UPS Impact Summit: Advancing Equity and Economic Empowerment
UPS Impact Summit: Advancing Equity and Economic Empowerment
Rejoin UPS to history National Center for Civil and Human Rights for the very first of the UPS Foundation UPS Impact Summit! We will explore the rapidly evolving intersection of ESG, equity and economic empowerment. The goal is to empower stakeholders to think creatively about how we want to present ourselves as leaders and partners in the communities in which we work and live in this ever-changing space. Through dynamic discussions with some of the leading equity voices in Atlanta and around the world, the UPS Impact Summit will highlight the opportunity for stakeholders to move the needle on this critical topic.
The round tables include:
- Equity as a Core Strategy for Atlanta Businesses (In-Person Only) – Unique approaches and opportunities Atlanta companies have taken to define equity as a business strategy.
- Vaccine equity and the response to COVID-19 (Virtual only) – Humanitarian and logistics experts explain how they work together to deliver critical medical supplies to developing countries.
- Support economic empowerment and community diversity (Hybrid) – How UPS partnerships with diverse SMBs are changing lives, creating jobs and supporting the backbone of the economy: small businesses.
- Fireside Chat: Advancing the Black Community (Hybrid) – Partnerships and engagements can change the trajectory of future generations by creating jobs, increasing wealth and advancing the black community.
- Dr Njoh Andreas Ateke
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Cameroon Expanded Vaccination Program
Dr. Njoh is a Cameroonian doctor specializing in epidemiology and control of infectious diseases. He has extensive experience in immunization, health service delivery in hard-to-reach and conflict-affected settings, and health care management at subnational and national levels. He is currently deputy director of the expanded immunization program in Cameroon. In addition, Dr. Njoh is a former WHO fellow and a Geneva Learning Foundation coach.
- Jay Bailey
President and CEO
The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs
The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) is dedicated to empowering Black entrepreneurs and small business owners. Honoring the great legacy and visionary leadership of Herman J. Russell, Sr., the Atlanta-based center is designed to inspire ideas, create jobs, grow businesses, and increase community wealth.
- Deisha Barnet
President, Global Communications and Content Strategy
Deisha Barnett is an accomplished leader and board director who advises CEOs, strategizes, champions inclusion, and builds high-performing teams. She is a passionate driver of transformation and results, whether engaging media, investors, analysts, consumers, employees or community stakeholders. She is President of Communications and Content at UPS, where she leads storytelling targeting UPS personnel and external stakeholders around the world. His team guides company-wide editorial planning, social media, creative services, and environmental, social and governance communications strategy.
- Daniel Buezo
Designer & Co-founder
children of immigrants
Daniel Buezo is a first-generation Honduran American and the designer and co-founder of Kids of Immigrants, a Los Angeles-based streetwear startup. The brand aims to channel the sense of duality and pride that accompanies immigrant experiences into its clothing.
- Nikki Clifton
President, Social Impact and The UPS Foundation
Nikki leads UPS global philanthropy, social impact and international community affairs. She oversees the company’s efforts to meet the world’s most pressing social, humanitarian and environmental needs.
- Nicquel Terry Ellis
Nicquel is an award-winning journalist who is the senior staff writer for CNN’s Race & Equality team. She joined CNN in November 2020 and much of her work focuses on health disparities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, the intersection of race and politics, and the advancement of women. of color.
- Ayana Green
Vice President of US Marketing
Ayana Green leads strategy and revenue channels for small and midsize businesses, which includes digital communications, retail channels, start-ups and various customer segments. Ayana talks about her passion and commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion through her role on the UPS Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee and Equity Task Force, justice and action.
- Eva Kadilli
Director, Supply Division
Eva oversees UNICEF’s global supply chain and market shaping functions. She is responsible for managing UNICEF’s supply response to humanitarian crises and is part of the COVAX facility governance team, overseeing UNICEF’s role as procurement coordinator and lead agency. leader in COVAX supply and logistics.
- Anjalee Khemlani
Anjalee is a senior reporter at Yahoo Finance and covers all things business, with a focus on healthcare. Khemlani has previously worked for a variety of media organizations which include Startup Digital, Legacy Daily News, International Broadcast and Local Radio. Her most recent position was as editor of ROI-NJ in New Jersey.
- Jeremy Konyndyk
USAID COVID-19 Task Force
Jeremy Konyndyk oversees the development and implementation of USAID’s COVID-19 response efforts, comprising resources approaching $10 billion that support more than 100 countries suffering from the devastating effects of the virus. He leads the agency’s engagement on COVID-19 with foreign government counterparts, partner organizations and global response institutions, including Gavi/COVAX, the World Health Organization and the Global Fund.
- Laura Lane
Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Affairs
Laura oversees public policy and government affairs, communications, sustainability, community relations and the UPS Foundation and is a member of the UPS leadership team.
- Stephanie Liu
Co-founder and CEO
Stephanie Liu is a Chinese-American writer and director. She is co-founder of Xerophile Studios, a women-owned production company specializing in documentary shorts and branded content. Before making films, Stéphanie worked at the ABC News office in Washington and at the World Bank, where she produced multimedia from Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya and the Comoros.
- Marc H. Morial
President and CEO
National Urban League
Marc Morial is a leading voice on the national stage in the battle for jobs, education, housing and fair voting rights. The National Urban League is the nation’s largest historic civil and urban rights organization.
- Ingrid Orozco
Ingrid has spent her career developing and implementing trade and investment attraction projects in Latin America and the United States. She is also an entrepreneur and has created several different businesses, including ULead International, a global trade promotion agency in Mexico. Ingrid is President of the International Organization of Women in Commerce (OWIT) and Executive Director of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Mexico.
- Jill Savitt
President and CEO
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Jill, President and CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, is a human rights defender specializing in the prevention of genocide and atrocities. She assumed this leadership role in March 2019, but has been involved with the Center since 2010, when she curated the Center’s exhibition on human rights around the world before the Center opened in 2014. Previously , Savitt was acting director of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
- Charlene Thomas
Executive Vice President and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Charlene is Executive Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for UPS and a member of the company’s leadership team. In her previous role as Director of Human Resources, she guided UPS transformation and HR initiatives to optimize the talent, leadership and culture of the company’s more than 528,000 employees worldwide.
- Monique Villavicencio
Monica is an American writer and director of Filipino and Nicaraguan descent. She is co-founder of Xerophile Studios, a women-owned production company specializing in documentary shorts and branded content. Monica was previously an NPR Kroc Fellow and has written and produced for various media organizations.
- Kevin Warren
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Kevin is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at UPS. In this role, he is responsible for U.S. and international marketing, The UPS Store, digital channels, revenue enablement, business planning, forecasting and pricing, digital marketing, customer experience. , the relevance of the brand and the company’s Ware2Go subsidiary.
- Wes Wheeler
President of Global Healthcare
Wes oversees UPS’s first vertical business unit and focuses specifically on pharmaceuticals, medical devices, wholesalers, retail distributors and customers who store or move regulated healthcare products.
Additional speakers to be confirmed.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is one of the world’s largest companies, with 2021 revenue of $97.3 billion, and provides a wide range of integrated logistics solutions to customers in more than 220 countries and territories. Focused on its purpose statement, “Moving our world forward by delivering what matters,” the company’s 534,000 employees embrace a simple and powerfully executed strategy: customers first. Directed people. Focused on innovation. UPS is committed to reducing its impact on the environment and supporting the communities we serve around the world. UPS also takes an unwavering stance on diversity, equity and inclusion. Further information is available at www.ups.com, about.ups.com and www.investors.ups.com.