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QUICK LINKS: CEO EXCELLENCE | TRAILBLAZER | SESSIONS: DAY ONESESSIONS: DAY TWO | SPONSORS 

Women Business Collaborative (WBC) Action for Impact (A4I) Annual Summit will take place virtually September 21-22, 2022. Join us for two days of high-level panels and speakers discussing how best to create equal position, pay, and power for all businesswomen.

The A4I Annual Summit also gives WBC an opportunity to also recognize dynamic leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of gender equity and diversity within their companies and their communities. Join us as we present the 2022 CEO Excellence in Gender Equity and Diversity Awards and the 2022 WBC Trailblazer in Gender Equity and Diversity Awards.

This year’s virtual summit will feature a fully interactive platform allowing attendees to connect with each other as well as share their thoughts and ideas in real time. Register today to join us in sharing the collaborative spirit of the WBC this September!
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Julie Sweet
Chair & CEO
Accenture

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Mike Kaufmann
Chief Executive Officer
Cardinal Health

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Arvind Krishna
Chairman & CEO
IBM

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Patrick (Pat) Gelsinger
Chief Executive Officer
Intel Corporation

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Nicolas Hieronimus
Chief Executive Officer
L’Oréal Group

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Kathy Warden
Chair, CEO & President
Northrop Grumman Corporation

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Ramon Laguarta
Chairman & CEO
PepsiCo

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Hans Vestberg
Chairman & CEO
Verizon

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Roselind “Roz” Brewer
Chief Executive Officer Walgreens Boots Alliance

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Kristin C Peck
Chief Executive Officer
Zoetis

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Sharon Bowen
Chair, NYSE

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Geena Davis Academy Award Winning Actor,
Founder and Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

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Margo Georgiadis
CEO-Partner  
Flagship Pioneering

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Sheila C. Johnson
Founder and CEO
Salamander Hotels and Resorts

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Shelly Kapoor Collins
Partner, Sway Ventures and Founding Partner, Shatter Fund

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Judy Woodruff
Anchor and Managing Editor
The PBS NewsHour

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2:00P - 2:10P OPENING WELCOME DRIVING GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY – ACTION TO IMPACT
  • Edie Fraser – Chief Executive Officer, WBC
  • Gwen Young – Chief Operating Officer, WBC
2:10P - 2:25P TRAILBLAZER IN GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD PRESENTATION
  • Judy Woodruff Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour
2:25P - 2:30P IMPACT TALK - CORPORATE ACTION FOR IMPACT
2:35P - 3:35P A CONVERSATION WITH CEO EXCELLENCE IN GENDER EQUITY & DIVERSITY HONOREES
3:35P - 3:50P TRAILBLAZER IN GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD PRESENTATION
  • Shelly Kapoor Collins, Partner, Sway Ventures and Founding Partner, Shatter Fund
3:50P - 3:55P IMPACT TALK – TECH LEADERSHIP
3:55P - 4:35P CORPORATE TECH EXECUTIVES LEADING THE WAY
4:35P - 4:50P TRAILBLAZER IN GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD PRESENTATION
  • Margo Georgiadis, CEO-Partner, Flagship Pioneering
4:50P - 4:55P IMPACT TALK - ALLYSHIP
4:55P - 5:35P ALLYSHIP FOR ALL – NEW FRONTIERS
5:30P - 6:30P WOMEN LEADING WINE HAPPY HOUR Hosted by Teneral Cellars
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11:00A - 11:05A WELCOME - CHANGE IS COMING NOW
  • Edie Fraser – Chief Executive Officer, WBC
  • Gwen Young – Chief Operating Officer, WBC
11:05A - 11:10A WOMEN CEOS AND POWER
11:10A - 12:00P Changing the Face of the Business Landscape – Women CEOs
12:00P - 12:05P IMPACT TALK - CORPORATE ACTION FOR IMPACT
12:05P - 12:20P TRAILBLAZER IN GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD PRESENTATION
  • Geena Davis, Academy Award Winning Actor, Founder & Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
12:20P - 12:25P IMPACT TALK – PURPOSE DRIVEN IMPACT
12:25P - 1:10P COMPANIES OF PURPOSE
1:10P - 1:25P TRAILBLAZER IN GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD PRESENTATION
  • Sheila C. Johnson, Founder and CEO, Salamander Hotels and Resorts
1:25P - 1:30P IMPACT TALK - CORPORATE ACTION FOR IMPACT
1:30P - 2:30P A CONVERSATION WITH CEO EXCELLENCE IN GENDER EQUITY & DIVERSITY HONOREES
2:30P - 2:35P IMPACT TALK – DEI INNOVATIONS
2:35P - 3:20P NEXT FRONTIERS IN DEI IMPACT & INNOVATION
3:20P - 4:00P BREAKOUT SESSIONS ON IMPACT PANEL 1 PATHWAYS TO THE NEW C-SUITE PANEL 2 TECH PATHWAYS: FROM RECRUITMENT TO RETENTION PANEL 3 INNOVATIONS AND IMPACT IN GENDER PARITY
4:00P - 4:40P BREAKOUT SESSION ON IMPACT PANEL 1 PIPELINE TO LEADERSHIP AND IMPACT PANEL 2 ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INNOVATION AND CAPITAL PANEL 3 WOMEN LEADING BOARDS I
4:40P - 4:55P TRAILBLAZER IN GENDER EQUITY AND DIVERSITY AWARD PRESENTATION
  • Sharon Bowen, Chair, New York Stock Exchange
4:55P - 5:00P IMPACT TALK – Corporate Purpose and Impact
5:00P - 5:45P DRIVING CORPORATE ACTION FOR IMPACT
5:45P - 6:00P CONCLUDING THOUGHTS: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
6:00P - 6:30P CLOSING NETWORKING RECEPTION

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