2018 Speakers

Thank you to our 2018 speakers, panelists, and speed mentors!

Dr. Catherine Cerulli, J.D., Ph.D.
Director of Susan B. Anthony Center and the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization, University of Rochester Medical Center
Keynote: Developing From Within: Bringing our Best Self to Our Lives
Presenter: Negotiation Skills Training
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Valerie Benjamin
Chief Human Resources Officer, Five Star Bank
Panelist: Climbing the Corporate Ladder
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Sarah Bettman
Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Constellation Brands
Presenter: Unconscious Bias
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Kesha Carter
Chief Diversity Officer, CCSI
Presenter: Steps to Being More Inclusive in Work and Life
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Meaghan de Chateauvieux
President & CEO, Willow Domestic Violence Center
Panelist: Challenges Facing Women and Girls in our Community
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Ann Marie Cook
President & CEO, Lifespan
Panelist: Challenges Facing Women and Girls in our Community
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Suzanne Fischer-Huettner
Group Publisher, BridgeTower Media
Presenter: Leading through Transition and Helping Teams Navigate Change
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Shelby George
Founder and Chief Explorer, New Normal Club
Panelist: Climbing the Corporate Ladder
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Hilary C. Guthrie
Chief Business Development Officer, Harris Beach
Panelist: Climbing the Corporate Ladder
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Dr. Lesli Myers
Superintendent of Schools, Brockport Central School District
Presenter: Life’s Leadership Lessons
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Colleen Matteson
Senior Vice President in Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Panelist: Climbing the Corporate Ladder
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Hilda Rosario Escher
President & CEO, Ibero American Action League
Panelist: Challenges Facing Women and Girls in our Community
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Jaime Saunders
CEO, United Way of Greater Rochester
Presenter: Leading through Transition and Helping Teams Navigate Change
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LaShunda Leslie-Smith
Executive Director, Connected Communities
Panelist: Challenges Facing Women and Girls in our Community
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