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Past Top 50 Events

2018 Top 50 Learning Sessions & Announcement Dinner

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Angela Talton, Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen

Kathleen Navarro, VP & Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life

Steve Larson, Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion, TIAA

Adrienne Trimble, General Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Toyota Motor North America

Moderator: Luke Visconti, Founder and CEO, DiversityInc


Best Practices for Moving Women into Senior Leadership Roles


Laura Jones, Global HR Director, Cadillac, General Motors

Alicia Petross, Chief Diversity Officer, The Hershey Company

Maria Hughes, Enterprise VP & Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Humana

Laura Fuentes, SVP, Total Rewards, People Analytics & Global D&I, Hilton

Moderator: Carolynn Johnson, COO, DiversityInc

Closing the Gender Pay Gap


Deb Hughes, Division VP of Human Resources, ADP

Lynn McMahon, New York Metro Office Managing Director, Accenture

Moderator: Sheryl Estrada, Senior Business Writer/Branded Content Editor, DiversityInc

Advice on Developing and Managing a Successful Career


Melissa Corwin, Vice President – HR, Diversity & Inclusion, AT&T

Ted Acosta, Americas Vice Chair, Risk Management, EY

Kimberly Reed, Vice President, Human Resources – Global Finance and Global Design, Marriott International

Lisa Stevens, Executive Vice President, Regional Banking Executive, Western Region, Wells Fargo

Moderator: Shane Nelson, VP, Editor, DiversityInc Best Practices

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti’s Fireside Chat with JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison

JCPenney Chairman and CEO Marvin Ellison, one of three Black CEOs in the Fortune 500, shared his personal journey to leadership.

DiversityInc COO Carolynn Johnson’s Fireside Chat with CNN’s Don Lemon

At DiversityInc’s annual event, Lemon talked about his professional career and the importance of diversity and inclusion.

Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson Alex Gorsky Receives DiversityInc’s Inaugural Global Inclusive Leaders Award

Gorsky was honored for exemplary leadership and commitment to making diversity and inclusion a top priority.

DiversityInc Honors AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson with Inaugural Workplace Civil Rights Leadership Award

The award recognizes Stephenson’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Corey Anthony, AT&T SVP of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, accepted the inaugural award on his behalf.

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti’s Closing Remarks at 2018 Top 50 Event

Nearly 1,000 guests, including 24 CEOs and presidents and 15 chief human resource officers from 34 companies, responsible for 1.9 million total employees worldwide, were in attendance.

2017 Top 50 Learning Sessions & Announcement Dinner
Developing Future Leaders Through Your Executive Diversity Council-DiversityInc

Developing Future Leaders Through Your Executive Diversity Council


Karyn Twaronite, Partner, Global and Americas Diversity & Inclusiveness Officer, EY

Patricia Lee, SVP, HR, Chief Diversity Officer, Wyndham Worldwide

Allen Love, EVP, BSA Officer/Deputy Global AML Officer U.S., TD Bank

Moderator: Luke Visconti, Founder and CEO, DiversityInc

Mentoring — Keeping New Managers Engaged-DiversityInc

Mentoring — Keeping New Managers Engaged


Damian Rivera, Managing Director, Resources Utilities Practice, Accenture

Ken Barrett, Global Chief Diversity Officer, General Motors

Laura Fuentes, SVP, Talent, Rewards, Diversity & Inclusion, Hilton Inc.

Moderator: Carolynn Johnson, COO, DiversityInc

3 Case Studies on Leveraging ERGs for Talent Management-DiversityInc

3 Case Studies on Leveraging ERGs for Talent Management


Janice King, Executive Director – Workforce Diversity, AT&T

Erin Kitchen, VP of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Dell

Adrienne Trimble, General Manager, D&I, Social Innovation Division, Toyota Motor North America

Moderator: Shane Nelson, VP, Major Accounts, DiversityInc

DiversityInc - Achieving Gender Balance in Senior Leadership

Achieving Gender Balance in Senior Leadership


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

Wanda Hope, Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Marisa Milton, Regional VP Human Resources, Marriott International

Moderator: Sandy Harris, VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Sodexo

2016 Top 50 Learning Sessions & Announcement Dinner

Innovative Nontraditional Recruiting Strategies

Patricia Lee, SVP, HR, Chief Diversity Officer, Wyndham Worldwide

Connecting Corporate Reputation with Diversity

David O’Brien, Partner and Americas Director of Communications and Marketing, EY

Recruiting Strategies for Women in Technical Roles


Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, ADP
Kaley Gagnon, Executive Director, College Recruiting, AT&T
Michael L. Cox, SVP of Talent Acquisition, Comcast NBCUniversal

PwC and Hilton Discuss High Potential Management


Michael Fenlon, Global and US Talent Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Matthew Schuyler,Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide

Moderator: Luke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc