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Thursday: Treasury And White House Council On Women And Girls Host 6th Annual Women In Finance Symposium

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, March 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the White House Council on Women and Girls will convene the 6th Annual Women in Finance & Technology Symposium where leaders will share their views on investment and innovation for the global economy. This year's event will bring together senior Administration officials and private sector leaders for a series of keynotes and panel discussions on cybersecurity, technology, financial inclusion, STEM, and workforce investment. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, Treasurer Rosie Rios, and Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett are among the speakers at this event.

WHO (In order of participation)

       
     
Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury
Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States, Treasury
Sarah Bloom Raskin, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Ellen Richey, Vice Chairman, Risk and Public Policy, Visa Inc.
Lyn McDermid, Chief Information Officer and Director of Federal Reserve Information
Technology, Federal Reserve System
Maria Filipakis, Executive Deputy Superintendent of Capital Markets, New York State
Department of Financial Services
Leslie Ireland, Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Treasury
Vivian Riefberg, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Executive Director of the White House Council on
Women & Girls
Karen Dynan, Assistant Secretary, Economic Policy, Treasury
Sarah Friar, CFO, Square
Martina Hund-Mejean, CFO, MasterCard
Joanna Stavins, Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, Research Department,
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Marisa Lago, Assistant Secretary, International Markets and Development, Treasury
Maggie Johnson, Director of Education and University Relations, Google
Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Reshma Saujani, Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code
Erin Egan, VP US Public Policy, Facebook
Melissa Moritz, Deputy Director of STEM, U.S. Department of Education  
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on
Women & Girls

 

WHAT: Women in Finance Symposium

 

WHEN:   Thursday, March 17, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

 

WHERE: Cash Room
U.S. Treasury Department   
1500 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20220

 

 RSVP Media planning to attend must RSVP by 1:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 16, 2016
to Ronda Buckmon at Ronda.Buckmon@treasury.gov.

Media without press credentials issued by Treasury must include the following information
for access into the building: (1) full legal name, (2) date of birth, (3) Social Security number,
and (4) country of citizenship.

Media attending with camera equipment must arrive at the South Entrance (15th Street and
Alexander Hamilton Place) no later than 7:30 a.m. to allow time for equipment sweeps
and set-up. No vehicles will be permitted onto Treasury grounds, and equipment must be
carried in. All other media should arrive by 8:00 a.m. at the main entrance (Pennsylvania
Avenue/New York Avenue and 15th Street).

A live webcast will be available at: https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/Video-Audio-Webcasts/Pages/Webcasts.aspx

AGENDA:

8:30 AM          Opening Remarks
Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury
Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States, Treasury
                                                           
8:45 AM          Panel 1:    Cybersecurity in a World of Evolving Technology
Moderator:  Sarah Bloom Raskin, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Participants:
Ellen Richey, Vice Chairman, Risk and Public Policy, Visa Inc.
Lyn McDermid, Chief Information Officer and Director of Federal Reserve Information
Technology, Federal Reserve System
Maria Filipakis, Executive Deputy Superintendent of Capital Markets, New York State
Department of Financial Services
Leslie Ireland, Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Treasury

9:45 AM          Presentation on Global Investments in Economic Empowerment
Vivian Riefberg, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

9:55 AM          BREAK

10:05 AM        Remarks 
Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Executive Director of the White House Council on
Women & Girls

10:10 AM        Panel 2:  The Future of Money
Moderator:  Karen Dynan, Assistant Secretary, Economic Policy, Treasury
Participants:
Sarah Friar, CFO, Square
Martina Hund-Mejean, CFO, MasterCard
Joanna Stavins, Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, Research Department,
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Marisa Lago, Assistant Secretary, International Markets and Development, Treasury

11:05 AM        Remarks on Education & Technology: Defining the New Normal
Maggie Johnson, Director of Education and University Relations, Google

11:15 AM        Panel 3:   Future Leaders and STEM
Moderator:  Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Participants:
Reshma Saujani, Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code
Erin Egan, VP US Public Policy, Facebook
Melissa Moritz, Deputy Director of STEM, U.S. Department of Education  

12:15 PM        Closing Remarks        
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on
Women & Girls

 

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Last Updated: 3/15/2016 3:04 PM