100% Talent Wage Gap Summit

100% Talent Wage Gap Summit

  • Date(s): Tue, May 23, 2017
  • Time(s): 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Location: Motif Hotel
  • Address: 1415 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA (Get Directions)
  • Members: $120 pre-paid ($160 as of 5/16)
  • Non-Members: $175 pre-paid ($220 as of 5/16)
  • Additional Information: If you are a 100% Talent member without a Chamber login, please contact EmmaM@seattlechamber.com for a registration link.

    If you would like to purchase a half table for this event please contact Kayla DeMonte at kaylad@seattlechamber.com.
    Half table (5 attendees): $350

    Online registration for this event is now closed, but we will be talking walk-up registrations at the door.
  • Questions: Contact Harry Cheema at 206-389-7215

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.

See the draft agenda here.

Keynotes by:

  • Tammi Kroll
    Gravity Payments

  • Dan Price
    Founder & CEO
    Gravity Payments

  • Pat Milligan
    Senior Partner
    Global Leader of When Women Thrive

Welcome Remarks:

  • Hon. Dow Constantine
    King County

Breakout Sessions:
Conducting a Wage Gap Analysis - What Not to Miss

  • Lydia Frank, VP of Content Strategy, PayScale
  • Brian Webber, People Business Partner, PayScale

Succeeding in Senior Leadership & Representation

  • Kelly Lockwood Primus, Senior VP for Strategic Client Solutions, Leading Women
  • Lesley Kim Grossblatt, COO, the Boardlist
  • Scott Case, COO, EnergySavvy and Co-Founder, Ada Developers Academy
  • Michelle Maggs, EVP & General Manager, Weber Shandwick

Human Resources, Equity & Risk Management

  • Dr. Pamela Coukos, Principal, Working IDEAL
  • Cathy Goonetilleke, Partner, Financial Services, Ernst & Young
  • Patricia Lally, City of Seattle
  • Ruchika Tulshyan, Author of The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality In the Workplace (Moderator)

Tools & Metrics to Measure Wage Gap Progress

  • Michelle Leahy, Senior Manager of Analytic Programs, Top Companies for Women Technologists, Anita Borg Institute
  • Dr. Pamela Coukos, Principal, Working Ideal
  • Muir Macpherson, Americas Analytics Leader, EY People Advisory Services
  • Jill Going, Managing Director of People, Point B

Men as Champions for Inclusive Leadership

  • Brooke Shepard, EVP & Executive Creative Director Seattle, Weber Shandwick
  • Dan Spaulding, VP of People & Culture, Zillow Group
  • Suzi LeVine, former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland & Lichtenstein (Moderator)
  • Eric LeVine, CEO, CellarTracker (Moderator)

Best Practices for Engaging your Talent

  • Anna Steffeny, CEO, LeaveLogic
  • Chrissy Russillo, Interim Human Resources Director, King County
  • Cassandra Mitchell, Senior Regional Talent Advisor, KeyBank
  • Edwin Lau, CEO, LEDR Technologies
  • Kim Vu, SVP, Seattle Market Manager, Bank of America (Moderator)

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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Membership starts at $500 and is open to any business or organization interested in increasing their presence in Seattle metropolitan region.

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