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Women and Risk: Myth or Market Opportunity?

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - Thursday, November 14, 2013
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 100 N. 6th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Event Detail

Women and Risk: Myth or Market Opportunity?

 

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CFA Institute has approved this program, offered by the Global Interdependence Center, for 6 CE credit hours. If you are a CFA Institute member, CE credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE tracking tool.

Please note that advanced registration for this event is required.

On November 13, guests are asked to enter on the 6th Street side of the Bank. Please bring photo ID and allow ample time to pass through security.

Agenda
8 a.m. | Registration and Coffee

8:30 a.m. | Welcome

  • Mary Caraccioli, Senior Executive Producer of Al-Jazeera America and GIC Board Member
  • George Tsetsekos, Chairman of the Global Interdependence Center and Dean Emeritus of Drexel’s LeBow College of Business

8:45 a.m. | Morning Keynote Address

  • Sandra Pianalto, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Introduction by Catherine Mann,  Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance, International Business School at Brandeis University and GIC Board Member

9:30 a.m. | Panel 1 – Women and Risk: Financial Services and Products
Are women’s financial needs different than men’s? Which financial products and services do women want, and could the right products and services – specifically for women – re-invigorate the financial services industry?

  • Marg Franklin, President of Marret Private Wealth
  • David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors and GIC Board Member
  • David Babbel, Professor Emeritus of Insurance and Risk Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor, Finance Group and Insurance Economics Practice at Charles River Associates
  • Moderator: Catherine Mann, Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance, International Business School at Brandeis University and GIC Board Member

10:45 a.m. | Coffee Break

11 a.m. | Panel 2 – Career On Ramps, Off Ramps and Rest Stops: Redefining the Career Path
From academic over representation to “mommy tracks” and glass ceilings, the linear career model is inefficient and outdated. How can women and industries benefit from nonlinear career tracks?

  • Patricia Pettinati, Chief Human Resources Officer for SAP Americas
  • Mae DeVincentis, Independent Consultant at Maxwell Associates
  • Mary Caraccioli, Senior Executive Producer of Al-Jazeera America and GIC Board Member

12 p.m. | Afternoon Keynote Address

  • Sheila Bair, Former Chairperson of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Introduction by Patricia Pettinati, Chief Human Resources Officer for SAP Americas

1 p.m. | Lunch – Eastburn Court

2 p.m. | Panel 3 – Negotiations: Nature vs. Nurture
Does our DNA makes us collaborative deal makers or does it make us give away the store? From international treaties to Washington gridlock to salary negotiations, this panel will examine how our environment and our genetics affect our results.

  • Monika Machon, Global Head of Asset Management at AIG
  • Carmen Krueger, Regional Vice President at SAP
  • Michael Leeds, Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies in Economics at Temple University
  • Moderator: Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer

3 p.m. | Coffee Break

3:15 p.m. | Panel 4 – Get Funded: Internal and External Pitches that Work
From start-ups to internal projects, this panel will discuss how women can make a better case for cash and funding big ideas.

  • Susan Kalla, Contributor at Forbes
  • Mary Graham Davis, President of the Davis Consulting Group LLC
  • Moderator: Kathleen Stephansen, Chief Economist of AIG and GIC Board Member

4 p.m. | Closing Remarks

  • Mary Caraccioli, Senior Executive Producer of Al Jazeera America and GIC Board Member
  • Dom D’Ginto, Senior Vice President at PNC and GIC Board Member

4:15 p.m. | Closing Networking Reception

Event Location

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - Thursday, November 14, 2013 Time: 8:00 AM City: Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Download iCal

Speakers

Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair

Former Chairman of the FDIC

Sheila C. Bair served as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from June 2006 through June 2011. She presided over one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of the nation’s banking system, working to bolster public confidence and financial system stability.

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Sandra Pianalto

Sandra Pianalto

President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Sandra Pianalto took office on February 1, 2003, as the tenth chief executive of the Fourth District Federal Reserve Bank, at Cleveland. In 2011, she serves as an alternate voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee.

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Erin Arvedlund

Erin Arvedlund

Investigative Journalist

Erin Arvedlund began her career as a reporter at Dow Jones newswires in 1993. In 1996, she moved to Moscow, Russia, to write about business and emerging markets at the English-language daily newspaper, The Moscow Times.

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Mary Caraccioli

Mary Caraccioli

Executive Producer, Al Jazeera America TV Network

Mary Caraccioli, MBA is an EMMY™ award winning financial journalist who has hosted and/ or produced programs for ABC, CNBC, FOX and Comcast.

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Mary Graham Davis

Mary Graham Davis

President, Davis Consulting Group LLC

Mary Graham Davis founded the Davis Consulting Group LLC in 1996 to focus on the implementation of strategy through effective organization structure: the alignment of business units with the strategy, business unit mobilization and performance management to achieve annual operating plan objectives, and senior leadership coaching.

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Domenic D’Ginto

Domenic D’Ginto

Board Member, GIC

  Mr. D’Ginto was conferred the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1998, and holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Villanova University. Mr. D’Ginto is a past president of the CFA Society of Philadelphia, where he also served as the treasurer and as the committee co-chair for Education and Community Outreach […]

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Susan Kalla

Susan Kalla

Contributing Editor at Forbes

Susan Kalla is a contributing editor for Forbes and a partner in KHX Investments with holdings in public and private equity and venture capital.

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David Kotok

David Kotok

Chief Investment Officer of Cumberland Advisors

David Kotok co-founded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. David’s articles and financial market commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and other publications. He is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio, Yahoo Finance TV, and other media.

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Monika Machon

Monika Machon

Global Head of Asset Management at AIG

As global head of asset management, Monika Machon is responsible for insurance company portfolio management across all asset classes.

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Catherine L. Mann, Ph.D.

Catherine L. Mann, Ph.D.

Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

Dr Catherine L Mann joined the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England on 1 September 2021. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Economic Association, among others. Previously she was Chair of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association.

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Kathleen Stephansen

Kathleen Stephansen

GIC Chair Emeritus, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds

Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair Emeritus, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds. She is the former Chief Economist of Huawei Technologies, Chief Economist of the American International Group (AIG) and AIG Asset Management’s Senior Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research. Prior to joining AIG in 2010, Kathleen was Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings, Credit Suisse’s Head of Global Economic Research, and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation’s co-head of Fixed Income economic research and Chief International Economist.

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George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.

George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.

Francis Professor of Finance and Dean Emeritus Drexel’s LeBow College of Business

Dr. George Tsetsekos, serves as the Francis professor of Finance and Director of the Risk Management Center at the LeBow College of Business. He served as Dean of LeBow (2002-2012) and under his transformative leadership the college achieved national rankings and quality milestones in research and teaching.

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