Fair Pay Global Forum 2020 - Program and Speaker
Side Event during the 64th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30 am
The event is followed by a networking lunch.
Registration starts at 10:30 am, please plan your time accordingly.
Venue: SAP Office, 10 Hudson Yards, Designers Space - 48th floor in the Leonardo Center, New York
The Fair Pay Global Forum will address how to translate fair pay principles into practice. Fair pay for women and men has been high on the international agenda. There is an on-going international call for immediate and concrete action. The Fair Pay Global Forum will gather representatives from companies, trade unions, NGOs, governments and international organisations to exchange ideas and hands-on strategies on how to achieve fair pay.
Henrike von Platen, CEO / Founder, Fair Pay Innovation Lab
How Companies Thrive for Fair Pay
Ann Rosenberg, SVP for UN Partnerships, SAP / Global Head, SAP Next-Gen
Lorraine Hariton, President & CEO, Catalyst
Discussion: Exchanging Best Practices on Fair Pay
Sari Einy Brody, Head of Global Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Ingka Group
Hanna Birna Kristjansdottir, Chair of the Board, Women Political Leaders
Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency Australia
Emanuela Pozzan, Senior Specialist on Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination, ILO
Karin Raguin, VP, Talent and Special Projects, LVMH
hosted by: Allison Haunss, Executive Producer/Host, Working Woman Report
Henrike von Platen, CEO / Founder, Fair Pay Innovation Lab
The event is followed by a networking lunch Advocacy and Coalition-Building for Fair Pay co-hosted by the UN Women USA NY and PowHer New York.
Henrike von Platen
Henrike von Platen, CEO/ Founder, Fair Pay Innovation Lab. Her goal: fair pay for everyone. For many years, this business informatics scientist and economist has fought for economic independence for people all over the world. She founded a women's investment club, is university councillor and lecturer at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and is involved in the Arbeitskreis deutscher Aufsichtsrat e.V. for the professionalization of supervisory boards and at FidAR, the initiative for more women on supervisory boards. From 2010 to 2016 she was president of Business and Professional Women Germany and patron of the German Equal Pay Day campaign. She also initiated a nationwide petition for equality on pay slips in 2016.
This financial expert is convinced that women and money belong together and is the author of the book "Let’s talk about money – the fast track to equality". She has received several awards for her work.
Ann Rosenberg is Senior Vice President for UN Partnerships at SAP & Global Head of SAP Next-Gen and SAP University Alliances.
Ann leads SAP Next-Gen, a purpose driven innovation university and community aligned with SAP's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and supporting SAP's 425,000+ customers across 25 industries and 7 lines-of-business in 180+ countries.
Ann is the global lead for #sheinnovates in collaboration with UN Women, to drive industry-wide action to make innovation and technology work better for young women and girls.
Ann has published the books "SAP Next-Gen: Innovation with Purpose," and "SAP Next-Gen: Using Science Fiction as a Starship for Enterprise Innovation," and will soon publish "What Does It Really Mean to Win?".
Lorraine Hariton is President & CEO of Catalyst, a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Catalyst’s vision and mission have long been a passion for Lorraine, and she is honored to lead the organization at this crucial time and to help write the next chapter in its 57-year legacy of accelerating positive change for women.
Lorraine’s extensive career includes senior-level positions in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and executive. She began her career at IBM, has served in the Obama administration at the Department of State, and developed the Global STEM Alliance at the NY Academy of Sciences. She has been involved in women’s leadership initiatives throughout her career, serving on the boards of UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change, the Stanford Clayman Institute for Gender Research, and the Forum for Entrepreneurs and Executives.
Sari Einy Brody
Sari Einy Brody, is the Head of Global Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) at Ingka Group. She has been working in this space for over 20 years, sharing her passion for fairness and equality and her conviction that "inclusion is everyone’s responsibility". She joined IKEA in 2001, after leading workshops to introduce diversity to all key leaders throughout the organization and across the world.
In her current role, Sari provides strategic direction and a systematic approach to ED&I at Ingka Group, integrating it into the overall business strategy and practices. Together with her team and a network of over 70 ambassadors from across the world, she leads the ED&I efforts, with the aim of creating a positive impact on people’s lives at work and become a force for positive change in society.
Sari has an advanced degree in Organizational Psychology and is a certified coach with the International Coach Federation. She is a member of the World Economic Forum - Global Future Council for Equality and Inclusion and a member of The Conference Board - global council for Diversity and Inclusion. Israeli born, and US citizen, Sari currently resides in Madrid, works in Sweden, and manages a virtual multinational team.
Hanna Birna Kristjansdottir
Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir is the Chair of the Executive Board of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL). She has been active in Icelandic politics for many years, both in the national Parliament and local government. She is the former Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Parliament and former Minister of the Interior in Iceland. Before getting elected to Parliament, she was the Mayor of Reykjavík, the President of the City Council and chaired several committees and organisations for the City of Reykjavík. She is also the former Vice Chair of the Independence Party in Iceland; the former deputy Secretary General of the party and the former Secretary General of its Parliamentary Group. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Iceland in 1991. After that, she received a Master of Science in International and European Politics from the University of Edinburgh (1993).
Libby Lyons was appointed Australian Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in October 2015. She oversees the statutory reporting process that gathers gender equality data from more than 10,000 employers, covering more than 4 million employees. Soon after taking up her appointment at the Agency, Libby initiated the development of a strategic plan focused on maximising the Agency’s world-leading dataset and expanding the reach and impact of gender reporting nationally and internationally. She also presented at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York in 2018 and 2019.
In leading the Agency, Libby is focused on working closely with employers to achieve gender equality. Libby was listed in Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People Working in Gender Policy for both 2018 and 2019 and was featured in 200 Women Who Will Change The Way You See The World. She is a member of Chief Executive Women and is a proud Ambassador for Honour a Woman, a volunteer organisation working to achieve gender balance in the Australian honours system.
Emanuela Pozzan has more than 15 years of experience working in the Middle East, Africa and Asia on gender equality and non-discrimination in the world of work. Her educational background includes a degree in Middle Eastern Studies and a Master of Science in Development Studies at SOAS with focus on gender equality and forced migration. Her career included serving for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NGOs, UNFPA and the ILO.
She is now working in the Gender, Equality and Diversity (GED&ILOAIDS) team at the ILO HQ in the capacity of Senior Gender Equality and Non - Discrimination Specialist. She coordinates a portfolio of initiatives in the area of access to work for women, care economy, pay equity and violence and harassment in the world of work. She is part of the EPIC Secretariat providing technical support to the work of EPIC.
Karin Raguin has over 20 year experience in HR. She started her career as a social worker; she then became a social entrepreneur and launched the first French joboard dedicated to people with disabilities. She joined LVMH in 2007 to develop the Corporate Social Responsibility policy. She was promoted as Global Head of Career Management in 2014. In 2016 she joined Christian Dior Couture to lead the Talent Management function worldwide. Since April 2019, she is part of the HR leadership team at LVMH North America, where she leads career development and special projects, such as the first Pride LVMH held in June last year, and the EllesVMH women regional network.
She is passionate about gender equality and gender expression, and has built many programs within LVMH to empower women such as EllesVMH coaching and Women@Dior. She is currently President of ADN Women fundation which aims to reinforce women`s negotiation skills to close the pay gap.
Allison Haunss is an Emmy award winning journalist who has reported on some of the biggest stories in the New York area, including the mid-air plane/tourist chopper collision over the Hudson River, the attempted car bombing in Times Square, as well as the Pope's 2008 visit to NYC. She is the Creator/Host and Executive Producer of The Working Woman Report, a multi media platform that includes a TV show, which can currently be viewed on RNN-TV. RNN reaches more than 6.2 million homes in the tri-state area.
Prior to creation of the Working Woman Report, Allison was a freelance reporter at WPIX-TV. She was also one of the main weeknight anchors at News 12 Connecticut, where she anchored the Monday through Friday news at 5:30 and 10pm. While at News 12 CT, Allison traveled to Israel for an in-depth Emmy award winning series entitled "Grandma Guard." Before News 12 CT, Allison spent time as a reporter in Westchester and on Long Island. She has also worked in several other TV Markets across the country, including Pittsburgh, PA and Sioux Falls, SD. Allison graduated from Duke University. She also earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.