The 2017 NAFE Women of Excellence Awards | Working Mother

The 2017 NAFE Women of Excellence Awards

In our 19th year of honoring women achieving notable careers and ensuring the progress, health, and success of women and girls, the National Association for Female Executives recognizes 16 remarkable women with our 2017 NAFE Women of Excellence Awards. This year, our diverse honorees range from chairman to top engineer to publisher and are innovators in such fields as architecture, pharmaceuticals, and the music industry. Please join us as we honor these trailblazing women on November 30 at the Women of Excellence Gala Breakfast in New York City.

Date: November 30, 2017
Time: 8am - 10:15am
Location: Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York

About

The NAFE Women of Excellence annually honors women who, while succeeding in their own right, are also ensuring the success of other women. They are breaking ground and working inside and outside their organizations to create smoother trails for women and girls that follow. Over 200 executives will celebrate these women at our gala breakfast as these remarkable – and often unremarked – women share their stories.

Meet the Women of Excellence!

Read more about this year's winners at NAFE.com.

Click on a year below to see the related Women of Excellence event homepage

Check out the Flickr Stream from the 2016 NAFE Women of Excellence Event

View highlights from the 2016 event!

2017 Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 Registration and breakfast

8:30 Welcome

Subha Barry / Senior Vice President, Managing Director / Working Mother Media
Wanda Hope / Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer / Johnson & Johnson

8:35 Opening Remarks

Betty Spence, Ph.D. / President / NAFE

8:45 Women of Excellence Awards

Joan Sheridan LaBarge / Publisher / Working Mother magazine

Honoree panels moderated by Betty Spence, Ph.D. and Deborah Munster, Executive Director of Diversity Best Practices

Breaking Bias
Jennifer Taubert / Co-Group Chair, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Americas) / Johnson & Johnson
Monica Turner / Vice President, Sales, North America / Procter & Gamble
Debra Polishook / Group Chief Executive, Accenture Operations / Accenture
Janet Balis / Global Advisory Leader for Media & Entertainment / EY

Serving Others
Corlis Murray / Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance & Engineering Services / Abbott
Alexandra Contreras / Senior Analyst, Diversity & Inclusion / Colgate-Palmolive
Lisa Veneziano / Executive Director Global Aftersales Supp Chain, Warehg & Logistics / General Motors
Shelly Rufin / Owner, Chief Executive Officer / EDFIN Cash for College

Innovating
Sheila Robinson, Ed.D. / Chief Executive Officer, Publisher / Diversity Woman Magazine
Mita Mallick / Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion / Unilever
Davina Aryeh / Chief Marketing Officer / Latin Recording Academy
Dana Robbins Schneider / Managing Director, National Practice Lead / JLL

Securing the Future
Rebecca Pomering / Chief Practice Officer / Moss Adams
Lisa Shipley / Vice President, Global Head of Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics & Drug Metabolism / Merck
Kin Ching Wu / Senior Vice President, Operations Architecture / Cisco
Sharon Taylor / Senior Vice President, Human Resources; President, Prudential Foundation (retired) / Prudential

10:15: End of Program

Hotel & Travel

The Yale Club is located at 50 Vanderbilt Avenue on the corner of 44th Street, across from the western entrance to Grand Central Station.

Click here for directions.

Nearby Hotels:

Grand Hyatt New York
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-883-1234

The Roosevelt Hotel
45 East 45th Street at Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 888-TEDDY-NY

W New York
541 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Tel: 212-755-1200

Registration Fees

Gala Awards Breakfast
Individual tickets $850
Table of ten $7,500

Register for this Event

BOOK YOUR SPOT HERE

MEET THE 2017 NAFE WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE!

  • Chief Marketing Officer, Latin Recording Academy
  • Global Advisory Leader for Media & Entertainment, EY
  • Senior Analyst, Diversity & Inclusion, Colgate-Palmolive
  • Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Unilever
  • Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance & Engineering Services, Abbott
  • Group Chief Executive, Accenture Operations, Accenture
  • Chief Practice Officer, Moss Adams
  • Chief Executive Officer, Publisher, Diversity Woman Magazine
  • Owner, Chief Executive Officer, EDFIN Cash for College
  • Managing Director, National Practice Lead, JLL
  • Vice President, Global Head of Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics & Drug Metabolism, Merck
  • Co-Group Chair, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Americas), Johnson & Johnson
  • Senior Vice President, Human Resources; President, Prudential Foundation (retired), Prudential
  • Vice President, Sales, North America, Procter & Gamble
  • Executive Director Global Aftersales Supp Chain, Warehg & Logistics, General Motors
  • Senior Vice President, Operations Architecture, Cisco

Speakers

Sponsors