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Presented by Artemis Connection

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Microsoft HQ

Redmond, WA

May 30th, 2018

8am-5pm

 
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Join leaders from THE LOCAL SEATTLE COMMUNITY AND ACROSS THE U.S. for an in-depth and unforgettable day dedicated to discussing inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in American workplaces.

In 2016 and 17, Artemis Connection launched two major Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives: Project Ascendance™, a research project on the racial and gender divide in American workplaces, and ASCEND, a program designed to build new paths to leadership inside of the world’s most influential companies.

On May 30th, we’re bringing together leaders in technology, venture capital, entertainment, private equity, tech, media, healthcare, and education and more to share our research and findings from these two powerful projects. Our goal is for each attendee to walk away informed, empowered, and inspired to take action on workplace inclusion and equity. Please join us on the Microsoft campus for a day of powerful keynotes, panels, workshops, and fireside chats all focused on the future of work and leadership.

 
 
 
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To register yourself or a team TO ATTEND

 
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Patty Murray, SVP of Human Resources, Intel

Patricia Murray recently retired from Intel Corporation.  She was a Senior Vice President and the Director of Leadership Strategy at the time of her retirement.  In this position, she was responsible for working with the CEO to design and execute strategies to develop the capabilities of Intel’s senior leadership team to advance Intel’s business strategy.    Previously, Murray spent 16 years as the Director of Human Resources at Intel, where she was responsible for creating a vibrant culture, and hiring, developing and engaging the relevant people to further Intel's vision.

Murray first joined Intel more than 20 years ago as an attorney in Human Resources. She became manager of the Human Resources' legal staff in 1992, a position she held until her promotion to Vice President and Director of Human Resources in 1996. She was named Corporate Vice President in 1997. She worked closely with three of Intel's five CEOs and was the first woman at Intel to be named to the position of Senior Vice President.  

Under Murray's management, Intel has received a number of recognitions for its workplace of choice efforts, including being named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune’s Top Companies for Leaders, Working Mother Magazine's Best Companies for Working Mothers (a 9-time honor) and Hewitt's Top Companies for Leaders. Her organization created highly successful leadership development programs and Murray founded iNEW, Intel's Network of Executive Women, which fosters women for leadership positions at Intel.  She speaks regularly on topics of talent, leadership and diversity.

Prior to joining Intel, Murray was an attorney with the law firm of Morrison and Foerster in Palo Alto, Calif., where she specialized in employment litigation and counseling. Prior to her legal career, Murray was an intensive care unit nurse and nursing administrator at the University of Michigan Hospitals.

A native of Detroit, Murray received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Saint Louis University, and a Juris Doctor at the University of Michigan. She is married, the mother of two children and active in numerous charitable endeavors, including a focus on education and the advancement of women and underserved students.

Patty Murray, SVP of Human Resources, Intel

Christy Johnson, CEO, Artemis Connection

Christy Johnson, CEO, Artemis Connection

Dr. Cheryl Ingram, , CEO & Founder, Inclusology

Cheryl Ingram, PhD is the CEO and Founder of Diverse City LLC and Inclusology. Both companies specialize in DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion).  For 17 years she has been working with such clients as Netflix, University of Washington, Uber, Ada Developers Academy, and the Greater Seattle Business Association etc.  Her new company, Inclusology, is building the world's largest DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) solutions-based enterprise software that provides an inclusive approach to help companies improve and building inclusive work spaces that will improve employee retention and engagement, hiring, and productivity.

Dr. Cheryl Ingram, CEO & Founder, Inclusology

Rosalind Wiseman, Educator & Author of Queen Bees & Wannabees

Rosalind Wiseman has had only one job since graduating from college—to help communities shift the way we think about children and teens’ emotional and physical wellbeing. As a teacher, thought leader, author, and media spokesperson on bullying, ethical leadership, the use of social media, and media literacy, she is in constant dialogue and collaboration with educators, parents, children, and teens. Rosalind is the founder of Cultures of Dignity and  is the author of the flexible, dynamic curriculum Owning Up: Empowering Adolescents to Confront Social Cruelty, Bullying, and Injustice. She is also the author of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World—the groundbreaking, best-selling book that was the basis for the movie Mean Girls.

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Rosalind Wiseman is a teacher, thought leader and bestselling author of "Queen Bees & Wannabees," the book that inspired the hit movie "Mean Girls," "Masterminds & Wingmen", as well as "Owning Up: Empowering Adolescents to Confront Social Cruelty, Bullying, and Injustice," a new curriculum for middle and high school students. She is the founder of Cultures of Dignity and lives in Colorado with her husband and two children. Follow her on Twitter at @cultureodignity.

Rosalind Wiseman, Educator & Author of Queen Bees & Wannabees

Steve Bucherati, Retired VP of Diversity & Inclusion, Coca Cola

Steve brings more than 30 years of leadership experience to his current role as President of The Bucherati Group, LLC, including more than a decade as the Global Chief Diversity Officer for The Coca-Cola Company, working across more than 200 countries. Steve possesses deep knowledge, strategic capability and practical application for all aspects of diversity and inclusion, and his leadership in this space stretched across workplace, marketplace and community-based initiatives.  Importantly, during this time, Coca-Cola’s diversity programs were critical components of the company’s broader marketing agenda and were directly responsible for driving sustainable growth for its global brands and market penetration.

During Steve’s tenure, Coca-Cola’s diversity, inclusion and workplace fairness programs were recognized by external organizations as best-in-class, winning numerous external awards and recognition, including the prestigious Catalyst Award in 2013 for its Global Women’s Initiative, which Coca-Cola implemented across all 200+ countries in which it operates.  

Steve Bucherati, Retired VP of Diversity & Inclusion, Coca Cola

Jeanne Mau, Vice President, Diversity, CBS

(Vice President, Entertainment Diversity, CBS Entertainment)

Jeanne Mau currently serves as Vice President, CBS Entertainment Diversity. In this position, she oversees the CBS Diversity Writer's Initiative and Director's Initiative, part of the Network's on-going Diversity Institute. The initiatives are designed to provide participants with access to key network decision makers in front of and behind the camera. As a committed advocate for new writers and directors she plays an integral part in helping to launch careers. In addition, she oversees countless workshops and shadowing mentorships throughout the year

Prior to joining Diversity, Jeanne was Vice President, Current Programs, CBS Entertainment from 2009 through 2015. While there, she oversaw the creative direction of the CBS series NCIS, TWO AND A HALF MEN and CRIMINAL MINDS. Working closely with acclaimed showrunners, she was responsible for maintaining the network’s vision and needs on a day to day basis with these shows. Her responsibilities   included approving story areas, treatments, scripts, casting and rough cuts. She was also involved with the ongoing marketing and promotions campaigns for each series.

From 2007-2009, Mau was Director, Current Programs, working on the comedies "Yes, Dear," "Still Standing" and "The King of Queens" as well as dramas "Cold Case," "Close to Home" and "Judging Amy."

Mau began her career in the motion picture marketing department at Paramount Pictures. She is a graduate of The University of San Diego with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and Business Administration.

Jeanne Mau, Vice President, Diversity, CBS

Lionel Lee, Head of Diversity & Engagement, Zillow Group

Lionel Lee, Head of Diversity & Engagement, Zillow Group

Deena Pierott, Equity Advisor to City of Seattle & Founder, iUrban Teen

Deena Pierott, Equity Advisor to City of Seattle & Founder, iUrban Teen

Charlie Kuhn, Co-Founder & CEO, Cultures of Dignity – 

Charlie Kuhn is the Co-Founder & CEO of Cultures of Dignity. He is a social educator, facilitator,
and education consultant. After leaving the financial sector, Charlie began his work with young
people by editing Masterminds & Wingmen, a groundbreaking NYT best-selling book on boys’
social lives for adults, and The Guide, a book specifically written to high school-aged boys.
He has presented at local and national venues including the Association for Middle Level
Educators Annual Conference, Game Developers Conference, American School Counselors
Association Annual Conference, The Library of Congress, and appeared on NPR Talk of the
Nation. In addition to his work at CoD, he also served as an advisor to the Boys School of
Denver and currently sits on the board of Attention Homes, a homeless shelter for teens and
young adults that serves Boulder County, Colorado. He is a member of the Global Shapers
Initiative of the World Economic Forum; a network developed and led by young people
between the ages of 20 and 33 dedicated to creating an impact in communities.

Charlie Kuhn, Co-Founder & CEO, Cultures of Dignity

Amanda Townsend, HR Professional & Founder, Unlimited Coaching

Amanda Townsend, HR Professional & Founder, Unlimited Coaching

Susan Blackwell, Summit Moderator, Performer, Writer, & Teacher

Susan Blackwell is on a mission to free people’s self-expression. As a performer, writer, speaker and educator, she champions this cause around the world—on Broadway, off-Broadway, in classrooms and writing, and on TV, film, sound recordings and the Internet. Most notably, she created and played a character based on herself in the original Broadway musical [title of show], and the off-Broadway musical NOW. HERE. THIS. (original cast recordings available on Sh-K-Boom records). She created and hosts the freewheeling chat show Side by Side by Susan Blackwell on Broadway.com, now in its 8th year. As an actor, she has appeared at the Vineyard Theatre, NYMF, Ars Nova, The Roundabout, The New Group, and The Atlantic Theatre. TV: ‘Master of None’, ‘Netflix Presents The Characters’, ‘The Blacklist’, ‘Succession’, ‘Younger’, ‘Odd Mom Out’, ‘The Night Of’, ‘Unforgettable’, ‘SMASH’, ‘Person of Interest’, ‘Onion News Network’, 'The Good Wife', 'The Sopranos', 'Law & Order’, and the ABC pilot ‘Dangerous Liaisons’. Films: Auggie, Alice, The Post, The Comedian, Margin Call, P.S.: I Love You, and Birdman. In addition to her creative accomplishments, she worked in corporate and management for 20 years. As the founder of Susan Blackwell & Co, she partners with teaching artists and thought leaders to apply creative and performance technique to real world challenges. Susan has created and led transformational development experiences for thousands of participants at Fortune 100 companies, world-class arts organizations, universities and other institutions. www.susanblackwell.com

Susan Blackwell, Summit Moderator, Performer, Writer, & Teacher

Racquel Russell, VP of Government Relations, Zillow Group

Racquel Russell joined Zillow Group in January 2015 to create and lead the company’s government relations, social impact and community engagement functions. In her current capacity as vice president, Racquel oversees Zillow Group’s community and civic engagement, housing and economic policy thought leadership as well as external partnerships and collaborations with government and nonprofit organizations at the local, regional and national level. Previously, Racquel led the White House Office of Urban Affairs and Economic Mobility, serving as a senior advisor to President Obama on various issues including neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, economic opportunity, nutrition policy and women’s health. Prior to joining the White House in September 2010, Racquel held leadership positions for U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Bob Graham as well as for the National Governors Association. Racquel received her Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Miami.

Racquel Russell, VP of Government Relations, Zillow Group

William Cyrus Garrett, Partner, Common Thread Strategies

William Cyrus Garrett, Partner, Common Thread Strategies

Lauren McGoodwin, Founder & CEO, Career Contessa

Lauren McGoodwin, Founder & CEO, Career Contessa

Amy Nelson, Co-Founder & CEO, The Riveter

Amy Nelson, Co-Founder & CEO, The Riveter

Jackie Hanselmann Sergi, Founder, Radical Spark Coaching

Jackie Hanselmann Sergi, Founder, Radical Spark Coaching

Anna Auerbach, Co-CEO and Founder, Werk

Anna Auerbach, Co-CEO and Founder, Werk

Betty Jin, Investor, Spectrum 28

Betty Jin, Investor, Spectrum 28

Michael Megalli, Founder & CEO, indie.biz

Michael Megalli, Founder & CEO, indie.biz

Jessica Eggert, Head of Innovation & Culture, The Riveter

Jessica Eggert, Head of Innovation & Culture, The Riveter

Anna Huerta, Lead Game Designer, Zynga

Anna Huerta, Lead Game Designer, Zynga

Dr. Jon Shafran, Artemis Connection

Dr. Jon Shafran, Artemis Connection

Haley Hoffman Smith, Author, Innovator, Entrepreneur

Haley Hoffman Smith, Author, Innovator, Entrepreneur

Vanessa Pegueros, VP & CISO, Docusign

Vanessa Pegueros, VP & CISO, Docusign

Reetu Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, CirkledIn

Reetu Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, CirkledIn

Melissa Maher, SVP, Expedia Group

Melissa Maher, SVP, Expedia Group

Jesse Moore, Founder, Common Thread Strategies

Jesse Moore, Founder, Common Thread Strategies

Laura Youngkin, Creator, The Brave Millennial

LAURA YOUNGKIN, CREATOR, THE BRAVE MILLENNIAL

Michelle Maggs, EVP, Weber Shandwick

Michelle Maggs, EVP, Weber Shandwick

Cate Goethals, Director, Women in Leadership Programs, UW Foster School

Cate Goethals has inspired hundreds of women to locate and unleash their personal
leadership potential – to become more deeply and powerfully themselves rather than imitate management styles and values that feel inauthentic. Passionate about
the potential for excellent women to make their organizations and the world a
better place and a certified leadership coach, Cate specializes in working with
executives, board directors and those wishing to attain the next level of leadership.
Director of the influential UW Foster Women Board Director Program and a
longtime UW leadership development professor, Cate has come to believe that more
diverse candidates can be elevated to board and leadership roles if men and women
more fully understand how sponsorship works – how they can obtain it…and how
they can bestow it on others.

Cate Goethals, Director, Women in Leadership Programs, UW Foster School

Sarah Davis, Senior Initiative Manager, Expedia Inc.

Sarah Davis, Senior Initiative Manager, Expedia Inc.

 

Lydia Frank, VP, Content Strategy, PayScale

Lydia Frank, VP, Content Strategy, PayScale

  Elizabeth Weingarten, Director, Global Gender Parity Initiative, New America Foundation

Elizabeth Weingarten, Director, Global Gender Parity Initiative, New America Foundation

Elizabeth Weingarten, Director, Global Gender Parity Initiative, New America Foundation


 
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PANELS, TOPICS, & KEYNOTES

highlights


the intel storY: 

How INtel changed their culture and saved their business

REal strategies for real world challenges: 

a deeper look into coca cola's mission to bounce back

 

REal strategies for real world challenges: 

a deeper look into coca cola's mission to bounce back

Women and the hidden color barrier:

uncovering the unspoken between white women and women of color at work

 

Women and the hidden color barrier:

uncovering the unspoken between white women and women of color at work

Policy & Equity: 

Reps from Senator Patty Murray and Governor Inslee's Offices on legislative impact

 

Male Allyship at Work: 

What allyship means in 2018

Inclusion & Entertainment:

HOw hollywood impacts all of us

 

The future of work:

creating cultures that serve everyone 

OWning up in the workplace:

how to curb incivility once and for all

 

And so much more!

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Artemis Connection is a strategy consulting firm led by Founder and CEO, Christy Johnson. With experts and collaborators around the world, Artemis delivers custom data-driven strategy on a global scale. Head quartered in Seattle, WA, Artemis is passionate about contributing to the thriving business community in the Pacific Northwest. Artemis is committed to giving back through their 4.5% promise – they donate 4.5% of their time and resources to pro bono projects, philanthropic efforts, volunteer work, and community initiatives.

 
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