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Forbes International Women’s Day Celebration: The Path To Progress
March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:20 pmFree
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