Irene Natividad, President,
Global Summit of Women (USA)
Ms. Natividad brings women corporate,
govt., and non-profit leaders together annually for the Global
Summit of Women, a global
gathering which has come to be called the "Davos for Women".
The Summit focuses on accelerating the economic growth of women. She
also Chairs Corporate Women Directors International, which
promotes increased participation of women on corporate boards.
Recognized for her work on behalf of women, she was named one of
“21 Leaders for the 21st
Century” by Women’s E-news; one of the “25 Most
Influential Working Mothers” by Working Mother magazine;
one of “America’s 100 Most Important Women” by Ladies Home
Journal, among others.
Juliana Oyegun, Chief Diversity Officer, World Bank (US)
is the Chief
Diversity Officer at the World Bank. Since 2001, she has provided strategic advice and support to senior management on building
values-based approaches to diversity and inclusion. She facilitates
mainstreaming diversity into the World Bank’s business, human resources
planning and management process. Prior to this, Ms. Oyegun served as
Special advisor for Gender Equity at the UNHCR in Geneva where she
facilitated the promotion of a culture of gender equity and parity
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2011 Colloquium Sponsors
Colloquium Program Topics
What Happens to Diversity When
a Company is in Crisis?
CEO Diversity Leadership
Integrating Market Outreach
and CSR with Diversity
Creating an Effective Talent
Pipeline for Women
Mentoring Globally – Case Study from
Implementing Diversity in
Learning About Global
Attitudes on Gender Diversity
Pictures of the Global Diversity
participants at the
Irene Natividad, Former Chair of
the EEOC in the US Cari Dominguez, and Former CEO of Rio
Tinto Alcan Dick Evans
Gloria Lorenzo of Oracle Spain
discuss What Happens to
Diversity in a time of
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Some of the 2011 Colloquium Presenters
Cynthia J. Brinkley, Senior Vice President, Talent
Development and Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T (USA)
Senior Vice President-Talent Development and Chief Diversity
Officer at AT&T, Cynthia Brinkley is responsible for continuing
AT&T’s leadership in developing people from diverse backgrounds
and preparing them for rewarding careers. She joined the
company in 1986 as an external affairs liaison to the Texas
Public Utility Commission and media spokesperson for regulatory
and legislative activities relating to the Texas Legislature.
She has also served as area vice president for SBC California,
Executive Director-Federal Relations for SBC Communications
Inc., and as President, SBC-Arkansas, where she was named the
state’s 2002 Business Leader of the year. Before assuming her
current responsibilities, Ms. Brinkley was president – AT&T
Missouri, where she led all regulatory, legislative,
governmental, and external affairs activities in the state.
Maurice Cox, Vice
President, Diversity and Inclusion Development, PepsiCo (USA)
Maurice Cox currently
holds the position of Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
Development at PepsiCo.
initially held the title of Vice President, Corporate
Development and Diversity since 1991. Mr. Cox is
responsible for providing leadership and strategic guidance on a
range of workplace and marketplace diversity issues that impact
the company’s employees and its market performance. Before
joining Pepsi-Cola, he was assistant director of communications
and speechwriter for Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
Mr. Cox began his career as a journalist for the Greensboro (NC)
Daily News & Record. He is also a former editor of Builder
& Contractor magazine and has been listed in EBONY magazine as
among the most influential African-American corporate executives
in the United States.
Richard B. Evans,
Chairman, AbitibiBowater and former CEO,
Rio Tinto Alcan (USA)
Richard B. Evans is Chairman of
AbitibiBowater, a leading forest products company based in
and recently retired as an Executive Director of London-based
Rio Tinto plc and Melbourne-based Rio Tinto Ltd.
While with Rio Tinto, he was Chief
Executive of Rio Tinto Alcan.
Previously, Mr. Evans was President
and CEO of Montreal-based Alcan Inc. until the acquisition of
Alcan by Rio Tinto in October 2007.
Prior to that, Mr. Evans was
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Alcan
Inc., during which he oversaw Alcan’s four business groups. Mr.
Evans is a past member of the Board of Directors of the
Conference Board of Canada, past Chairman of the International
Aluminum Institute, and is a past Chairman of the U.S. Aluminum
Association’s Board of Directors as well as past Co-Chairman of
the Environmental and Climate Change Committee of the Canadian
Council of Chief Executives.
Sakie Fukushima, President and Representative Director,
G&S Global Advisors (Japan)
Before establishing G&S
Global Advisors Inc. in 2010, Sakie Fukushima was Chairman and
Representative Director of Korn/Ferry International –
Japan, providing human capital consulting
services to multinational corporations operating in
Japan. She served as a member
of Korn/Ferry’s global board of directors from 1995 to 2007.
Prior to joining Korn/Ferry in 1991, she was a Consultant at
Bain & Company, where her clients included American, European,
and Japanese multinational corporations spanning a range of
industries. She is a trustee of the Japan Association of
Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai) and an executive director
of the Japan Association of Corporate Directors. Additionally,
she is the first woman to serve on the Board of Directors of
leading Japanese corporations, including Kao, Sony, Benesse, and
Bridgestone. In 2008
selected her to be on the list of “The World’s 50 Most
Influential Headhunters” (one of nine women and the only
Maryella Gockel, Flexibility Strategy
Leader, Ernst & Young LLP (USA)Maryella
Gockel is Ernst & Young’s Flexibility Strategy Leader.
Flexibility is a part of the firm’s overall inclusiveness
strategy. Her role
as an inclusiveness consultant includes working with Ernst &
Young’s Americas Inclusiveness Team and Business Unit Leaders to
create a flexible and inclusive workplace in local offices
In 2008, she was recognized along
with Ernst and Young Chairman and CEO Jim Turley by the Families
and Work Institute with their annual Work Life Legacy Award.
She joined Ernst & Young in 1980 as a client service
professional in the
New York office after completing her
M.B.A. in accounting from Rutgers Graduate School of Management.
In addition, she sits on
the Board of Trustees of Corporate Voices for Working Families.
Neil Golden, Senior Vice President and
Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's (USA)
A 21-year McDonald's veteran, Neil Golden
currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing
Officer of McDonald’s
As a member of the McDonald’s U.S.
Leadership Team, he plays an integral role in the development of
the company’s growth strategies and overall brand positioning.
Specifically, he is responsible for leading,
developing and executing
fully integrated marketing plans to drive and sustain long-term
growth for McDonald’s core U.S. business while expanding
strategic partnerships and alliances across the McDonald’s U.S.
business; internally, with franchisees, and with suppliers.
Before assuming his current role, he held multiple
McDonald’s marketing positions and continues to deliver strong
results across diverse business environments. Prior to joining
McDonald’s, he held positions at Burger King and RC Cola Co.
Blanca Gomez, Director of Human Resources
for Spain and Portugal,
Blanca Gomez has served as Director of Human Resources for Spain and Portugal for Coca-Cola since 2004.
She also serves as
Coca-Cola’s Europe Group Diversity Director.
Coca-Cola, she was Director of Human Resources for L’Oreal for
seven years. Ms. Gomez
has also worked for PepsiCo, Hay Management, and Arthur Andersen
in a variety of positions.
Engagement Manager McKinsey and Company (USA)
Fiona Greig is an
Engagement Manager in McKinsey & Company’s
Office, where she has advised financial services and
governmental agencies primarily in areas of strategy, economic
development, and operations. She has trained female McKinsey
colleagues on McKinsey’s signature “Centered Leadership” model.
Recently she spent a year on loan from McKinsey to the
Government of the District of Columbia
in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic
Development to start and run a financial inclusion program for
the District of Columbia. Prior to joining
McKinsey in 2007, she worked as a consultant at the World
Economic Forum, where she helped develop the initial Global
Gender Gap index and was a co-author of the 2006 edition. She
has also worked at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis,
National Institute of Public Health and the World Health
Julia Lopez, Director, Telesales Channel Europe, American
Julia Lopez works for American Express as
Director of Telesales Channel Europe where she has held
different senior leadership positions in the Premium travel and
areas. Prior to joining Amex, she spent 11 years in the sales
arena with Randstad and Azkar
where she assumed positions of increasing responsibility.
In 2009 she
started the program Women Interest Network (WIN) in
to foster leadership for women at American Express. She has been
part of the EPWN (European professional women network) Spain planning Committee since 2008
and active member of IESE Women Lobby where she has implemented
successfully a series of different initiatives.
Center, Oracle (Spain)
Madrid, Gloria Lorenzo developed most of her
professional career outside Spain. She has lived in Ireland, Italy
and US where she worked at technology companies including Corel
Corporation, Logos Italy, Lotus and Oracle Ireland. In 1999 she joined Siebel
Systems Ireland where she was part of the founder's team that
built the Globalization Engineering group. She moved back to Spain at the end of 2003 and joined
Oracle again as part of the Siebel acquisition.
She has specialized
in Internationalization and Localization in Software Design and
has held senior positions in the areas of Engineering, QA,
Performance Engineering and Project Management. Currently she is
Director of Translation Architecture at Oracle managing an
organization spread across Asia and Europe.
In 2009 she started the Oracle Women’s Leadership program (OWL)
in Spain to foster leadership for women
at Oracle. She is also part of the OWL Thought Leadership team
for Oracle worldwide.
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