4th Annual Initiative for Women Symposium Agenda

Speaker Bios ▿

Registration ▿

Thursday, April 20

(See below for Thursday event locations)

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Argent Pop-Up Shop

Browse the latest collection of women’s workwear from the start-up retailer Argent and meet cofounders Sali Christeson and Eleanor Turner
Conway Foyer, Tuck School of Business

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tuck Tails Social Event

Open to Tuck students, faculty, staff, and alumni only
Stell Hall, Tuck School of Business

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Keynote

Leah Daughtry D'84, CEO, 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee
Opening remarks by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter
Hanover Inn

Friday, April 21

(All Friday events will be held at the Tuck campus)

8:45 am – 9:15 am

Registration & Breakfast

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Opening Remarks

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Session 1: The Male Perspective

  • John Osborn D'88, President & CEO, BBDO New York
  • Moderator: Curt Welling T'77, Senior Fellow, Center for Business, Government & Society, Tuck

10:30 am – 10:40 am

Coffee Break

10:40 am – 11:40 am

Session 2: Startup Success – Women in Entrepreneurship

  • Sali Christeson, Co-Founder & CEO, Argent
  • Lisa Lemire T'94, Managing Member, Kamini Bay Asset Management
  • Katrina Veerman T'01, Founder & CEO, PK Coffee
  • Moderator: Daniella Reichstetter T'07, Executive Director, Center for Private Equity & Entrepreneurship, Tuck

11:40 am – 11:55 am

Break

11:55 am – 12:55 pm

Keynote

Patricia Bellinger, Adjunct Lecturer & Senior Fellow, Center For Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Former Group VP of Global Diversity & Inclusion, BP

 

12:55 pm – 1:05 pm

Break

1:05 pm – 2:05 pm

Session 3: Road to the Top – Women in Corporate Leadership

  • Carley Graham Garcia, Head of External Affairs – NYC, Google
  • Sue Allon T'89, Founder & Former CEO, Allonhill
  • Helen Kurtz T'97, Former VP – Yoplait, General Mills
  • Christine Spadafor, Founder & CEO, SpadaforClay Group
  • Moderator: Sydney Finkelstein, Steven Roth Professor of Management, Tuck

2:05 pm – 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Keynote

Pamela Kimmet, Chief Human Resources Officer, Cardinal Health; Former Chief Human Resources Officer, Coca-Cola European Partners

3:15 pm – 3:25 pm

Break

3:25 pm – 4:15 pm

Session 4: Tuck Talks – Road Less Travelled

  • Merritt Patridge T’13, Executive Director, Center for Business, Government & Society, Tuck
  • Courtney Miller T'17
  • Vedrana Greatorex T'18
  • Alen Amini T'18

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Closing Remarks