2009 Summit Luncheons

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Thursday, October 8, 2009

1:00PM - 2:00 pm


Human resources luncheon sponsored by IBM
Ambassador (ret.) Michael Guest, Senior Advisor,Council for Global Equality

Build valuable connections at this annual program targeted specifically to human resources professionals. This networking opportunity will feature Michael Guest discussing the influences of corporations beyond our borders. Lunch is included in the price of the $55 ticket.

Women's leadership luncheon sponsored by Ernst & Young
Laura Liswood, Secretary General, Council of Women World Leaders, Senior Advisor, Goldman Sachs
Rayona Sharpnack, Founder & CEO, Institute for Women's Leadership

Join us for the fourth-annual lunchtime program focused on women in the workplace, including inspirational and informative special guests Laura Liswood and Rayona Sharpnack. Open to everyone, but focused on the needs and concerns of women, this luncheon offers great opportunity to make valuable connections. Lunch is included in the price of the $55 ticket.

CU4LNCH: Generations X, Y and millennium networking luncheon
Megan Wallent, General Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Megan Wallent, a general manager at Microsoft, will share her experiences and insights on leadership, for an audience of attendees from Generations X, Y, and Millennium, those ages 18 to 35. The program will include time for questions and answers. Lunch is included in the price of the $55 ticket.

Regional affiliate luncheon
Stephen Gould, Associate Director of NETWORKS!, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates

Recommended for current and prospective regional affiliate participants and those interested in starting a new affiliate in their home town, this event is an opportunity to meet Associate Director of NETWORKS! and luncheon speaker Stephen Gould, mingle with Regional Affiliate council members, and share ideas for bringing Out & Equal programs and LGBT workplace equality to life beyond the Summit. Lunch is included in the price of the $30 ticket.