Daring Women

Coming May 10th, 2018
Seattle Business magazine's inaugural
The most fearless females in Seattle come together to talk innovation, growth, inspiration and leadership. Women from across all industries will share stories on the challenges and triumphs in business and life. A half-day conference will feature interactive panel discussions and talks from women executives on diversity and inclusion, owning your leadership style, cultivating balanced culture, challenging standards and more. The day will conclude with a power hour cocktail party to build authentic connections and a community of daring women.
Paid street parking is available throughout Belltown.
Parking Lots nearby:
  • 2312 1st Ave between Bell & Battery
  • 2216 3rd Ave between Bell & Blanchard
  • 314 Bell Street between 3rd & 4th
-Elevator available for those who need assistance getting up to the second floor.
-Mother's Room available on first floor.
12:30pm - Doors Open
 1:05pm - Welcome Remarks
 1:10pm - TED-style talk 1 - MJ DePalma, Bing
1:30pm - Panel 1 - Being Your Authentic Self: owning your leadership style.
Claire Verity, UnitedHealthcare
Betti Fujikado, copacino + fujikado
Sara Nelson, Fremont Brewing Company
Molly Moon, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
2:10pm - Break
2:20pm - Panel 2 - Women on Boards: the importance of women at the decision-making table
Shaunta Hyde, Alaska Airlines
Adriane Brown, Raytheon, eBay, Allergan, Washington Research Foundation/WRF Capital
Erin Lantz, Washington Federal, TrueCar
Patty Bedient, Alaska Air Group, Suncor Energy, Park Hotels and Resorts, Overlake Hospital and Medical Center, Oregon State University Board of Trustees, Deans Advisory Board University of Washington Foster College of Business

3:00pm - TED-style talk 2, Moorea Seal, Moorea Seal, Inc.

3:15pm - Break

3:25pm - Panel 3 – Women in Tech: challenges and success in a male-dominated industry
Dona Sarkar, Microsoft
Amy Horn, Amazon Web Services
Lydia Frank, PayScale
Palvi Mehta, ExtraHop Networks
4:00pm - TED-style talk 3, Leslie Feinzaig, Female Founders Alliance
4:10pm - BREAK
4:20pm - TED-style talk 4, Amy Nelson, The Riveter
4:35pm - Panel 4 – Diversity & Inclusion: how we get there matters
Kim Vu, Bank of America
Jessie Woolley-Wilson, DreamBox Learning
Alisha Valavanis, Seattle Storm
Susan Stelter, West Monroe Partners
5:10pm - ‘Power Hour’ after-party 
Shaunta Hyde, Managing Director, Community Relations, Alaska Airlines
Kim Vu, Senior Vice President, Seattle Market Manager, Enterprise Business & Community Engagement, Bank of America
Amy Nelson, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, The Riveter
Alisha Valavanis, President & General Manager, Seattle Storm
Erin Lantz, VP & GM of Mortgages, Zillow Group; Board Member, Washington Federal, TrueCar
Adriane Brown, Board of Directors, Raytheon, eBay, Allergan, Washington Research Foundation/WRF Capital
Molly Moon, Owner, Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream
Moorea Seal, Founder, President, Creative Director, Moorea Seal, Inc., Author, The 52 Lists Project, 52 Lists for Happiness
Claire Verity, CEO in PNW states, UnitedHealthcare
Leslie Feinzaig, Founder & CEO, Female Founders Alliance, Venture Kits LLC
Sara Nelson, Owner, Fremont Brewing Company
Jessie Woolley-Wilson, Chair, CEO and President, DreamBox Learning
MJ DePalma, Sr. Global Marketing Manager, Bing
Dona Sarkar, Head of Windows Insider Program, Microsoft
Susan Stelter, Co-founder, Chief People Officer, West Monroe Partners
Betti Fujikado, CEO & Co-founder, copacino + fujikado
Lydia Frank, VP Content Strategy, Payscale
Palvi Mehta, CFO, ExtraHop Networks
Patty Bedient, Board of Directors, Alaska Air Group, Suncor Energy, Park Hotels and Resorts, Overlake Hospital and Medical Center, Oregon State University Board of Trustees, Deans Advisory Board
Amy Horn,  Head of Customer Engagement, Amazon Web Services
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Interested in sponsorship or speaking opportunities? Contact lauren.madeja@tigeroak.com 
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Block 41
115 Bell St.
Seattle, WA 98121
United States