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6th Annual AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network Forum in Miami

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

April 3, 2019
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Please join us for our sixth annual AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network (WHN) Forum in Miami. This year's forum will highlight Diversity as a Driver of Growth in the Americas, convening a select group of business and community leaders for a series of conversations on shared challenges and opportunities for inclusion across all sectors. In addition, the WHN Miami forum will convene a stellar lineup, featuring two panels of speakers who will share personal career trajectories and offer perspectives on actively promoting diversity in the workforce.

Interactive table discussions and a networking reception will follow.

Learn about the Women's Hemispheric Network. | Watch videos from last year's forum.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Paula Bellizia, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Operations, Microsoft Latin America
  • José Fornell, Principal, Miami, Boston Consulting Group
  • Mónica Gil, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
  • Andrea Grobocopatel, President & Founder, FLOR Foundation
  • Tish Mendoza, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Business Services, and Chief Human Resources Officer, The AES Corporation
  • Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, Vice Chair, Greenberg Traurig, PA @GTLawWomen
  • Sally Ng, Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, NBCUniversal Networks International
  • Horace O. Porrás, Vice President, Human Resources Latin America, American Tower Corporation
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @s_segal
  • Gustavo Sorgente, Managing Director & General Manager for Latin America, Cisco Systems

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #womenASCOA | @ASCOA

This program is by invitation only. Please contact vvazquez@as-coa.org for more information.
Program Information & Sponsorship Opportunities: Vanessa Vazquez | vvazquez@as-coa.org | 1-305-779-4816
Press Inquiries: MediaRelations@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8384| 1-212-277-8333

 

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Agenda

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8:30 to 9:15 a.m.   Registration and Networking

9:15 to 9:30 a.m.   Opening Remarks

  • Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, Vice Chair, Greenberg Traurig, PA
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

9:30 to 10:00 a.m.   Conversation with Mónica Gil

  • Mónica Gil, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
  • Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, Vice Chair, Greenberg Traurig, PA

10:00 to 10:50 a.m.   Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Gender Parity and Inclusion

  • José Fornell, Principal, Miami, Boston Consulting Group
  • Andrea Grobocopatel, President & Founder, FLOR Foundation
  • Horace O. Porrás, Vice President, Human Resources Latin America, American Tower Corporation
  • Sally Ng, Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, NBCUniversal International Networks, Latin America (moderator)

10:50 to 11:20 a.m.   Coffee and Networking Break

11:20 to 12:10 p.m.   Panel Discussion: Empowering Diverse Leadership

  • Paula Bellizia, Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Operations, Microsoft Latin America
  • Tish Mendoza, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Business Services, and Chief Human Resources Officer, The AES Corporation
  • Gustavo Sorgente, Managing Director and General Manager for Latin America, Cisco Systems
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)

12:10 to 1:10 p.m.   Lunch Conversation with Table Leaders
Leaders from a variety of sectors will facilitate an informal conversation with conference participants during lunch.

1:10 to 1:15 p.m.   Closing Remarks

1:15 to 2:00 p.m.   Networking Dessert Reception