2022 International Women’s Day

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Global activism for women’s equality has gained national recognition due to movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, but progress cannot stop. Join the Detroit Regional Chamber for an International Women’s Day lunch on Tuesday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., to discuss how Michigan businesses can keep progress going. During this event, leading executives will speak to business leaders about how they can engage in inclusive practices to foster diversity of thought and encourage all employees to have a voice. They will also discuss this year’s International Women’s Day theme, #BreakTheBias, and what it means to them.

Lovett Hall at The Henry Ford
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Agenda

11:00 a.m.

Open Networking

11:30 a.m.

Welcome                Tammy Carnrike, Chief Operating Officer, Detroit Regional Chamber
Sponsor Remarks Avec O’Brien, Chief Financial Officer, Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC

Lunch

Noon

Program Begins

Remarks Christy McDonald, Detroit Journalist and Media Personality
Keynote Address Zaneta Adams, Director, Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency
Keynote Address Priscilla Archangel, President, Archangel and Associates, LLC
Keynote Address Emily Heintz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, EntryPoint
Keynote Address Alicia Jeffreys, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Detroit Pistons
Moderated Panel Discussion Zaneta Adams, Director, Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency
Priscilla Archangel, President, Archangel and Associates, LLC
Emily Heintz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, EntryPoint
Alicia Jeffreys, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Detroit PistonsModerator: Christy McDonald, Detroit Journalist and Media Personality

12:55 p.m.

Audience Q&A

Closing

Remarks            

Christy McDonald, Detroit Journalist and Media Personality

1:15 p.m.

Event Concludes

Sponsors

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Donate and Learn More About This Year’s Charity Partner

The Chamber’s annual International Women’s Day event supports a partner organization that is improving the lives of women and girls around the world. This year’s beneficiary is Women of Banglatown.

Founded in 2014, Women of Banglatown (WOB) is a community arts organization that provides a supportive, culturally-sensitive space for arts and well-being programming for immigrant and first-generation girls and young women from the Banglatown neighborhood of Detroit and Hamtramck. Its programming includes weekly workshops led by local women artists, WOB members, trauma-informed facilitators, and entrepreneurs. All contributions go toward youth-driven programming and place-making. Donate here.

Vaccine Policy

All attendees of the International Women’s Day lunch are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after receiving the second shot of a two-dose vaccine, or two weeks after the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The Chamber is using CLEAR Health Pass to assist with verifying vaccination status. Individuals must complete their CLEAR Health Pass by Friday, March 4.

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