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Queer Women of Color: Paths to Power

Our conversation will cover the unique challenges and triumphs of an illustrious group of industry leaders, ranging from how they navigate the complexities of existing with intersecting marginalized identities, to how they use their power for good, to pivotal points on their leadership journeys.

Featured speakers:

Lilian Argueta (she/her/ella), Global Lead, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at CrowdStrike

Lilian Argueta is the Global Lead for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) at CrowdStrike, a leader in cybersecurity. Lilian was born and raised Los Angeles, California and is a proud Guatemalan American. Lilian holds a degree in Human Development with a focus on socio-cultural impact from UC San Diego. Beyond her professional pursuits, she finds joy in culinary adventures, gaming escapades, and staying active through exercise. With a remarkable seven pets to care for and a past as a collegiate Rugby player, Lilian embodies a multifaceted blend of passion, determination, and inclusivity in both her personal and professional endeavors.

Jasmine Jackson (they/she), DEI Specialist at Iterable

Jasmine Jackson is a DEI Specialist at Iterable, with a personal and professional passion for empathetic and holistic DEI practices and mentalities. As early as high school, Jasmine has set their sights on advocating for accessibility, opportunity, and inclusion for people who are often marginalized or overlooked. She is an alum of Penn State University, where she received her BAs in Economics and African Studies and a Master in Management, specializing in Management and Organizational Leadership. As a DEI professional, they engage in dynamic strategizing, opportunity-maximizing programming, DEI-related communications, and actualizing DEI corporate visions.Jessica Lai (she/her), Vice President – Tech Product Manager at Bank of AmericaJessica Lai is a Technology Product Manager with 21 years of experience within the financial services industry. She is a graduate of New York University Stern School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Information Systems. Jessica is passionate about leveraging the power of technology to improve the financial lives of everyone. She demonstrates her commitment to driving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace through her active volunteerism across various DEI programs at the bank, and currently holds leadership positions within both the local NYC and broader Enterprise chapters of the Bank of America LGBTQ+ Pride Employee Network.

Lolita Morrow (she/her), Head of Industry, Media & Entertainment at Vox Media

Lolita Morrow is a seasoned leader in the media and entertainment industry, with over 25 years experience in marketing and digital media. She is currently the Head of Industry, Media and Entertainment at Vox Media, where she leverages her expertise and network to create and execute strategic partnerships, campaigns, and initiatives that drive growth and value for the company and its clients. Lolita is also a creative and entrepreneurial professional, who has co-produced an award-winning short film, authored a best-selling book and serves on the Board of Directors of two non-profit organizations that promote inclusion and representation in the arts and culture sector.Stacy Martin (she/her), Strategic Account Executive - Expansion, Regional Lead (Africa) at Smartsheet; Fundraising and Sponsorship Manager at UK Black Pride

Stacy has been in the tech industry for over ten years, now working as an Enterprise Account Executive at Smartsheet. In 2023, she won the President's Club Award for boosting growth in Africa by an incredible 163%. Passionate about diversity and inclusion and making workplaces welcoming for everyone, Stacy sits on the Global DEI Board and formerly Co-Chaired Black at Smartsheet. In addition to this she has been supporting the creation of a new Neurodiversity Employee Resource Group. Outside of work, she's the Partnership Manager at UK Black Pride, the world's largest celebration for LGBTQI+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and Middle Eastern-descent.


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Queer Women of Color: Paths to Power
LivestreamSeminars & LecturesPanel/Q&AEducational
Wed 20/03
15:00 - 16:30
Online, World Wide Web

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