Registration: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Conference: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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AS/COA Sixth Annual Women's Hemispheric Network Conference

Join AS/COA's Women's Hemispheric Network as we celebrate our sixth annual conference in New York City on October 19.

Registration: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Conference: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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AS/COA
680 Park Avenue
New York
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(Image: Roey Yohai Photography)

Overview

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #womenASCOA | @ASCOA

Join the Women’s Hemispheric Network as we celebrate our sixth annual conference in New York City. Conference participants will also have the opportunity to network and join in the conversation during lunch with table leaders. This year’s conference will focus on the importance of building an impactful personal brand and the effects of unconscious bias on the ability for women to succeed in their careers. 

Speakers:

  • Marco Ambrosio, Growth Strategist for North America, SapientRazorfish
  • Susan Clancy, Research Director, INCAE Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership
  • Cristina Díaz, Senator (Nuevo León), Senate of the Republic of Mexico @Cristina_Diaz_S
  • Gina Diez Barroso, President & CEO, Grupo Diarq @ginadiezbarroso 
  • María Fernanda Mejía, President, Kellogg Latin America 
  • Serena Fong, Vice President, Government Affairs, Catalyst
  • Nicolas Grabar, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb 
  • Lyana Latorre, Senior Director of Corporate Social Engagement, Arcos Dorados
  • Monica Macia, Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
  • Gabriela Neri, Founder & Creative Chief Officer, Neri Design Group
  • Jeanne Polles, President, Latin America & Canada Region, Philip Morris International  
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @s_segal

     

Table Leaders:

  • José Antonio Llorente, Founding Partner and Chairman, LLORENTE & CUENCA
  • Susan Clancy, Research Director, INCAE Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership
  • Cecilia de la Macorra, Director, Latin America Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Marian de Paula, Head of Institutional Relations, Braskem America 
  • Herlys Gianelli, Public Policy Director, Latin America, Merck & Co
  • Anna Harris, Vice President, HSBC Securities, Inc. (USA)
  • Gabriela Martinic, Deputy Permanent Representative of Argentina to the UN 
  • Madelka McCalla, Global Stakeholder Relations Director, The AES Corporation 
  • Obiamaka P. Madubuko, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Elana Slobodien, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan 

 

Registration: Free for COA and YPA members; $150 for nonmembers                Space is limited.

Become a YPA member today and receive complimentary registration to this event.
For more information, please contact Beckie Bintrim at bbintrim@as-coa.org or 1-212-277-8342.

Event Information: Cara Caponi | ccaponi@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8368
Table Sponsorship Opportunities: Natalia Novak-Williamson | nwilliamson@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8374
COA Corporate Membership Information: Mila Fontana | mfontana@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8331
Press Inquiries: mediarelations@as-coa.org
Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at jserrano@counciloftheamericas.org before 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17.

Agenda

Agenda

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8:00 to 9:00 a.m.  Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 to 9:10 a.m.  Opening Remarks

  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas 

9:10 to 9:35 a.m.  Keynote Remarks

  • Gina Diez Barroso, President & CEO, Grupo Diarq

9:35 to 10:25 a.m.  Conversation: Building your Confidence, Building your Brand
A discussion on the importance of building an impactful personal brand and how young men and women can create, nurture, and make the most of their brand.

  • Lyana Latorre, Senior Director of Corporate Social Engagement, Arcos Dorados
  • Maria Fernanda Mejia, President, Kellogg Latin America
  • Monica Macia, Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, Americas, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
  • Gabriela Neri, Founder & Creative Chief Officer, Neri Design Group
  • Marco Ambrosio, Growth Strategist for North America, SapientRazorfish (moderator)

10:25 to 11:10 a.m.  Coffee and Networking Break

11:10 to 12:00 p.m.   Conversation: From Unconscious Bias to Conscious Decision-making
Women and men discuss the effects of unconscious bias on the ability for women to succeed in their careers. How can we identify biases in our workplaces? What biases do we hold? How can we make intentional decisions to resist biases?

  • Susan Clancy, Research Director, INCAE Center for Collaborative and Women’s Leadership
  • Cristina Díaz, Senator (Nuevo León), Senate of the Republic of Mexico
  • Nicolas Grabar, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Jeanne Polles, President, Latin America & Canada Region, Philip Morris International
  • Serena Fong, Vice President of Government Affairs, Catalyst (moderator)

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  Lunch Conversation with Table Leaders

Leaders from a variety of sectors will facilitate an informal conversation with conference participants during lunch.

1:00 to 1:10 p.m.  Closing Remarks

  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

1:10 to 2:00 p.m. Networking Dessert Reception

Speakers

Marco Ambrosio
Growth Strategist, SapientRazorfish

Marco Ambrosio is a growth strategist for North America at SapientRazorfish. In this role, he works internally on strategic initiatives for the North America C-Suite and externally as an innovation lead for Fortune 500 clients. Previously, Ambrosio was a social entrepreneur and...

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Susan Clancy
Research Director, INCAE Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership

Susan Clancy is an associate professor at INCAE Business School in organizational behavior and research director of INCAE’s center of women’s leadership. Her current research is on human performance in the workplace, strategic talent management, employment equity, and diversity...

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Cristina Díaz
Senator (Nuevo León), Senate of the Republic of Mexico

Cristina Díaz is a Mexican senator representing the state of Nuevo León. She also serves as the president of the Governing Commission, the first woman to ever hold this post. Among her many leadership responsibilities within her party, Díaz was the secretary general of the...

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Gina Diez Barroso
President and CEO, Grupo Diarq

Gina Diez Barroso is president and CEO of Grupo Diarq. Under her leadership, Grupo Diarq has completed more than 650 residential and hospitality projects to date. In 2004, Diez Barroso founded CENTRO, the first university in Mexico City specialized in creative studies. CENTRO...

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Serena Fong
Vice President, Government Affairs, Catalyst

Serena Fong is the vice president of government affairs at Catalyst, an organization that seeks to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion. In her current role, Fong provides advice and recommendations about the development of Catalyst’s public positions on...

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Nicolas Grabar
Partner, Cleary Gottlieb

Nicolas Grabar is a partner based in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb. His practice focuses on advising sovereigns and large corporates as they address international capital markets. Grabar has extensive experience in international financings in public and private markets...

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Monica Macia
Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

Monica Macia is managing director, head of Loan Syndications Americas - Global Banking at HSBC Securities (United States). She has extensive experience structuring and distributing loans for companies throughout the Americas. Macia started her career at Citibank Mexico in 1992...

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Maria Fernanda Mejia
President, Kellogg Latin America

Maria Fernanda Mejia is senior vice president at the Kellogg Company and president of Kellogg Latin America. Before joining Kellogg in 1989, Mejia held a variety of global marketing and management roles at the Colgate-Palmolive Company, including corporate vice president and...

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Gabriela Neri
Founder & Creative Chief Officer, Neri Design Group

Gabriela Neri graduated from the University of the Arts with a major in graphic design. Thereafter, she worked for many years in Manhattan as a senior designer with Valerie Pettis Associates and as a design consultant with Lehman Brothers, before founding the Neri Design Group...

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Lyana Latorre
Senior Director of Corporate Social Engagement, Arcos Dorados

Lyana Latorre is the head of corporate social engagement at Arcos Dorados, McDonald's' largest franchisee worldwide, spanning from Mexico to the southern hemisphere covering a total of 20 countries and more than 2,100 restaurants. Latorre joined Arcos in 2011 where she...

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Jeanne Pollès
President, Latin America & Canada Region, Philip Morris International

Jeanne Pollès is the president of the Latin America & Canada Region at Philip Morris International (PMI). Prior to her current position, Pollès was senior vice president of corporate affairs, where she was responsible for PMI’s regulatory, fiscal, contributions and communication...

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Susan Segal
President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Susan Segal was elected president and CEO of Americas Society/Council of the Americas in 2003 after having worked in the private sector with Latin America and other emerging markets for over 30 years. A passionate supporter of Latin America, she joined the organizations to...

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