Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago
Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago, 122 W Monroe St. Chicago, IL

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Dec 7 EST - Thu Dec 8 EST (in 7 months)
Location Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago
122 W Monroe St. Chicago, IL
Region Americas

Engage with institutional shareholders, public company executives, diversity and search firm executives, practice experts, researchers and academics

Discover the latest developments on the road to gender diversity and best practices on gender parity efforts

Apply tools and tactics designed to improve diversity of thought on boards and in the c-suite – towards improved value creation


2022 Speakers

Netti Dewan
Global Finance & Tax Leader, Author, Speaker, Board Director Co-founder tech firms, Angel Investor, Wellbeing Guru Atlanta, GA

Becky Sharpe
CEO International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. Nashville, TN

Valerie Plame
“Outed” CIA Operations Officer Best-Selling Author of Fair Game & Blowback Santa Fe, NM

JoAnn Lilek
CFO and/or and Director Datum One Series Trust, Milton’s Distributing, Inc and Amalgamated Bank NY Chicago, IL

Dee M. Robinson
CEO, Founder & Principal Robinson Hill, Disrupt Global Chicago, IL

Kerry Jordan
Co-Founder and Managing Partner Supercritical Chicago, IL

Dorri McWhorter
CEO YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Chicago, IL

Cindy Burrell
President Diversity in Boardrooms Chicago, IL

Katie Lever
Board Member and Audit Committee Chair Bank of George Las Vegas, NV

Devin James
Director, Investor Relations, Finance & ESG Edison Electric Institute Washington, D.C.

Debbie Halvorson-Bush
President American Eagle Logistics Crete, IL

Maryann Waryjas
Corporate Board Director with ESG Focus, C-Suite Executive SEC ACFE, ERM Leader, NACD Board Leadership Fellow Chicago, IL

Jo Lynne Whiting
Chair of the Board of Directors Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation Aurora, CO

Venita Fields
Board Director, Superior Group of Companies IMA Financial Group, Inc, Chicago, IL

Julie Smolyansky
CEO and Board Director Lifeway Foods (NASDAQ:LWAY) Chicago, IL

Jurgita Ashley
Partner, Thompson Hine LLP, Lakewood, OH

John Glenn Grau
President and CEO, InvestorCom, New York, NY

Deborah Rosati
Corporate Director Khiron Life Sciences Corp

Cathy Hansell
Founder and President Breakthrough Results

Cameron Munter
U.S. Ambassador (retired) Prague, Czech Republic

Carol Nolan Drake
Corporate Governance, ESG and Diversity, and Federal Relations Attorney and Author Carlow Consulting, LLC, Columbus, OH

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Women Get on Board
• League of Allies
• Breakthrough Results
• Thompson Hine
• InvestorCom