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WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

A VIRTUAL EVENT

ALL ABOUT WOMEN IS A PREMIER FORUM DESIGNED TO EMPOWER AND INSPIRE WOMEN OF ALL ETHNICITIES, AGES, AND OCCUPATIONS TO BE BRAVER, DREAM BIGGER, AND

RISE HIGHER IN THEIR PERSONAL LIVES, CAREERS, AND COMMUNITIES.

PRESENTED BY

 

KAO USA | OHIO NATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES | TRIHEALTH

 

THE CHRIST HOSPITAL HEALTH NETWORK

FIFTH THIRD BANK

DUKE ENERGY

 

CINTAS CORPORATION | FIRST FINANCIAL BANK | THE KROGER CO.

 
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TINA TCHEN

 

PRESIDENT & CEO

TIME’S UP NOW &

THE TIME’S UP FOUNDATION

SPECIAL GUEST

 

AGENDA & PRESENTERS

10:00 AM TO 10:05 AM

WELCOME

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AMY SPILLER

PRESIDENT - OHIO & KENTUCKY

DUKE ENERGY

AMY IS PRESIDENT OF DUKE ENERGY - OHIO & KENTUCKY, WHICH SERVES NEARLY 885,000 ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS AND MORE THAN 550,000 NATURAL GAS CUSTOMERS. SHE OVERSEES THE COMPANY'S RATE AND REGULATORY INITIATIVES, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS FUNCTIONS. AMY JOINED THE COMPANY IN 2003 AS A LITIGATOR IN THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT AND WAS PROMOTED TO DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL. SHE THEN BECAME VICE PRESIDENT OF OHIO GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AND IN 2018, WAS NAMED TO HER CURRENT POSITION. SHE ALSO SERVES ON A NUMBER OF CIVIC AND NON-PROFIT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.

10:05 AM TO 11:00 AM

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

PRESENTED BY TRIHEALTH

 

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TONYA HURST

DIRECTOR, PERINATAL PROGRAMS & SYSTEM COMMUNICATIONS

TRIHEALTH

TONYA IS THE DIRECTOR OF PERINATAL PROGRAMS AND EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS AT TRIHEALTH. SHE IS A HEALTHCARE VETERAN DEDICATED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE GREATER CINCINNATI COMMUNITY THROUGH INCLUSIVE, MISSION-DRIVEN PROGRAMS AND COMMUNICATIONS. HER 20-YEAR BACKGROUND IN HEALTHCARE, COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS CONVERGE WITH HER PASSION FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND EQUITY TO HELP ENSURE ALL WOMEN CAN ACCESS HIGH-QUALITY CARE. SHE LOOKS FORWARD TO A FUTURE WHERE HEALTH DISPARITIES ARE ELIMINATED AND ALL PEOPLE HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES.

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DR. CHARLA JONES

ADULT PSYCHIATRIST

TRIHEALTH

DR. JONES HAS BEEN WORKING AS AN ADULT PSYCHIATRIST FOR TEN YEARS. SHE OBTAINED HER MEDICAL DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND ATTENDED RESIDENCY AT THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL. SHE THEN COMPLETED A TWO-YEAR ADVANCED PSYCHOTHERAPY TRAINING PROGRAM AT THE CINCINNATI PSYCHOANALYTIC INSTITUTE AND SHE IS BOARD CERTIFIED IN GENERAL PSYCHIATRY BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY. DR. JONES HAS WORKED IN A MYRIAD OF CLINICAL SETTINGS AND NOW PROVIDES GENERAL PSYCHIATRIC CARE THROUGH TRIHEALTH PHYSICIANS.

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COLLEEN LINDHOLZ

PRESIDENT, KROGER HEALTH

THE KROGER CO.

COLLEEN IS PRESIDENT OF KROGER HEALTH, WITH OVER 2,200 PHARMACIES AND 220 CLINICS IN 37 STATES. SHE LEADS A TEAM OF MORE THAN 22,000 HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS WHO PROVIDE HEALTH AND WELLNESS SOLUTIONS TO MORE THAN 14 MILLION CUSTOMERS EACH YEAR AND SHE OVERSEES THE COMPANY'S PHARMACY, CLINICAL, AND NUTRITION OPERATIONS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL HEALTHCARE-RELATED DIGITAL SOLUTIONS AND TELEHEALTH PLATFORMS. SHE IS THE LEAD ARCHITECT OF THE COMPANY'S "FOOD AS MEDICINE" STRATEGY AND IS A PASSIONATE BELIEVER IN KROGER HEALTH'S VISION TO HELP PEOPLE LIVE HEALTHIER LIVES.

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DR. REGINA WHITFIELD-KEKESSI

OB/GYN

TRIHEALTH

DR. REGINA IS A BOARD-CERTIFIED OB/GYN WITHIN THE TRIHEALTH MEDICAL SYSTEM. WITH 16 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, DR. REGINA CARES FOR WOMEN THROUGHOUT THEIR REPRODUCTIVE JOURNEYS. SHE ALSO SPECIALIZES IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURES, INCLUDING DA VINCI, TO PROVIDE COMPLETE OVERALL HEALTH SERVICES TO WOMEN AT EVERY STAGE OF LIFE. IN 2019, SHE WAS VOTED ONE OF CINCINNATI MAGAZINE'S TOP DOCTORS AND IN 2017, SHE RECEIVED THE VITALS PATIENTS' CHOICE AWARD, A COVETED HONOR THAT REFLECTS THE IMPACT A PARTICULAR PHYSICIAN HAS MADE IN THE LIVES OF HIS OR HER PATIENTS.

11:05 AM TO 12:00 PM

BE AN UPSTANDER: RACE & ALLYSHIP

PRESENTED BY KAO USA

BIO OIL | BIORE | CUREL | JOHN FRIEDA | WAKATI

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LEIRE BASCARAN

CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF OF STRATEGY

HELEN & GERTRUDE

LEIRE IS THE CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF OF STRATEGY AT HELEN & GERTRUDE, LEADING THE INTEGRATION OF THE COMPANY'S CLIENT SERVICES, MEDIA, ANALYTICS, AND MARKETING TEAMS TO PRODUCE CUTTING-EDGE CONTENT FOCUSED ON RESULTS. AS A LATINA WOMEN LEADER, LEIRE USES HER ROLE TO EMPOWER THOSE AROUND HER AND FIND OPPORTUNITIES TO INFUSE HER HERITAGE WITH HER PROFESSIONAL PURSUITS. IN THE MIDST OF ADVOCATING FOR WOMEN, GROWING A BUSINESS, AND BEING A MOM OF TWO, SHE HAS PRODUCED SEVERAL AWARD-WINNING DIGITAL MARKETING CAMPAIGNS AND ADVISED SOME OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES. 

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MEGHAN CUMMINGS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

THE WOMEN’S FUND OF THE GREATER CINCINNATI FOUNDATION

MEGHAN SERVES AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE WOMEN'S FUND OF THE GREATER CINCINNATI FOUNDATION. THROUGH LEADERSHIP, RESEARCH, AND POLICY ADVOCACY, THE WOMEN'S FUND WORKS TO IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS EMPLOYMENT BARRIERS AFFECTING WORKING WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES. ITS MISSION IS TO ENSURE THE ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY OF WOMEN IN THE GREATER CINCINNATI AREA AND IGNITE A SHARED DESIRE TO IMPROVE IT. MEGHAN AND HER TEAM FOCUS ON INTERVENTIONS FOR WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES AT A SYSTEMS LEVEL. THE WOMEN'S FUND RECENTLY RELEASED ITS BLACK WOMAN'S ECONOMIC MOBILITY RESEARCH. 

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KARA HEINRICH

BIORE GLOBAL STRATEGY & INNOVATION

KAO USA

KARA GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI IN 2016 WITH A DEGREE IN MARKETING AND NOW WORKS ON THE BIORE SKINCARE GLOBAL STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT TEAM, WHERE SHE ASSISTS IN NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND LEADS THE TEAM'S ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY, AND GOVERNANCE STRATEGY. SHE WAS ADOPTED AS AN INFANT FROM SOUTH KOREA AND GREW UP IN A SUBURB OF CLEVELAND, OHIO. OUTSIDE OF WORK, KARA MENTORS UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI STUDENTS, AS WELL AS TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH THE KOREAN ADOPTEE COMMUNITY. SHE ALSO VOLUNTEERS WITHIN HER COMMUNITY AS AN ADVOCATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH.

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RICKELL HOWARD SMITH

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER SOUTHWESTERN OHIO 

RICKELL IS A CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY AND POLICY ADVOCATE SPECIALIZING IN CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY REFORM. SHE CURRENTLY SERVES AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE CENTER FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AT THE URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER SOUTHWESTERN OHIO. SHE BEGAN HER LEGAL CAREER AS A LEGAL AID ATTORNEY REPRESENTING INDIGENT CLIENTS IN EVICTION, HOUSING DISCRIMINATION, AND SUBSIDIZED HOUSING MATTERS. SHE WENT ON TO CHAMPION CIVIL RIGHTS AND RACIAL EQUALITY INITIATIVES AT THE OHIO JUSTICE AND POLICY CENTER, CHILDREN'S LAW CENTER, AND GREATER CINCINNATI FOUNDATION.

12:05 PM TO 1:00 PM

WOMEN OF POWER BDR TALKS (BE BRAVER | DREAM BIGGER | RISE HIGHER)

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KAREN FRANK

PRESIDENT, MASS SECTOR – AMERICAS & EUROPE

& PRESIDENT, KAO USA

KAREN IS PRESIDENT OF KAO USA, AS WELL AS PRESIDENT OF THE MASS MARKET CHANNEL FOR THE AMERICAS AND EUROPE FOR THE KAO CORPORATION, A 130-YEAR OLD GLOBAL CONSUMER PRODUCTS BUSINESS. OVERSEEING THE ENTIRE PORTFOLIO OF SKIN CARE, HAIR CARE, AND MASS BRANDS, KAREN DRIVES BUSINESS GROWTH WHILE WORKING TO CREATE EXCITEMENT AND SHARED INSPIRATION WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION. WITH A LONG HISTORY OF EMPOWERING AND SUPPORTING WOMEN, KAREN BEGAN HER CAREER AT PROCTER & GAMBLE AND LATER LAUNCHED ALCOVE MARKETING, A NICHE MARKETING AGENCY THAT SERVICED FORTUNE 500 CPG COMPANIES.

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TASHAWNA OTABIL 

CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER & VICE PRESIDENT, MANAGED CARE

TRIHEALTH

TASHAWNA WAS RECENTLY APPOINTED CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER AND VICE PRESIDENT OF MANAGED CARE FOR TRIHEALTH. IN HER PREVIOUS ROLE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MANAGED CARE DIVISION, TASHAWNA GREW THE PHYSICIAN VALUE BASED REVENUE FROM $12 MILLION TO $38 MILLION IN JUST TWO YEARS, EARNING THE DIVISION RECOGNITION AS THE TOP ACCOUNTABILITY CARE ORGANIZATION IN THE NATION. LAST MONTH, SHE WAS RECOGNIZED AS A YWCA CAREER WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT AND IN 2020, SHE RECEIVED THE TRIHEALTH SERVANT LEADER AWARD. SHE IS THE AUTHOR OF FOUR BOOKS AND A STRONG CHAMPION FOR WOMEN.

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ALANDES POWELL

VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS CONTROLS

FIFTH THIRD BANK

ALANDES IS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS CONTROLS WITH FIFTH THIRD BANK, WHERE SHE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTROLS SUPPORTING CENTRAL OPERATIONS. PREVIOUSLY, SHE SERVED AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR AT CITI CARDS, WHERE SHE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR A PORTFOLIO WITHIN CARDS RETAIL SERVICES. IN THE COMMUNITY, ALANDES IS THE IMMEDIATE PAST BOARD CHAIR FOR THE URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER SOUTHWESTERN OHIO, THE CO-FOUNDER OF BLACK ART SPEAKS, AND THE VISIONARY BEHIND THE CINCINNATI'S BLACK LIVES MATTER MURAL, WHICH IS BASED ON A POEM SHE WROTE, ENTITLED "WE WANT WHAT YOU WANT". 

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DR. ODAYME QUESADA

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, THE WOMEN’S HEART CENTER

THE CHRIST HOSPITAL HEALTH NETWORK

DR. QUESADA IS THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE WOMEN'S HEART CENTER AT THE CHRIST HOSPITAL HEALTH NETWORK AND AN AWARD-WINNING, BOARD CERTIFIED CARDIOLOGIST WITH ADVANCED CLINICAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE IN WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. SHE GRADUATED FROM YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND COMPLETED HER INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY AT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO. SHE LATER COMPLETED A CLINICAL CARDIOVASCULAR FELLOWSHIP AND A NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH T32 CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AT CEDARS-SINAI SMIDT HEART INSTITUTE IN LOS ANGELES.  

1:05 PM TO 2:00 PM

A CONVERSATION WITH TINA TCHEN

PRESENTED BY OHIO NATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES

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TINA TCHEN

PRESIDENT & CEO

TIME’S UP NOW &

THE TIME’S UP FOUNDATION

TINA IS THE PRESIDENT & CEO OF TIME'S UP NOW AND THE TIME'S UP FOUNDATION, OVERSEEING THE ORGANIZATIONS' EFFORTS TO CHANGE CULTURE, COMPANIES, AND LAWS TO MAKE WORK SAFE, FAIR, AND DIGNIFIED FOR WOMEN OF ALL KINDS. FORMER CHIEF OF STAFF TO MICHELLE OBAMA AND ONE OF THE CO-FOUNDERS OF THE TIME'S UP LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, WHICH HAS CONNECTED MORE THAN 3,600 PEOPLE TO LEGAL OR PR SUPPORT FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACROSS DOZENS OF INDUSTRIES, TINA IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN A POST METOO ERA. IN ORDER TO MAKE THE EQUALITY MOVEMENT BRING LASTING CHANGE, TINA RUNS A RESEARCH LAB THAT UNCOVERS THE POLICIES AND STRATEGIES THAT ACTUALLY WORK IN ENSURING GENDER EQUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE.

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BARBARA TURNER

PRESIDENT & CEO

OHIO NATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES

IN JANUARY 2021, BARBARA BECAME THE PRESIDENT & CEO OF OHIO NATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES AND IS THE FIRST WOMAN AND PERSON OF COLOR TO HOLD THIS POSITION SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN 1909. SHE JOINED THE COMPANY IN 1997 AND STEADILY ROSE IN A VARIETY OF EXECUTIVE POSITIONS, MOST RECENTLY AS THE 11TH PRESIDENT & COO. SHE HAS RECEIVED NUMEROUS AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS AND IS VERY ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY, SERVING AS A MEMBER OF THE CINCINNATI REGIONAL BUSINESS COMMITTEE AND EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, AND VICE CHAIR & BOARD CHAIR ELECT OF THE UNITED WAY OF GREATER CINCINNATI.

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