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AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network Conference: Bogotá

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

June 12, 2020


(Roey Yohai Studios)

Join the Women’s Hemispheric Network as we return to Bogotá with a conference focused on supporting professional women. Conference participants will have the opportunity to network and join in the conversation with table leaders. This year’s conference will focus on talent retention strategies and how women can harness the power of ambition to grow professionally.

This event is by-invitation only and will be conducted in Spanish.

For more information:
Table Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderón | | 1-212-277-8358
Individual Membership Information: Lee Evans | | 1-212-277-8384
COA Corporate Membership Information: Mila Fontana | | 1-212-277-8331
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8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 8:35 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

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

8:35 to 9:00 a.m. Keynote Remarks

9:00 to 9:45 a.m.  Panel Conversation: Talent Retention in the Workforce

Women often make the difficult decision to leave their careers as their personal life changes and they assume more responsibility at home. What can employers do to encourage women to stay in the workforce? What role does the Orange Economy have in making work culture more welcoming to women? Panelists will discuss how flexible work schedules, addressing unconscious bias, and the presence of female role models can support professional women at every stage of their personal and professional development to the benefit of both the employee and employer.

9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Coffee and Networking Break

10:15 to 11:00 a.m. Table Leader Session

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

11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Panel Conversation: Harnessing the Power of Ambition

Ambition is often perceived differently in men and women. How can professional women harness the power of ambition to further their career? How do leaders identify their personal ambitions while also supporting team goals? What advice do female leaders have for young professionals looking to grow in confidence and set ambitious goals? 

11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks