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“The Forum helped me organize my thoughts and feelings about issues facing women into an action plan to take back to my company.”

Gretchen McCarthy
Target Corporation
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NEW Talks: Bold Solutions for You and Your Organization

Four rapid-fire discussions that will alter your perspective, help you transform and get you fired up for change.

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

The Female Leadership Crisis

Women are being hired and promoted at similar rates as men in retail and consumer goods — but are exiting at an astonishingly faster clip. Learn why and what companies must do to retain their female leaders.

President and CEO
Network of Executive Women
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Social Proof and the Culture of Bias

Learn why we need more women leaders urgently to fix our broken workplaces.

Senior Reporter
Huffington Post
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

What It’s Like to Be the Only One

Frances Cudjoe Waters shares what it’s like to be the only one like you in the room — and why she’s stopped pretending it’s okay.

Founder and CEO, FCW Consulting
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Fast Facts on Equal Pay

What’s the real story on equal pay? Get a data-driven briefing on equal pay and hear what we can do to close the gap.

Founding Director
Center for Gender, Equity and Leadership