In a recent publication by the National Center for Women & Information Technology, it was found that gender diversity at top management levels improves companies’ financial performance - yet the numbers show that we're far behind in hitting goals of balancing leadership roles. Join a panel of leaders from design, tech and higher education for presentations and a town hall discussion to develop goals and practices to move toward leadership equality.
18:30pm: Doors open; check in. Wine and snacks served.
19:00pm: Short talks
Kate Butchart, Method
Lauren Lucchese, Capital One
Dr. Alison Prendiville, London College of Communication
Gill Arnold, Futureheads
Lisa Freeman, Founder, The Web Guild
Georgina Goode, Head of Engagement, Government Digital Services
Damaris Rodriguez Franco, Senior Service Designer, M4ID
Master of Ceremonies: Melissa de Lusignan, Group Creative Director of Health, Hive Group
19:30pm: Panel discussion and Q&A
A networking happy hour will follow the presentations and town hall discussion.
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co:here is a series of leadership forums and town halls that activate communities to devise plans, policies and practices to increase the leadership representation of women and people of color in design, tech and creative services organizations.