2019 Diversity Leadership Forum Agenda

2019 Diversity and Marketing Leadership Forum All Speakers

May 15

Diversity Leadership Forum

Powering Asian Talent

Location: Bloomberg L.P.
731 Lexington Avenue (between 58th and 59th Streets)
New York, NY 10022


8 - 9 a.m.

Summit Day One: Registration and Continental Breakfast

Location: Reception Area (pre-function space), 7th Floor


9 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sophia Khan
Senior Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity, Medtronic

Christopher Michel
Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Americas, Bloomberg L.P.

Josette Sheeran
President & CEO, Asia Society

Location: Auditorium, 7th Floor


9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Key Findings from the 2019 Asian Corporate Survey

Ravi Aurora
Executive Director, Community Relations & Global Public Policy, Mastercard

Location: Auditorium, 7th Floor


9:30 - 10 a.m.

Keynote Address

Leading in Emerging Markets

Laxman Narasimhan
Global Chief Commercial Officer, PepsiCo

Location: Auditorium, 7th Floor


10 - 11 a.m.

Morning Panel 

Human Capital & Harnessing Innovation

Moderator: Shery Ahn, Anchor, Bloomberg L.P.
Leland T. Jourdan, Chief Diversity Officer, Chevron
Angela Koch, Senior Vice President, Marketing Leader; Asian Professional Engagement Network + Leader, Synchrony
Raj Kohli, Vice President, Global Personal Care, Global Home Care & Technology Strategy, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Akash Shah, Senior Executive Vice President & Head of Strategy, BNY Mellon

Location: Auditorium, 7th Floor


11 - 11:15 a.m.

Morning Networking Break

Location: Reception Area (pre-function space), 28th Floor


11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Asia Society's Global Talent Council Meeting

By invitation only. Pre-registration required.

Subha Barry, President, Working Mother Media
Philip Berry, President, Philip Berry Associates, LLC
Erik Hyman, Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships, Asia Society

Location: Dining Room, 7th Floor


11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Leadership Development Sessions

All sessions repeat (morning/afternoon)

Location: 28th and 29th Floors


Session I. Mapping Success to the C-Suite — Getting Board Ready
Facilitator: Dottie Li, CEO, TransPacific Communications
Camille Asaro, Partner, KPMG
Shital Bhatt, Global Head of Prime & Executive Services, Goldman Sachs
CK Zheng, Managing Director & Global Head of Valuation Risk Group, Credit Suisse

Location: MPRA, 28th Floor

 

Session II. Turning Potential Into Reality: How to Build Leadership Skills? — Global Careers With Asia as the Destination
Facilitator: Erica Dhawan, Founder & CEO, Cotential
Kunjan Mehta, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton
Sandra Schubert, Private Wealth Advisor; Vice President Consumer & Investment Management Division, Co-Head Asian Professionals Network, Goldman Sachs

Location: MPRB, 28th Floor

 

Session III. Creating & Adjusting Your Personal Brand As You Navigate Your Company’s Goals — Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Brand / Voice
Facilitator: Lisa Bonner, Head of Global Data & Analytics Communications, Cigna
Shauna Sweeney, Head of Global Industry Marketing & Intelligence, Facebook

Location: Auditorium, 29th Floor


12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch

Reception Area (pre-function space), 28th Floor


1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Leadership Development Sessions

(Repeat of morning sessions)

Location: 28th and 29th Floors


Session I. Mapping Success to the C-Suite — Getting Board Ready
Facilitator: Dottie Li, CEO, TransPacific Communications
Camille Asaro, Partner, KPMG
Shital Bhatt, Global Head of Prime & Executive Services, Goldman Sachs
CK Zheng, Managing Director & Global Head of Valuation Risk Group, Credit Suisse

Location: MPRA, 28th Floor

 

Session II. Turning Potential Into Reality: How to Build Leadership Skills? — Global Careers With Asia as the Destination
Facilitator: Erica Dhawan, Founder & CEO, Cotential
Kunjan Mehta, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton
Sandra Schubert, Private Wealth Advisor; Vice President Consumer & Investment Management Division, Co-Head Asian Professionals Network, Goldman Sachs

Location: MPRB, 28th Floor

 

Session III. Creating & Adjusting Your Personal Brand As You Navigate Your Company’s Goals — Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Brand / Voice
Facilitator: Lisa Bonner, Head of Global Data & Analytics Communications, Cigna
Shauna Sweeney, Head of Global Industry Marketing & Intelligence, Facebook

Location: Auditorium, 29th Floor


2:45 - 3 p.m.

Afternoon Networking Break

Location: Reception Area (pre-function space), 7th Floor


3 - 4 p.m.

Afternoon Panel

Asian American Leadership Driving Corporate & Civic Engagement

Moderator: Lulu C. Wang, CEO, Tupelo Capital Management; Vice Chair, Asia Society
Paurvi Bhatt, President, Medtronic Foundation; Vice President, Philanthropy, Medtronic
Holly Ham, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Deepak Raj, Chairman, Pratham USA

Location: Auditorium, 7th Floor


4 - 4:15 p.m.

Predictions & Closing

Erik Hyman
Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships, Asia Society

Sophia Khan
Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Medtronic

Location: Auditorium, 7th Floor


Events at Asia Society

725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021

4:45 - 6 p.m.

Chief Diversity Officer & Executive Leadership Roundtable

By invitation only

Location: Asia Society Policy Center Conference Room, 6th Floor


Location: Asia Society
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021

5 - 6:45 p.m.

Asia Society's Best Companies for Asian Pacific Americans Awards

Cocktail Reception, Live Music Performance & Open Galleries

The musical trio of Elena Moon Park, Gamin, and Satoshi Takeishi perform original compositions and reimagined folk tunes from East Asia.

Exhibitions on view:
M.F. Husain: Art and the Nation
Reza Aramesh: 12 noon, Monday 5 August, 1963
Masterpieces From the Asia Society Museum Collection

Location: Garden Court Café, 1st Floor, Open Galleries, 2nd & 3rd Floors


Location: Asia Society
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021

7 - 9 p.m.

Asia Society's Best Companies for Asian Pacific Americans Awards

Awards Ceremony & Dinner

Emcee: Tom Nagorski, Executive Vice President, Asia Society
Award Presenters:
Ravi Aurora, Executive Director, SVP, Community Relations & Global Public Policy, Mastercard
Julie Everett, Head, HR, Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
Jeff Lin, Co-Founder, Admerasia
Cherise Myers, Senior Manager, People & Business Transformation, Metropolitan Transit Authority

Location: Penthouse, 8th Floor