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March Event

NAAAHR-Greater New York

Women’s History Month

Powerful Women in Leadership


In recognition of Women’s History Month, join us on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 for an amazing event.

“Powerful Women In Leadership.” Hear from four dynamic executive leaders who drive business toward a more diverse, healthy, and sustainable organization.

The evening will feature networking, a panel discussion, and Q&A. This is an opportunity for HR professionals, small business owners, and all interested to learn and be inspired by four women executives who have achieved both personal and professional success.



Wanda Jackson Scherri Roberts II

Wanda Jackson

Scherri Roberts

Elisa Leary II Colleen Talyor

Elisa Leary

Colleen Taylor

Our phenomenal panelists are:

  • Wanda Jackson, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, National Urban League
  • Scherri Roberts, Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Hearst Magazines & Hearst Technology
  • Elisa Leary, Vice President, Human Resources – Merchant Strategy, Analytics & Innovation Talent, Macy’s Inc.
  • Colleen Taylor, Executive Vice President, New Payments, Mastercard


During this lively panel discussion, these leaders will share the tangible and intangible benefits derived from their careers including:

  • An inside view of the challenges and opportunities for women in business, as well as the risks and rewards of ascending to higher levels of influence
  • The importance of a mentor and a sponsor to foster leadership and career success
  • How to navigate the political landscape to achieve the higher level of influence while remaining true to your values.
  • How to balance work, family, a drive to succeed and not apologize for having it all

The program will be both engaging and educational, offering practical tips and techniques for successful negotiations, dealing with difficult people, and more!

Live question and answer session – you ask YOUR specific leadership development questions. A session not to be missed!



March 28, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Year Up
85 Broad Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10004


Refreshments Served

You Must Register To Attend