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Date & Time
March 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
Stanford University CEMEX Auditorium
641 Knight Way Knight Management Center

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Moving Beyond Bias in the Workplace


Join us on March 2 and 3, 2017 for two exciting sessions focusing on moving beyond bias in the workplace:

  • CEO Panel:  Driving Inclusion through Innovation (Thursday, March 2, 5PM, Cemex)
  • A Keynote Talk by Anne-Marie Slaughter (Friday, March 3, 12PM, Cemex)

Register to attend one or both sessions here.

SESSION 1 - CEO Panel 
How Inclusion Drives Innovation, featuring Robert Hohman (CEO, Glassdoor), Kristi Mitchem (CEO, Wells Fargo Asset Management), and Thurman White (CEO, Progress Investment), moderated by Julie Hanna (Chairwoman, Kiva)

When organizations bring together people with diverse perspectives, knowledge and experiences, teams can find novel connections leading to creative solutions and ideas. Leaders must foster cultures where both innovation and inclusion drive business outcomes. With the goal of sparking new pathways to innovation, we are pleased to convene this group of thought leaders who have experience in fueling business growth through inclusion.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:00-6:00 PM
Doors open at 4:30 PM
Location: Stanford University CEMEX Auditorium (Knight Management Center, 641 Knight Way, Stanford, CA)


SESSION 2 - A Keynote Address by Anne-Marie Slaughter (CEO, New America and Professor, Princeton University)
Friday, March 3, 2017 at 12:00-1:00 PM
Doors open at 11:30 AM
Location: Stanford University CEMEX Auditorium (Knight Management Center, 641 Knight Way, Stanford, CA)

Presented by the Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership, Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University, in partnership with the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Please reach out to beyondbias@stanford.edu with any questions. 


    • President and CEO, New America
    Anne-Marie Slaughter is the President and CEO of New America and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009-2011 she served as the director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. Prior to her government service, Dr. Slaughter was the Dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School...
    • CEO and Co-founder, Glassdoor
    Robert Hohman is co-founder and chief executive officer of Glassdoor, the jobs and recruiting marketplace helping people find a job and company they love. Before creating Glassdoor, Robert was most recently president of Hotwire, a leading discount travel site and division of Expedia, Inc. He was also one of the original team members of Expedia, a company designed to bring greater transparency to the travel industry, and...
    • CEO, Wells Fargo Asset Management
    Kristi Mitchem is president, chief executive officer, and head of Wells Fargo Asset Management. Ms. Mitchem also serves on the Operating Committee of the Wealth and Investment Management Group and is a member of Wells Fargo Management Committee. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2016, Ms. Mitchem had served as executive vice president, head of the Americas Institutional Client Group and member of the Executive Management...
    • CEO, Progress Investment Management Company LLC
    As President and CEO, Thurman is responsible for the vision and values of Progress, as well as providing overall day-to-day leadership.  He chairs the Progress board of directors and Management Committee, and he serves as a member of the Investment Committee.  Mr. White has had previous operating company responsibility as well as public policy experience at the state legislative and federal agency levels. He holds an...
    • Executive Chairwoman, Kiva; Board Member, Mozilla Corporation and Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship
    Julie Hanna is a technologist, entrepreneur, investor and advisor working with purpose-driven companies aiming to solve humanity’s greatest challenges. She is Executive Chairwoman of Kiva, peer-peer lending pioneer and the world's largest crowdfunding marketplace for underserved entrepreneurs. During her tenure, Kiva has reached 190 countries and delivered $1 Billion loans to 2.5 million small business entrepreneurs. She...