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Aiming High Symposium: Kick off

07may9:30 am9:45 amAiming High Symposium: Kick off9:30 am - 9:45 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time


(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 9:45 am(GMT-04:00)

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Speakers for this event

  • Catherine Johnston

    Catherine Johnston

    Senior Advisor for Inclusion

    The WILD Network

    Senior Advisor for Inclusion

  • Taryn Wapples

    Taryn Wapples

      Taryn Wapples has extensive experience designing and facilitating learning events and virtual programs to up-skill the wide range of development needs of the emerging people leader to experienced Senior Leader and Executive.

      Taryn joined PayPal in 2021 to serve as the Learning Strategist for Global Talent Development. She led the redesign of signature management programs and the launch of an advanced program for an underserved management segment. She was responsible for shaping, designing and implementing the firm’s first tiered coaching program to develop the future VP pipeline. Her remit was expanded to include Executive Development where her team was responsible for redefining and marketing the firm’s newly adopted leadership principles. Additionally, she worked to provide structure and governance to oversee the firm’s $3.6 million coaching investment in top talent.

      Prior, Taryn spent 14 years at JPMorgan Chase in a variety of HR talent roles. In her last role, she and her team built JPMC’s first firm-wide suite of leadership development programs focused on the needs of 40K global managers impacting over 250K employees. She also worked with functional leaders as resident Faculty Member for the MetroTech Campus housing 10K employees.

      She recently ran her first half marathon and enjoys skiing. She currently resides in northern New Jersey with her husband and 2 children, Zaire and Lyrrah.

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