05.26.21 | Online


8:30 am | Opening Remarks
  • Beatriz Gutierrez, President & CEO, CONNSTEP
  • Megan Rosengarten, President, Surgical Robotics, Medtronic

8:45 am | Rising to Lead
  • Wendy Sherry, President, Cigna Connecticut & Payer Solutions

9:45 am | Changing Landscape of Education, Childcare
  • Shannon Marimón, Executive Director, ReadyCT

10 am | What 2020 Taught Us About Leadership
  • Moderator: Moy Ogilvie, Managing Partner, Hartford Office, McCarter & English
  • Cindi Bigelow, President & CEO, Bigelow Tea
  • Robin Fiala, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Otis
  • Valerie Finarty, VP Operations, Surgical Innovations, Medtronic
  • Meredith Shay, CEO, InCord

10:55 am | Mindfulness in the Workplace
  • Dr. Brandon Nappi, Founder & Executive Director, Copper Beech Institute

11:10 am | Reframing the Conversation: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity
  • Marie Sylla-Dixon, Chief Diversity Officer, Raytheon Technologies with Leander Dolphin, Managing Partner, Shipman & Goodwin
  • Introductory remarks by Sapna Raghavan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2020; Miss Connecticut 2021

When Women Lead was produced by CBIA and made possible through the generous support of Medtronic, with additional support from Cigna, Raytheon, and Stanley Black & Decker.

Further support was provided by Barnes Group, ConnectiCare, Crystal Clean, Ion Bank, Liberty Bank, Marmon Electrical, RSCC Wire & Cable, Shipman & Goodwin, Bigelow, CLA, Dominion Energy, Fuss & O’Neill, Kamco, The Lee Company, Thomaston Savings Bank, and Tower Laboratories.