declare summit

Better leaders. better world.


Nov 5th, 2019 | New York City

8.00am - 12.30pm

 
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Building the PLAYBOOK for an inclusive workplace and equal world For all.

Now more than ever, the world is championing for a more equal and inclusive workplace. This summit calls on diverse leaders across business, media, entertainment and academia to identify what is working now and how you can implement it today to lead better and create a new future.

Walk away inspired.

 

OUR SPEAKERS

 
 

Jerry Colonna, Founder – Reboot

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

Bola Osakwe, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity – KKR

Beth Ferreira, General Partner – FirstMark Capital

 

Linnea Roberts, Founder & CEO - Gingerbread Capital

Kathy Lynn Taylor, Head of Public Policy & Market Innovation – Kentanna, LLC

Sonya Sepahban, CEO - OurOffice

Siri Chilazi, Research Fellow - Harvard Kennedy School of Government

 
 
 
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Agenda

 

8.00am Breakfast

Opening remarks

Beth Haggerty, CEO - Declare


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


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 Administration - Apollo Global Management LLC.


11.45am Closing the funding gap

Linnea Roberts, Founder & CEO - Gingerbread Capital


12.30pm Closing remarks

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