100% Talent Wage Gap Summit

  • Date(s): Tue, May 23, 2017
  • Time(s): 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Location: Motif Hotel
  • Address: 1415 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA, 98101 (Get Directions)
  • Members: $120 pre-paid ($160 as of 5/1)
  • Non-Members: $175 pre-paid ($220 as of 5/1)
  • Additional Information: *If you are a 100% Talent member without a Chamber login, please contact EmmaM@seattlechamber.com for a registration link
  • Questions: Contact Victoria MacLellan at 206-389-7278

In 2013, women in King County who worked full time, year-round, earned just 76 cents for every dollar earned by men. Surprised? So were we – and we’re working to close the gap.

Join us on May 23 for 100% Talent’s Wage Gap Summit, a conference that will bring local employers and professionals together to examine the gender wage gap in our region. Hear from local leaders and national experts on how the gender wage gap affects our industries and regional competitiveness, and the actionable solutions that 100% Talent members and others are using to successfully tackle this issue.

Keynotes by:

  • Pat Milligan
    Mercer Principal & Director of
    When Women Thrive initiative

    World Economic Forum Advisor

  • Hear from the C-Suite
    at Gravity Payments
Welcome Remarks:

  • Hon. Dow Constantine
    King County
Breakout Sessions:
  • Succeeding in the Senior Leadership & Representation Challenge
  • Men as Champions for Inclusive Leadership
  • Human Resources, Equity & Risk Management
  • Best Practices for Engaging your Talent
  • Conducting a Wage Gap Analysis - What You May Be Missing
  • Tools & Metrics to Measure Wage Gap Progress
Featured speakers:
  • Anna Steffeny, CEO, LeaveLogic
  • Brooke Shepard, EVP & Executive Creative Director Seattle, Weber Shandwick
  • Cassandra Mitchell, Senior Regional Talent Advisory, KeyBank
  • Cathy Goonetilleke, Partner, Global Equity, Ernst & Young
  • Chrissy Russillo, Deputy Director – Best Run Government Initiative, King County
  • Dan Spaulding, VP of People & Culture, Zillow Group
  • Edwin Lau, CEO, LEDR Technologies
  • Jill Going, Managing Director of People, Point B
  • Lesley Kim Grossblatt, COO, the Boardlist
  • Lydia Frank, VP of Content Strategy, PayScale Inc.
  • Kelly Lockwood Primus, Senior VP for Strategic Client Solutions, Leading Women
  • Michelle Leahy, Senior Manager of Analytic Programs, Top Companies for Women Technologists, Anita Borg Institute
  • Michelle Maggs, EVP & General Manager, Weber Shandwick
  • Muir Macpherson, EY People Advisory Services Analytics
  • Dr. Pamela Coukos, Principal, Working Ideal
  • Scott Case, COO, EnergySavvy and Co-Founder of Ada Developers Academy
And many more to be announced!

A joint initiative between the Chamber and the Women’s Funding Alliance, 100% Talent is a voluntary, employer-driven effort to engage regional employers in highlighting best practices and learn from one another in effectively tackling the gender wage gap. Over the course of the next five years, we will engage hundreds of companies across sectors to implement best-practice solutions. Together with our partners, we will create a more equitable labor market for thousands while generating billions in our economy. 
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