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WAVE Access ~ Second Annual Women in Alternatives Career Forum

November 06, 2018
7:30 AM - 2:10 PM
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New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
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The headlines and studies are pervasive on the gap in women in PE & VC and the value to diversity. The WAVE forum will provide a unified platform leveraging support from affiliated industry groups, to help encourage women to lean into and persist with the business. The Access Forum will also efficiently help employers begin to solve the continued issue on finding qualified female candidates across all levels of our industry.

Agenda:
7:30-8:00 am: Registration
8:00 am: Seated Breakfast
8:15–8:30 am: Welcome Remarks; Keynote Speaker
8:30-9:15 am: Panel 1 - Exploring the Continuum of Careers in Alternative Investments – Investment Management
9:15-10:30 am: Panel 2 – Exploring the Continuum of Careers in Alternative Investments – Investment Allocators
10:30-11:15 am: Panel 3 - Male Perspective on Diversity, Culture, and Teams
11:15 -11:30 am: Break
11:30-12:00 pm: Topic Specific Roundtable Discussions
12:00-12:10 pm: Transition to Expo
12:10-2:10 pm: Career Expo

Current Speakers and Moderators Confirmed:

Panel 1 - Exploring the Continuum of Careers in Alternative Investments – Investment Management
Moderator: Luisa Beltran, Senior Editor at PE HUB/Buyouts Insider
Panelists:
Elizabeth Betten, Manager Director, Madison Dearborn Partners
Michelle Creed, Managing Director, Landmark Partners
Kelly Ford, Partner, Edison Partners
Julia Kahr, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

Panel 2 - Exploring the Continuum of Careers in Alternative Investments – Investment Allocators
Moderator: Deborah Bronston-Culp, COO and CFO of Parity Partners
Alisa Wood, Client and Partner Group, KKR
StepStone Group

Panel 3 - Male Perspective on Diversity, Culture, and Teams
Moderator: Todd Mazur, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
William Q. Derrough, Managing Director & Co-Head of Recapitalization & Restructuring Group, Moelis & Company
Mark Evans, Principal Investment Officer, State of Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds
Mark Jenkins, Managing Director and Head of Global Credit, The Carlyle Group
Marty Nesbitt, Co-CEO, The Vistria Group, LLC

Registration is now closed for students. The application process was available for students from August 27 to September 30, 2018.  We will notify you by October 15 if you are accepted. For any questions, please email wavecoordinator@gmail.com.

Registration for Candidates: $50.00 (WAVE will charge the $50.00 fee only to accepted candidates who do not show up for the November 6 event).

Travel Assistance: WAVE can offer reimbursements for travel costs for out of town candidates. The value of the travel stipend will range from $200-400 based on distance of travel and need. We also have a limited block of complimentary rooms available on a first-come, first serve basis (rooms will likely be shared).

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