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2023 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum

Leading in this moment

May 3-4 | Virtual | Live Programming in 23 timezones

2023 Keynote Speakers

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Sharon Melnick
Author, "Success Under Stress: Power Tools to Stay Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On"

Sharon Melnick, PhD

Author, "Success Under Stress: Power Tools to Stay Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On"

Sharon Melnick, PhD is a world authority on stress resilience and women’s leadership. A former researcher at Harvard Medical School, her speeches have created buzz with at Fortune 500 companies and conferences around the world (including the UN). She is the author of Success under Stress: Powerful Tools to Stay Calm, Confident, and Productive when the Pressure’s On, and the ‘go to’ executive coach for women who want to create a next level opportunity.

03may10:00 am10:40 amPlenary: “In Your Power”Sharon Melnick, Success under Stress: Powerful Tools to Stay Calm, Confident, and Productive when the Pressure's On10:00 am - 10:40 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time

Dr. Rohini Anand
Author, "Leading Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"

Dr. Rohini Anand

Author, "Leading Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"

Dr. Rohini Anand is CEO of Rohini Anand LLC providing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion advisory services to clients in the public and private sectors. She is a recognized pioneer, a sought after expert, a thought leader and a published author. Her recent book, Leading Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has won global accolades. Most recently she was SVP Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo. She serves on the several boards including the diversity advisory boards for Sanofi and Charter Communications, advisory boards for Women Lift Health a Gates Foundation initiative, Tent Partnership for Refugees and Galt Foundation. She is a Senior Fellow with the Conference Board and is on the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Center for Inclusive Governance’s Advisory Council.

04may9:00 am9:45 amKeynote: Leading GLOBAL Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - From Performative Action to Sustainable DEI progressDr. Rohini Anand, CEO - Rohini Anand LLC9:00 am - 9:45 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time

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