Confirmed Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Candi Castleberry Singleton

VP, Diversity & Inclusion, Twitter

Kunal Kapoor

Morningstar

Khizr Khan

Attorney and Gold Star father

Rose Tibayan

reporter, anchor, producer, CEO

Mistress of Ceremonies, Gala

Kimberly Papillon

The Better Mind | Neuroscience and Decision-Making

Workshop Speakers

For complete speaker biographies, please click on the names in the list BELOW the portraits display.

2017 SPEAKERS BIOS (more coming soon)

D.A. Abrams
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
U.S. Tennis Association
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Roshny Archer
Vice President, Human Resources
Global Talent and Corporate Functions
Grainger

Warren Arnold
Senior Vice President, Manager
National Wealth Advisor Group

Neeru Arora
SVP, ASC Chief Information Officer and Chief Knowledge Officer
Aon

Aurora Austriaco, Esq. 
Valentine, Austriaco, & Bueschel Attorneys at Law
Maine Township School Board

Kristin Barrett
Senior Director of the Polsky Exchange
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at University of Chicago

Kim Cummings
Chief Diversity Officer
BNSF

Gil De Las Alas (Aug 18 Lunch Keynote)

Chief HR Directcor
Uline

Sherri Dublin
VP, Diversity Program
Nielsen

Anu George
Chief Quality Officer
Morningstar

Christina Ha
Founder
worldevermore

Kunal Kapoor (Aug. 18 Breakfast Keynote)
CEO
Morningstar

Fred Keeton
Princpal
Keeton Iconoclast Consulting

Khizr Khan (Aug. 19 Gala Keynote)
Attorney and Gold Star father

Jean Kim

Program Manager, Chief of Staff

US Foods 


Anu Krishnan

Director
Allstate

Alice C. Lee-Osborne  
Founder/CEO
AACE L3C

Michael Leong
Senior VP, Managing Director
PNC Corporate Banking

Wil Lewis
Senior VP & D&I Executive
Bank of America

Mabel Menard
Associate Professor
University of Phoenix, Chicago Campus

Josina Morita
Commissioner
Chicago’s Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Michael Mau
Chief, Diversity Program, Talent Acquisition Group
Central Intelligence Agency

Shalini Menon
Senior VP – Investigations Sr Manager
Bank of America

Sameena Mustafa
marketer, real estate broker,actor, comedian,

APAICS Leadership Fellow

Maria Odiamar Racho
Organizational Effectiveness Practice Lead
All State

Kimberly Papillon, Esq. (Aug. 19 Lunch Keynote)
Attorney and Speaker
The Better Mind | Neuroscience and Decision-Making

Anisha Ismail Patel
Organization Development Practice Lead & Intrapreneur
Arlington Heights Board of Education

Maria Odiamar Racho
Organization Development Practice Lead & Intrapreneur
Allstate

Jan Rutherford
Founder
Self-Reliant Leadership

Clarita Santos
Senior Director
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Dilara Sayeed
Chief Education Officer (CEO)
Golden Apple Foundation

Bob Serikaku
Retired VP
IBM

Foram Sheth
Co-founder and coach
Ama La Vida

Mabel Tung
Executive Vice President
Northern Trust (Retired)

Jim Vaselopulos
Partner
Self-Reliant Leadership

Pallavi Verma
Managing Director
Accenture

Khanh Vu
Executive Director
Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers (SASE)

Dora Wong
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Angela Wu
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

 

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