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Forbes International Women’s Day Celebration: The Path To Progress

March 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:20 pm


What can be learned from leaders on the frontlines of progress around how each of us can activate our own potential and champion critical issues to build a more equitable tomorrow?  In honor of International Women’s Day, Forbes will convene leading voices with the mission to accelerate progress and spotlight the trailblazing accomplishments of women. Building bridges across industries and generations, the gathering will spotlight a powerful community of history-making women to unlock new thinking, share critical insight and activate solutions.


11:00 am- Welcome Remarks

Jessica Sibley, Chief Operating Officer, Forbes

11:05 am- Opening Keynote Conversation

Candace Parker, 2021 WNBA National Champion, Producer & Entrepreneur
Interviewer: Moira Forbes, President & Publisher, ForbesWomen and EVP, Forbes

11:25 am- Equity At Work

As the need to close the leadership gap continues in new and pressing ways, what can be learned from female leaders who are harnessing their power to drive progress and close systemic gaps?
Hannah Elsakr, Vice President, Corporate Development and M&A Integration, Adobe
Deena Shakir, Partner, Lux Capital
Moderator: Maggie McGrath, Senior Editor, ForbesWomen

11:50 am- Changemaker Spotlight

Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, Author, Humanitarian, Adventurer and Entrepreneur

11:55 am- Closing Keynote Conversation

Arlan Hamilton, Founder & Managing Director, Backstage Capital
Interviewer: To Be Announced

12:15 pm – Closing Remarks


March 10, 2022
11:00 am - 12:20 pm
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