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Women + Media Career Summit

  • The New York Stock Exchange 11 Wall Street (check in at: 2 Broad Street, at the white security tent) New York, NY, 10005 United States (map)
 Kathleen Finch, Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer, Discovery 

Kathleen Finch, Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer, Discovery 

Join us for the Center’s Second Annual 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 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. Sponsored by CBS, Hearst, Discovery, McKinsey, and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. RSVP

*Please note: Dress code is business attire. Sneakers and jeans are not permitted.
Check in specifically at: 2 Broad Street at the white security tent


AGENDA

8:00 AM  REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:45 AM  WELCOME REMARKS

8:50 AM  WELCOME KEYNOTE

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Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer, Hearst Magazines

 

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Interviewed by: Shruti Ganguly, Filmmaker, Founder, honto88

 

10:00 AM  WELCOME REMARKS FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

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Julie Menin, NYC  Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment

 

Panel I — A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE TO ENTERING THE MEDIA WORKPLACE

A candid conversation with leaders from all corners of the media space will share their unique journey starting in entry-level positions all the way to the top.

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Daphne Kwon, COO, betaworks

 

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Nomi Ernst Leidner, SVP, Development, VICELAND

 

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Vanessa Pappas, Global Head, Creative Insights, YouTube

 

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Maggie Pisacane, Partner, William Morris Endeavor

 

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Moderator: Barbara O'Dair, Editor in Chief, Prevention

 

11:15 AM  BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION

12:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION I — choose one out of three options:

Perfect Your Personal Pitch This workshop leverages improv-based education to teach students how to be comfortable giving an elevator pitch about yourself and your career goals.

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Jennifer Brown, Founder, The Engaging Educator

 

How to Build and Nurture Your Network: Your network will be your biggest asset throughout your working life. Learn how to build and grow it throughout the highs and lows of your career.

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Vanessa Liu, Head of Foundry NY, SAPiO; COO, Trigger Media

 

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Raeshem Nijhon, Co-founder/Executive Producer, Fictionless

 

8 Tips to Own Your Career Journey: Certified master personal brand strategist Jacqueline Peros, will cover these key touch-points as you enter the workforce: Facing Your Fear; Preparation; Know Your Worth; Dress the Part; Be Relevant & Engaged; Do Sweat the Small Stuff; Beware of Body Language Signals You're Giving Off; Be Authentic Online

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Jacqueline Peros, Founder, JMP Branding



1:00 PM  BOXED LUNCH AND NETWORKING

2:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION II  choose one out of three options:

Perfect Your Personal Pitch: This workshop leverages improv-based education to teach students how to be comfortable giving an elevator pitch about yourself and your career goals.

How to Build and Nurture Your Network: Your network will be your biggest asset throughout your working life. Learn how to build and grow it throughout the highs and lows of your career.

8 Tips to Own Your Career Journey: Certified master personal brand strategist Jacqueline Peros, will cover these key touch-points as you enter the workforce: Facing Your Fear; Preparation; Know Your Worth; Dress the Part; Be Relevant & Engaged; Do Sweat the Small Stuff; Beware of Body Language Signals You're Giving Off; Be Authentic Online

3:00 PM  AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

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Kathleen Finch, Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer, Discovery 

 

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Interviewed by Raeshem Nijhon, Co-founder/Executive Producer, Fictionless

 

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Introductory Remarks: Joy Chen, Associate Partner, McKinsey

 

3:45 PM  NETWORKING RECEPTION AND LIVE STREAM OF RINGING THE BELL

 


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Earlier Event: April 11
On Location: Situation Interactive
Later Event: April 18
On Location: Horizon Media