NYC: WIE Symposium 2014

Sep 26, 2014   //   by Shayna D   //   Events, New York City  //  No Comments

The Diva Lounge was honored to support the WIE Organization in the production and planning of their 2014 Annual Symposium.  The full day conference took place at the Dolce Vita Showroom in NYC and brought together some of the nation’s leaders in finance, fashion, publishing, music for intimate discussions on leadership and industry trends.

Guest speakers included Jane Hertzmark Hudis (Estee Lauder Inc Global Brand President), Amma Asante (Film Director, “Belle”), Ken Parks (Managing Director, Spotify), Trudie Styler (activist and film producer), Amy Odell (Editor,, Zosia Mamet (Actress, HBO’s “Girls”), Brad Burnham (Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures), Juliet De Baubigny (Senior Partner, Kleiner Perkins), Jane Dulski (Founder,, Audrey Choi (CEO, Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing).

Watch a few of the on-stage conversations below:

Topic: Choose Your Own Boss

Ninon Marapachi – Head of Hedge Fund Origination & Product Management, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Meryl Poster – Head of Television, Weinstein Company
Moderator – Susan Ochs, Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute

Choose Your Boss

Topic: Power Dynamics

John Demsey, Group President, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc
Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Global Brand President, Estee Lauder
Moderator – Alina Cho

Power Dynamics


Topic: The Life of a Serial Entrepreneur

Featuring Alexandra Wilkis Wilson                                                                                                                                    Moderator – Rachel Sklar


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