Global Event Schedule

Friday 6th March 2020

How to win diverse talent: Meet the early careers changemakers 
10:00 - 10:45 GMT

Not only is diversity a business opportunity when it comes to preventing “group think” and enabling businesses to spot risks and opportunities for growth, but diverse teams are also vital for our clients’ success. That’s why we want to shine a spotlight on the recruitment changemakers in our industry and hear about some of the ways they’re shifting the dial when it comes to building diverse and sustainable talent pools. 

  • Scott Sallee - Social Impact Manager, Dentsu Aegis Network (Moderator) 
  • Will Akerman - Founder and Managing Director, MyKindaFuture 
  • Alexis Jackson - Head of Delivery EMEA, Arch Apprentices/AVADO  
  • Anisha Doshi - Account Manager, Carat 
  • Huda Nour - Data Analyst Apprentice, iProspect

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Shifting stereotypes with a new value system
11:00 - 11:45 GMT

#EachforEqual for our business is about everyone’s individuality and that diversity is key to our business’s success. Hear our panel’s personal experiences of shifting the balance in traditionally stereotyped worlds, and how living these values should be delivered in everything we do.   

  • Sabrina Rodriguez - Global Head of Digital Marketing, Dentsu Aegis Network (Moderator) 
  • Jacqueline Boakye - Regional Vice President, Customer Success, EMEA Pubmatic 
  • Nina Preston-Smith - Brand and Communications Director, Ascential   
  • Claire Blunt - Chief Financial, Operations and Data Officer, Hearst Europe 
  • Toccara Baker - Senior Product Manager, Adobe

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Advice for the next generation of diverse leaders: A Fireside Chat with Anna Moulton
12:00 - 12:45 GMT

In this intimate fireside chat, Dentsu Aegis Network’s Global HR Director, Anna Moulton, will discuss the importance of gender diversity in our business and share her own journey as a female leader and changemaker in the industry. 

  • Anne Sewell - Chief People Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network (Moderator) 
  • Anna Moulton - Global HR Director, Dentsu Aegis Network

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Intrapreneurship vs Entrepreneurship: How to keep and grow diverse talent
13:00 - 13:45 GMT 

While most companies are starting to achieve 50/50 gender representation, this picture starts to shift dramatically at senior levels, and studies show significant churn and drop off just at the point of women entering senior positions. Why is this happening and what can we be doing to address this? Tune in to this session to hear what our panel thinks. 

  • Sabrina Rodriguez - Global Head of Digital Marketing, Dentsu Aegis Network (Moderator)  
  • Victoria Brooks - VP Bloom UK 2019 
  • Venya Wijegoonewardene - Strategy Partner Carat & Dentsu Aegis Network BAME Network Founder 
  • Tom Strodtbeck - Managing Director Global Growth Hub
  • Zuzanna Gierlinska - Head of Automation, Europe, Spotify

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The business case for diversity
14:00 - 14:45 GMT

As the global population grows to 9.5 billion, so have levels of inequality and social division. No longer considered simply the right thing to do, it is now recognised that advancing women’s equality could add $12 trillion to global growth. Tune in to this insightful session as our panel delves into the macro-economic trends, drivers of diversity and inclusion, and business case for change when it comes to building a more diverse world and workforce in our industry. 

  • Sabrina Rodriguez - Global Head of Digital Marketing, Dentsu Aegis Network (Moderator) 
  • Anna Lungley - Global Head of Social Impact, Dentsu Aegis Network 
  • Jade Starrett - Global Talent, Leadership and OD Director, Dentsu Aegis Network
  • Leon Markham - VP of Competitive Intelligence for Salesforce and Executive Sponsor for Salesforce Women's Network UK
  • Anna Campbell - Global Client President, Vodafone, Dentsu Aegis Network

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