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4 Powerful Reasons to Attend
Step into a new level of leadership in all aspects of your life with your own 90-day plan in a day.
Accelerate your HR + DE&I teams and strategies through crowd-sourced data-driven strategies curated from global attendees to address the gaps to recognize and retain future ready women leaders.
Expand your global network by accessing thought-leaders and industry experts from the world's most inspiring companies.
Build your own executive brand with sessions tailored to you as you think about elevating your industry influence in and outside of your organization.
Our Summit24 Speakers
Limitless Leadership
Global Experience Agenda (Eastern Time Zone)
8:00am – 5:30pm
8:00 am – 8:25 am
DJ Motivation Mix Experience + Networking Tables + Meet Your Match 1:1 Connections
Come early to access networking and power-up your day with a virtual dance party with DJ Melody
8:30 am – 9:35 am
Opening General Session and Keynote: Your Next Chapter: What’s Holding You Back?
Keynote: Melissa Dawn Simkins, CEO, Velvet Suite and Founder, The She-Suite
9:40 am – 10:30 am
Executive RoundTable: Hellos and Good Byes: Navigating Change and Transition on Your Terms
Moderator: Dr. Nicole F. Roberts
Panelists: Marissa Andrada, Kindness Catalyst and Culture Master Board Director, Krispy Kreme Chief Transformation Officer, WUF World;
Tracey Newell, Board Member for Sailpoint, Highspot, DataRobot, Druva, Deepwatch, Advisor for Blackrock’s Long Term Private Capital Group, and Executive Coach;
Priya Agrawal, Vice President, Health Equity & Partnerships, MSD International
10:35 am – 10:55 am
Break: Networking Tables + Virtual Arena
11:00 am – 11:40 am
Design Your Next Chapter Live Workshop Session
Make space to collectively build your next 90-day step-by-step
Rajiv Satyal, Public Speaker & Comedian, FunnyIndian, Inc.
11:45 am – 12:05 pm
Lunch Break
12:10 pm – 12:25 pm
The She-Suite 100: M.V.P. Awards
Recognizing inspiring and elite leaders transforming women’s leadership
Faciliator: Andrea Anderson, Director, Customer Experience, Velvet Suite
12:30 pm – 1:10 pm
Part I: How She Did It Live! An Attendee Curated Discussion: From Purpose-Powered Leadership to the Bee Hive Syndrome…untapped insights and how we can collectively bring solutions
Brought to you by: The She-Suite and Workhuman Workplace Research Initiative
Moderator: Yuri Brown-Cruzat, Managing Director, Epic Inclusion Solutions, LLC;
Panelists: Emily Mathias, Manager, DEI Learning & Inclusive Development, BAE Systems, Inc., Brand Leadership Institute Alumni;
Dr. Meisha-Ann Martin, Senior Director of People Analytics & Research, Workhuman;
Melissa Dawn Simkins, CEO, Velvet Suite | Founder, The She-Suite
1:15 pm – 1:35 pm
Part II: How She Did It Live Live!: Roundtable Solution Sessions
Brought to you by: The She-Suite and Workhuman Workplace Research Initiative
1:40 pm – 2:25 pm
M.V.P. Breakout Sessions:
  • Breakout Session: The Art of Play: Cultivating a Practice of Wellness, Adventure and Personal Style
    Moderator: Saleema Vellani, CEO of Ripple Impact | Award-Winning Author;
    Panelists: Ryall Graber, 9X International Fitness Champion and Certified Nutrition Coach;
    J. Bolin, Creative Director, Fashion Expert, Fashion Stylist, J. Bolin Style Agency LLC;
    Bryant Ellis, Founder & Creator, The Adventure Challenge;
  • Breakout Session: Your Next Power Move: Elevating HR's Influence in the Board Room
    Moderator: Lisa Buckingham, President, Ellig Group, Founder, Lisa Buckingham Consulting, LLC;
    Panelists: Dionne Wallace Oakley, Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Freddie Mac;
    Michelle Murphy, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, BAE Systems, Inc.;
    Kerry Chandler, Global HR Executive, Board Member Redfin & Lyra Health
  • Breakout Session: The Great Negotiation: Bold Moves in Career, Family and Life
    Moderator: Dr. Cree Scott, Founder & CEO Serenity Psy Consulting;
    Panelists: Lana Manikowski, Infertility Activist, Founder, The Other's Day Brunch, Brand Leadership Institute Alumni;
    Ruchi Jalla, Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Elevance Health;
    Eugina Jordan, CMO, Telecom Infra Project
2:30 pm – 2:40 pm
Break: Networking Tables + Virtual Arena
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Success Redefined: The M.V.P. Mentality: Insights on Next Level Leadership from the NFL, LMI and UBS
Moderator: Jamie Magleitta, Owner, Podcast host & Media Consultant, (ON CAM) Ready;
Panelists: Saenea Williams, Manager of Football Development, The National Football League, BLI Lite Graduate;
Dr. Jamechia Hoyle, Senior Consultant, LMI, Brand Leadership Institute Alumni
3:35 pm – 4:20 pm
Executive Panel: Advancing through the Power of Male Allyship
Moderator: Lynn Smith, CEO & Founder, Rylan Media;
Panelists: Steve Pamon, President & CEO, Verzuz;
David Smith, Professor, Author & PhD;
Leonard Wheeler, CEO Trilucent Global Inc.
4:25 pm – 5:05 pm
Closing Fireside Chat: The Behind the Scenes Playbook of Sandra Douglass Morgan, President of the Las Vegas Raiders – Hear her story first hand of overcoming the odds, building legacy and defining success on her terms. Special Guest: Sandra Douglas Morgan, President, Las Vegas Raiders
5:05 pm – 5:30 pm
She-Suite Summit24 Closing Session: Activate Your Next 90-Days + Big, Big Giveaway !
Moderator: Jennifer Martin, Partnership Liaison, Velvet Suite
Melissa Dawn Simkins, CEO | Velvet Suite and Founder | The She-Suite
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Session topics and speakers are subject to change.
Our Promise
Give us one day…design your next chapter through our 90-day action plan.
Past Speakers
We invite women and men to attend across all career stages.
Tunde Oyeneyin
Author and Motivational Speaker | Fitness Instructor
Troy Vincent
Executive Vice President of Football Operations | The National Football League (NFL)
Jennifer Hyman
Co-founder and CEO | Rent the Runway
Rene Lassauzet
Head of Brand Communications and Creative | Nestle
Stacey Payne
Chief Diversity Officer | Daily Harvest
Shelley Zalis
CEO | The Female Quotient
Carla Hall
TV Host and Cookbook Author | Chef
The She-Suite Summit Is For You If:
  • You want to have a wildy successful career without compromising everything else that matters to you.
  • Your influence inspires other talent in your organization at a time when engagement is low and burnout is high.
  • You need a stronger bench of future-ready talent to drive transformation and competitive advantage.
"General Dynamics is a proud sponsor of the annual She-Suite Summit. Each year, the Summit has offered a transformative experience. The event has always provided an empowering atmosphere, incredible speakers, and valuable insights to many topics that matter. The Summit has proven to be a celebration for those attending and an affirmation of the potential that lies within all of us. Anyone attending the Summit will leave motivated and armed with practical strategies to live their best life."
- Yolanda Moore
Staff Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, General Dynamics
"What was really important was the topics and the range of speakers at The She-Suite Summit. There were ways for people to connect on many levels. The energy and the love...I have never experienced it before and to feel the warmth of these women that are blazing trails is truly amazing."
- Laura Schwab
Former President, Aston Martin of Americas
"Men must play an active role in driving gender equality, from prioritizing access to systems and structures where women are not fully represented, to shifting stereotypical gender roles at home and in the workplace, to visibility and financially supporting programs like The She-Suite that equip future generations of women leading to maximize their success."
- Damon Jones
Chief Communications Officer, P&G
"The She-Suite is the only end-to-end women’s leadership development platform that enables organizations to address the career life cycle for working women with proven programs and a powerful community to support future-ready development, readiness and advancement."
- Kindra Helderle
Associate Director, Global Leadership Development, Merck
"The She-Suite Summit experience for me personally is a transformative empowering journey of immersive development where I not only have gained relevant leadership insights and virtual 'high five' moments, but I have also become part of a community that uplifts and celebrates the strengths of every woman, inclusive of multiple career levels."
- Tina M. Wilson
Senior Manager, Diversity Equity & Inclusion,Corporate Human Resources, Watts Water Technologies
"Thank you so much for finding a creative way to share your inspiring event with your fans and attendees! You really "brought it" in a short period of time, and it was remarkable! Thanks again for thinking of Isabel for this amazing opportunity, and we wish you the very best."
- Isabel Bercaw
Co-Founder, Da Bomb Bath Fizzers – She-Suite Summit Speaker
"The She-Suite Summit gave me an opportunity to network with other women leaders while challenging my personal growth to focus on improving my networking skills and advancing my career. The 90-Day Plan exercise allowed me to capture the near-term actions required to focus inward and improve myself. I left the event with new business connections, the initial creation of my 90-Day Plan with personalized outcomes, plus great insights from the panelists."
- Ginger Bonin
Managing Director, KPMG
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