Thank you to BNY Mellon for inviting me to participate in a wonderful event in NYC in honor of International Women’s Day. The event was titled “Powering Success through Diversity and Inclusion: Celebrating International Women’s Day” and was organized by WIN (the company’s Women’s Initiative Network). Jane Sherburne, CEO Gerald Hassell and Karen Peetze all made important opening remarks. I was profoundly honored to speak to 500 guests on a panel along with Rosie Rios (Treasurer of the United States), Vanessa Weaver, PhD (Founder and CEO of Allignment Strategies, Inc.) and Luanna Zurlo (Founder and President of Worldfund). These women are remarkable and I learned so much from them. During our panel I was asked how gender bias impacts women’s identity development and what kinds of gender bias I see in media reporting. I also greatly enjoyed the question and answer session and the personal conversations I had with attendants. Thank you to all who participated and took the time to reflect on important issues pertaining to gender inequality. Here is a picture of me with our Treasurer, Rosie Rios (a remarkable and gracious person).
Here is a picture of me with the entire panel and BNY Mellon execs. I was honored to be a part of this event.