Career Advice for High Potential Women (Part I)

Women executives from Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Marriott give career advice from mentoring to work/life balance to women working to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts.

Wanda Hope, Caryn Parlavecchio and Marisa Milton participated on the Achieving Gender Balance in Senior Leadership panel at the 2017 DiversityInc Top 50 event. The panel was very well received and the information these women provided was so rich, we decided to bring them back. This time, we wanted them to give career advice to high potential women, based on what they learned throughout their successful careers.Listen to the webinar in its entirety – it is great! And don’t skip the Q&A session – that’s great too!Webinar Panelists:

• Wanda Hope, Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson & Johnson

• Caryn Parlavecchio, Head of HR and US Country Head HR, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

• Marisa Milton, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition & Employer Brand + Communications, Marriott International

• 0:01:27 – Introduction

• 0:03:55 – Q1: When you began your career, what did and didn’t you know about managing a career in a corporate environment?

• 0:13:04 – Q2: How did your mentors and your sponsors help you in your career? Could you have advanced without a sponsor? What advice would you give on having a successful sponsor/sponsoree relationship?

• 0:23:46 – Q3: What attributes must a person have to become a high potential, and succeed as a high potential?

• 0:32:53 – Q4: When being promoted or hired into a role, what can women do to ensure or work towards getting paid the same as their male counterparts?

• 0:40:00 – Q5: Can professional and personal life be balanced? If so, what advice would you give to women on how to successfully do so?

• 0:51:39 – Q6: What advice would you give to your younger self?

• 0:56:47 – Q&A

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