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MGM Resorts Foundation Sponsored Series

Women in Leadership

RECAP - Twitter Chat: MGM Resorts International on Women’s Leadership

By Marissa Rosen

MGM Resorts International and TriplePundit held a special Twitter Chat on women in leadership on May 19 at 10:30 a.m. PST/1:30 p.m. EST at #WomenLead.

This Twitter Chat highlighted why it is important for organizations to invest in the advancement of women and gave insights on how professional women can improve their leadership skills. We discussed the 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference, career development and conference content.

We covered these topics, and many more:

      • Why it is important to invest in gender diversity

      • How can companies measure improvements in diversity in the workplace?

      • What role does confidence plays in women’s leadership?


Phyllis A. James (@WLCLV ) – MGM Resorts International and Women’s Leadership Conference Planning Committee

Natalie Allen (@AllenCNN) -- CNN International Anchor and Correspondent

Jen Boynton (@JenBoynton) – TriplePundit Editor-In-Chief


Nick Aster (@NickAster) — TriplePundit Founder and Publisher

Marissa Rosen (@MarissaR1) — TriplePundit Director of Social Media

Mary Mazzoni (@Mary_Mazzoni) —TriplePundit Senior Editor


About the Women’s Leadership Conference

The annual Women’s Leadership Conference is a signature program of the non profit 501(c)(3) MGM Resorts Foundation, presenting sponsor of the Conference. This Conference is the nation’s new forum to promote women’s personal and professional development and advancement. The purpose of our Conference is to inspire women to seek their highest level of personal and professional growth by presenting participants with role models, varying perspectives and strategies for development. Learn more >

About MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International develops, builds and operates unique destination resorts designed to provide a total resort experience, including first-class accommodations and dining, world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities, and high-quality retail and gaming experiences. With 62,000 employees, MGM Resorts International is one of the world’s leading global hospitality and entertainment companies with 23 resorts. It has been consistently ranked among the top 500 of Newsweek Magazine’s listing of green companies. PR News has recognized MGM Resorts as an Overall Leader in CSR Practices while the Chairman & CEO has been recognized as a Responsible CEO of the Year by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

About MGM Resorts Foundation

The purpose of the MGM Resorts Foundation is to collect and distribute monies and assets donated by employees of MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM) for the aid and support of qualified community nonprofit programs, agencies or organizations designated exclusively by MGM Resorts employees. In addition, the Foundation collects and distributes donations to the Foundation by third-party non-employees to support charitable, scientific, literary, and educational activities approved by the Foundation’s Board of Directors and organized by MGM Resorts employees to benefit qualified non-profit charitable organizations designated by the Foundation’s Board.

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Marissa is the Owner of Climate Social, LLC. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Mizzou and a master's in environmental studies from UPenn. 

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