Diverse by Design DC Agenda – December 13th, 2016

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Damien Howard, Vice President, Social Ventures, Per Scholas

Melissa Stallings, Managing Director of the National Capital Region, Per Scholas

OPENING REMARKS FROM DIVERSE BY DESIGN NATIONAL WORKING GROUP CO-CHAIRS

Toacca Rutherford, Chief Development Officer, Consumer Business Banking and Auto IT, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Gene Waddy, CEO, DIVERSANT

STATE OF THE NATION

Chair Jenny Yang, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

IGNITE PRESENTATION

Dr. Talmesha Richards, Chief Academic and Diversity Officer, STEMconnector and Million Women Mentor

PANEL CONVERSATION

Intro by Errika Mallett, Vice President of Member Services & External Affairs, Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF)

Moderated by Terrance Bowman, Vice President and Diversity Lead, Global Technology Recruiting, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

DC Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity Courtney Snowden

Nicole Cozier, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Human Rights Campaign

Dr. Jamika Burge, Senior Manager, Research, Curriculum, and Outreach, Capital One

Chanelle Hardy, Strategic Outreach and Public Policy Partnerships, Google

Marty Rodgers, Washington, D.C. Office Managing Director, Accenture 

KEYNOTE CONVERSATION

Intro by Ken Walker, Vice President, Operations, Per Scholas

Michael Bennett, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Evan & Chambers Technology

Moderated by Viola Maxwell-Thompson, President, Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF)

IGNITE PRESENTATION

Tonia Wellons, Vice President for Community Investment, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

CLOSING REMARKS

Viola Maxwell-Thompson, President, Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF)

NETWORKING RECEPTION

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