by Edward Cates

Thursday, June 16, 2011  • W Hotel Midtown, Atlanta

(subject to change)

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Savoy Digital Lounge
powered by HP
Stay connected, check your email or browse the web at our complementary digital lounge.

Welcome & Introductory Keynote

General Session:
Mind, Body & Soul
New York Times best selling author and inspirational speaker, Dr. Iyanla Vanzant will kick off the conference with life lessons for a balanced life and read excerpts from her new book Peace from Broken Pieces.

10:15–10:30 Break

General Session: Shattering the Glass Ceiling

MODERATOR: DR. JILL PERRY-SMITH, Associate Professor, Emory University Goizueta School of Business
SONYA DUKES, SVP, Director of Corporate Supplier Diversity Wells Fargo
TERRI PLUMMER McCLURE, SVP of Legal, Compliance & Public Affairs, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary UPS
A panel including some of the highest ranking African American executives in corporate America share insights to empower your ascension up the corporate ladder.

11:15–11:30 Break

11:30am–12:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Workshop A: Corporate Card Game
CANDI CASTLEBERRY SINGLETON, Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
This dynamic workshop will teach you to identify your company’s “card tables” and “key players.” You’ll learn where career decisions are really made and who’s making them. You’ll find out how to get your name into important conversations and how to manage your brand and reputation.

Workshop B: Doing Business with Corporate America powered by Wells Fargo
CASONDRA DEVINE, SVP, Senior Business Manager Corporate Supplier Diversity, Wells Fargo
KARMETRIA DUNHAM BURTON, General Manager Supplier Diversity, Delta Air Lines
MICHELLE SOURIE ROBINSON, Esq., Director, Supplier Diversity, The Home Depot
SHAWN OUTLER, Group Vice President, Multicultural Merchandising and Vendor Development at Macy’s
Fortune 500 corporations are looking to do business with Woman-owned businesses. Do you want to land that corporate contract? Our panelists will provide you insight into what they are looking for and how you can begin a conversation that could lead to new business.

Workshop C: Securing Your Financial Future
A sound financial plan is important now more than ever. Experts in personal finance, investments and insurance will share tips and techniques for financial balance and growth.

Workshop D: The Power of a Law Degree
MODERATOR: MARIAN COVER DOCKERY, ESQ., Executive Director of Diversity, State Bar of Georgia
PHILIPPA V. ELLIS, ESQ, Partner, Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney, LLP
NONI ELLISON SOUTHALL, ESQ., Senior Counsel, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Leading attorneys, judges and corporate counsel share their path to success with a Juris Doctorate law degree. This panel discussion shows the many applications of a Law degree.

12:30–12:45 Break

12:45–1:45 Luncheon Keynote
Planning Your Next Win

LISA PRICE, Founder & CEO, Carol’s Daughter
Focusing on empowerment of the assembled audience, the keynote speaker will deliver a message of preparation and planning to achieve unprecedented wins and victories.

1:45–2:45 Concurrent Sessions

Workshop A: Produced By Faith: Enjoy Real Success without Compromising Your True Self
DEVON FRANKLIN, Vice President, Columbia Pictures/Sony
Sony Film executive Devon Franklin shares tips and techniques from his new book Produced by Faith: Real Success without Compromising Your True Self. The workshop looks at the parallels between producing a blockbuster film and producing a blockbuster life.

Workshop B: Building Your Brand with Social Media
MODERATOR: GAIL EVANS, Vice President of, HP
JAI STONE, CEO, The Brand Coach
Social media is more than having a Facebook page, it’s a powerful channel that can enhance your brand and increase your visibility. A team of experts in social media will present tools, techniques and resources that will help you reach

the next level in social media engagement and get in on the conversation.

Workshop C: Love & Relationships
Experts on love and relationships will explore the challenges facing the quest for meaningful relationships. Participants will discuss understanding what it takes to love and be loved. Don’t miss this juicy discussion with real advice on how to find, maintain and grow the love in your life.

2:45–3:00 Break

General Session: Blueprint for Executing Dreams to Success
powered by ING
MODERATOR: RHONDA MIMS, President of ING Foundation
KIM BLACKWELL, Managing Partner and CEO, PMM Agency
TAMARA S. BOWENS, Co-Founder, BowensBergeron
JENELL R. ROSS, Dealer Operator, Bob Ross, GMC and Mercedes-Benz
Leading Women business owners provide an in depth discussion on the path to entrepreneurship, creating growth and profitability and maintaining work life balance.

General Session: Savoy Fashion & Style Review

Millions of TV viewers from Oprah and NBC’s Today, to The View and Access Hollywood regularly follow Lloyd’s simple style philosophy that ‘Less is Modern.’ Lloyd will share tips from his latest book The Style Checklist.

Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference Networking Reception

DJ/Music by Salah Ananse

Producer, DJ

After over 16 years as one of the hottest producers and DJs on the Atlanta underground music scene, Salah Ananse talent as a DJ has put him on bills with notable DJ’s such as Vikter Duplaix, DJ Kemit (Kemeticjust), Rich Medina, Brother ?uestlove and Kai Alce. He has also held opening DJ spots for artists such as Dave Chappelle, India Arie, Joi, Res, Fertile Ground, Dwele, Les Nubians, Musiq, The Roots, Donnie and Raphael Saadiq.