Feb. 23-24, 2006 

 New York, New York




 Thursday, February 23, 2005, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Site:  Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street, New York, New York)


Dinner Roundtables:   “Do Diversity Councils Really Work?”

Hosts:                           Sylvia Chrominska, Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Room:  Gallery I                       Bank of Nova Scotia (Canada)


                                    Damayanti Vasudevan, Vice President, Global Diversity and

Room:  Gallery II                      Inclusion, R.R. Donnelly



Friday, February 24, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Site:                              Harvard Club (27 West 44th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues)

                                    Cambridge Room


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.           Breakfast Networking


9:00 – 9:15 a.m.           Welcome and Opening Remarks

                                    Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women


9:15 – 10:00 a.m.         A Look at Mentoring Innovations

                                    Moderator:  Mary Gusella, Chief Commissioner, Canadian

                                                Commission on Human Rights

                                    Karen Sachs, Senior Diversity Manager, Cargill

                                    Ana Barrio, Development Manager, JP MorganChase

                                    Jennifer Allyn, Director, Diversity, PricewaterhouseCoopers

                                    Maria del Carmen Valencia, Vice President and CIO, Walmart



10:00 -- 10:15 a.m.      Break


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.       Diversifying the Vendor Chain

                                    Moderator:  Nicole Chenier-Cullen, Director General, Strategic

                                                Initiatives, Canadian Commission on Human Rights

                                    Chris Rasche, Director of Supplier Diversity, Wal-Mart

            Stores, Inc.

Linda Denny, Vice President, Women’s Business Enterprise

            National Council (WBENC)

Julie Levi, President, Progressive Promotions


11:15 – 12:15 p.m.       Workers’ Voices in the Work/Family Dialogue

                                    Moderator:  Janice Fenn, Former Senior Director of Global

                                                Diversity, Kraft Foods, Inc.

                                    Maud Pagel, Senior Vice President of Human Resources,

                                                Deutsche Telekom (Germany)

                                    Ursula Schwarzenbart, Director, Office of Global Diversity

                                                DaimlerChrysler (Germany)

                                    Joan Giue, Program Manager, Flexibility and Work/Life, IBM

                                    Amy Hanen, Vice President, Human Resources, Policy and

                                                Governance, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce


12:15 – 2:00 p.m.         Leading for Diversity:  The CEO Perspective                                                                                                                       Discussion Leader:  Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women                                                                                                                                                                   Al Bru, Former CEO, Frito-Lay


2:00 – 3:00 p.m.           The Board Director’s Role in Diversity Implementation

Discussion Leader:  Johnna Torsone, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Pitney Bowes

                                    Reatha Clark King, Board Director, ExxonMobil, Wells Fargo and Dept. 56 Inc.

                                    Rosina Dixon, Board Director, Church & Dwight Co., Cambrex Corporation and Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc.


3:00 – 3:30 p.m.           Effective Diversity Councils:  Report from the Roundtables

                                    Sylvia Chrominska

                                    Damayanti Vasudevan


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