, Facebook
    Kelsey Banos, FRB
    Carolina Küng, Frontline Ventures
    Oliva Kim, GBC
    Katie Gardner, Gunderson
    Amanda Keleher, Index Exchange
    Nikki Parker, Insight Partners
    Molly Cavanaugh, Justworks
    Michelle Festa, Justworks
    Melissa Siegel, KKR
    Meredith Elkins, McKool Smith
    Susan Kaupie, Merrill
    Mia Burgess, Morgan Stanley
    Allison Lucchese, Morgan Stanley
    Analia Alonso, Morgan Stanley
    Tricia Last, New Mountain Capital
    Trish Molyneux, New Mountain Capital
    Katie Whittington, SAP
    molly breene, SAP
    Allison Glasband, Schireson
    LAUREN PARTOVI, STERLING PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
    Justine Mannering , Stifel
    Nicole Carrea, StreetWise Partners
    Becky Yang, The Fund / Summit / Lin Lane
    Amy Nelson, The Riveter
    Hannah Johnson, ThomaBravo
    Josh Miller, Thrive Capital
    Krista Johnson, Thrive Capital
    Katie Josephson, Thrive Capital
    Zoe Zabor, Tishman Speyer
    Erica Hess, WeWork
    Anne Barrett, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Danielle Scalzo, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Laura Acker, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Sarah Wong, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Priyanka Somrah, Workbench
    Faye Landes,
    Shivani Berry,
    Randye C Kwait,
    Stacy Brown,
    Jennifer Lee,
    Michele Champion,
    Wendi Carver,
    Dawn Effron,
    Brooke Effron,
    Andrea Lowenthal,
    Margaret Barrientos,
    Vivian Alice Jee,
    Wilma Nacion,
    Deb Stroff,
    Meaghan Casey,
    Wendy Fraulo,
    Bonnie Arrante,
    Lisa Skeete Tatum,
    Belinda Smith,
    Rulonna Neilson,
    Wendy Heilbut,
    Ita Ekpoudom,
    Jacqueline Briggs,
    Manon DeFelice,
    Jen Dragone,
    Caitlin Ludlow,
    Melissa Brandow,
    Linda Paul,
    Betsy Feigin Befus,
    Sandra Grinker,
    Jodi Love ,
    Sara Orr,
    Tamara Sachs,
    Natalie Razdolsky,
    Meredith Sisk-Flynn,
    Olga Yermolenko,
    Veronica Dagostino,
    Erin Molloy,
    Virginie Raphael,
    Regina Glocker,
    Tony Vlahos,
    Emmy Sobieski,