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Meet These Trailblazing Women at 3BL Forum

Nearly 60 percent of the speakers at the 2019 3BL Forum are trailblazing women ready to share stories on the how and why driving corporate sustainability. Meet them Oct. 29-30 just outside Washington, D.C.
By Leon Kaye
3BL Forum

Everyone has a voice. But at a time when there are limitless ways to share that voice, it’s how you choose to use it that absolutely matters.

That's why the speakers at this fall’s 3BL Forum Brands Taking Stands – What's Next stand out.

With just two months to go before the October 29-30 Forum, the 80-plus speakers are getting ready to share their voices as they offer world-class insight into the relevant and timely topics in sustainability, social impact and corporate responsibility today.

Among this year’s speakers, nearly 60 percent are trailblazing women ready to share their stories as they lead the way in their respective fields, including:

  • MGM National Harbor President and COO Melonie Johnson, who has a unique perspective on what it takes to get a seat at the leadership table.
  • Black & Veatch President and Chief Human Resources Officer Stephanie Hasenbos-Case, who will share what it means to be intentional about the workforce of the future.
  • CECP Managing Director Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, who will bring her perspective to the stage on what she is hearing from senior leaders around the country. 
  • Porter Novelli/Cone VP of Marketing/Research and Insights Whitney Dailey, who will call your attention to what is driving activism in our nation’s young people, as well what every company needs to know to engage, inspire and activate them.

Join these and other exceptional women at the Forum, at MGM National Harbor, just outside of Washington, D.C. Prepare for two days of fast-paced discussion aimed at answering some of the most simple yet impactful questions about today’s and tomorrow’s business landscape, such as “why,” “how,” “what’s next” and “where are we headed.”

“This year’s conference will feature some exceptional women on our main stage,” said Lynne Filderman, Executive Producer of the 3BL Forum. “In speaking with each of these women in the run-up to our high-octane event, I have heard firsthand their candid and authentic voices, whether focused on brand purpose, women’s leadership, intentionality of the future workforce, bridging corporate silos or insights into ‘what's next.’ You can be assured they will bring their experiences and unique perspectives to our two-day conversation.”

Now through Friday, September 6, receive 30 percent off registration rates for 3BL Forum when you enter the code LABORDAY2019. Join us as we explore how companies, with employees at the helm, are reinventing how they do business – whether it’s redefining their purpose, making social impact commitments or finding where to put a stake in the ground. 

Image credit of National Harbor, MD: Sharosh Rajasekher/Unsplash

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Leon Kaye has written for 3p since 2010 and become executive editor in 2018. His previous work includes writing for the Guardian as well as other online and print publications. In addition, he's worked in sales executive roles within technology and financial research companies, as well as for a public relations firm, for which he consulted with one of the globe’s leading sustainability initiatives. Currently living in Central California, he’s traveled to 70-plus countries and has lived and worked in South Korea, the United Arab Emirates and Uruguay.

Leon’s an alum of Fresno State, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of Southern California's Marshall Business School. He enjoys traveling abroad as well as exploring California’s Central Coast and the Sierra Nevadas.

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