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Monday, September 24 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Businesses ignore gender at their peril. This is important externally, as you develop new products and services, and internally, as you seek to retain talent. Gender broadens perspective, so that products reflect the differential experiences of women and men. Importantly, this helps create items/services useful to more potential customers: women and men, boys and girls. It also ensures that you are developing structures that value talent and skill no matter the person’s gender.


Stephenie Foster

Founding Partner, Smash Strategies
Stephenie Foster is a founding partner of Smash Strategies, which provides strategic advice to corporations, institutions and philanthropists to ensure that their investments in women and girls are effective and transformational.  For the last five years, she served at the United... Read More →
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Susan Markham

Susan Markham is a passionate advocate for gender equality and female empowerment speaking often about the essential role of women in politics and development. With experience in over 50 countries, she is a strategic leader who is appreciated for her energy, straight talk and insight... Read More →
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Deloris Wilson

Head of Strategy and Operations, Beacon
Deloris is an ecosystem builder, strategist, and social entrepreneur committed to promoting equity and inclusion worldwide. She has performed strategic policy, impact investment, and economic development work across six countries, impacting a range of socio-economic issues including... Read More →

Monday September 24, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Logan Exchange 1509 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036