How can companies support women in the workplace?
Organizations are no strangers to challenges with the workplace experience, advancement opportunities and equitable pay for the female workforce. The pandemic has caused an onset of additional hurdles and setbacks with nearly 1 million women (as of September 2020) putting their professional careers on hold to take on the role of the primary caregiver. As companies become more focused on building out DE&I initiatives and programs, what can they do to support and ensure women keep excelling in the workplace?
Our expert panel of thought leaders will share insights, ideas, and solutions, providing attendees with a toolkit to create change in the workplace. They’ll discuss how to:
- Design workplaces with inclusivity in mind
- Develop new competencies to navigate biases
- Foster collaborative experiences through flexible workplace solutions
- Drive long-term success using recruiting, retention, and mentorship
Meet our experts:
Head of Social Impact/Corporate Social Responsibility, Marsh McLennan
Christine Salerno is Head of Social Impact at Marsh McLennan, a position she created in 2010. In this role, she has shaped the company’s overall SI strategy, which includes volunteering programs, grant making and fundraising, and all operational issues related to them. MMC now has active volunteers in over 50 countries and 350 cities – almost half of MMC’s geographic footprint.
Chief Executive Officer, Blue Skyre IBE
An internationally recognized expert on real estate business transformation, strategic redesign for the future of work and facility management, Ehrenberg serves as an advisor and board member to global organizations, investors, and real estate technology providers. With more than 25 years of experience, she has deep expertise in providing real estate advice and services to companies globally.
Partner, Goldman Sachs, Chair Global Financing Group
Susie is chair of the Global Financing Group within the Investment Banking Division (IBD). She serves on the Partnership Committee, IBD Executive Committee and Americas Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Susie is a senior advisor to the IBD Council for Advancement of Racial Equity and a managing director advisor to the LGBTQ+ Network. She was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2006
Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer, Unispace
Chely brings an incredible background that fuses advocacy, business, real estate and communications, including vast experience advancing DE&I efforts and partnerships, working with companies such as Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, Southeastern Grocers and Morgan Stanley. Chely has deep established relationships with organizations such as GLSEN, GLAAD, Human Rights Campaign and Interfaith Alliance, and is a long-time media analyst on LGBTQ+ issues for outlets such as MSNBC and CNN.
Head of Enterprise, Unispace
Emily is the Head of Enterprise in North America. She is a commercial and retail real estate and development leader with 23 years of experience with global and national organizations. As an innovator and transformational change agent, she's built a reputation as an effective catalyst to help companies stay ahead of the competition and industry disruption. Her experience spans senior real estate and cross-disciplinary innovation leadership roles in B2B and B2C environments.