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Women + Media Career Summit

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Women + Media Career Summit

  • The New York Stock Exchange 2 Broad Street (corner of Wall Street) New York, NY, 10005 United States (map)

Join us for the Center’s inaugural Women + Media Career Summit, a full-day forum highlighting opportunities in areas of the business where women are traditionally under-represented. Hear top executives, entrepreneurs, producers and directors from CBS, Animal Planet, Discovery, Magnolia Pictures, TBWA, and many others describe their career journeys and secrets to success.  The day’s mix of keynotes, panels and workshops will provide the inspiration and know-how needed to find your dream career. RSVP


AGENDA

9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

10:00  Welcome

10:05  Opening Presentation: Women in the Workplace

Joy Chen, McKinsey & Company

10:35 Panel I - Where the Jobs Are

Nancy Ashbrooke, Vice President, Global Human Resources, VICE
Crystal Johns, Agent, United Talent Agency/Bienstock
Helen Lynch, Director of Talent Acquisition Operations, NBCUniversal
Fran Pomerantz, Founder, The Pomerantz Group LLC
Moderated by Doug Melville, Chief Diversity Officer, TBWA Worldwide

11:15 Kai Falkenberg, First Deputy Commissioner,
         Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment

11:30 Break

11:45 Breakout Session I

Building Brand You: 
Jacqueline Peros, Principal, JMP Branding
Barbara O’Dair, Editor in Chief, Prevention

Be Your Own Boss: 
Raeshem Nijhon, Co-Founder, Fictionless
Nicole Galovski, Creative Producer, Fictionless

Leveraging LinkedIn: 
Geoff Marks, Account Manager, LinkedIn

12:30 Lunch and Keynote

A Conversation with Juju Chang, Co-Anchor, Nightline
Interview by, Marisa Guthrie, Television Editor, Hollywood Reporter

1:45 Panel II - Leadership: The Road to the C-Suite

Terry Press, President, CBS Films
JoAnn Ross, President, Sales, CBS Television Network
Moderated by Reena Ninan, Anchor, CBSN and Correspondent, CBS News

2:30 Breakout Session II

Building Brand You: 
Jacqueline Peros, Principal JMP Branding
Barbara O’Dair, Editor in Chief, Prevention

Be Your Own Boss: 
Raeshem Nijhon, Co-Founder, Fictionless
Nicole Galovski, Creative Producer, Fictionless

Leveraging LinkedIn: 
Geoff Marks, Account Manager, LinkedIn

3:15 Panel III - Follow Your Vision: Creators Conversation

Patrice Andrews, General Manager, Animal Planet
Erin Lee Carr, Writer/Director, HBO’s “Thought Crimes”, “Mommy Dead and Dearest”
Dori Begley, Senior EVP, Magnolia Pictures
Moderated by Julie Harney, Head of Creative & Marketing for Social Platforms, Above Average

4:00 Networking Reception


Registration open to current students only. Student ID is required at check-in.

A government ID is required for entry into the New York Stock Exchange

Attire: Business casual. No sneakers. No jeans.

We have many students eager to attend this forum. If you register and find you are no longer able to attend, please let us know by April 19 so we may give your seat to another attendee.


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