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Network and be paired up with women and allies across the industry to make connections that THRIVE. learn more about why allyship is important with melissa maher, svp, marketing & industry engagement, expedia group and michael dominquez, president & ceo of alhi 

Day one |
learn

June 8, 2021
11AM EST

 The Human Pyramid – How advocacy, networking and transformation can open doors and a seat at the table for women.

Moderated by Claudia Infante, Vice President of Revenue Strategy at Margaritaville 

Panelists:

Natalie J. Castillo, First Vice President at CBRE

Heather Jacobs, Chief Human Resources Officer at Delaware North

Carolyne Jordan, Director, Local Market Sales Support at Hilton

Lani Kane-Hanan, Chief Development and Product Officer at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

The Castell Project is on a mission to see women in MORE than ONE in every THREE positions at all levels of hospitality leadership and ownership. This project was created to help women rise through the ranks with less friction. Join us as we embark on a captivating panel discussion with leaders from the Castell Project about promoting women’s advancement in the hospitality industry.

DAY TWO|
ALLYSHIP

JUNE 9, 2021
11AM & 1PM EST

Pledge for Her Hear why top men in the Travel Industry are becoming Allies to women in travel – and how they support building a more equitable industry. Hear first hand from leaders in the industry as they answer questions and give real life examples of how to recognize opportunities for allyship, what it means to be an ally and why allies are critical to women’s success in the workplace. Learn how they will pledge for her.

11 AM Panel

Moderated by Mercedes Blanco, VP Sales Americas, BCV a RateGain Company

Richard Valt, Founder at Mews 

Ilia Kostov, EVP and CCO, Hospitality North America at Amadeus

Juanjo Rodriguez, Founder & CEO, The Hotels Network 

Alexander Alt, SVP and General Manager Oracle Hospitality at Oracle

James Bishop, Sr Director Global Ecosystem at Siteminder



1PM Panel

Moderated by Emily Goldfischer, Founder/ Editor-in-Chief at hertelier

William (Chip) Rogers, President & CEO AHLA 

Michael Dominguez, President & CEO ALHI

Raul Leal, Former CEO Virgin Hotels

Ankur Randev, CCO at Highgate

Alexander Shashou, Co-Founder & Precedence of ALIC



DAY THREE|
DEVELOPMENT

JUNE 10, 2021
11am & 1pm est

The outcome of our performance in life and at work all depends on how we choose to show up. Most people, even if they haven’t admitted it yet, want to be the star player on the team and master of their own life. In this presentation, Carrie touches on what it means to ‘show up’ in life and at work with energy, understanding your ‘why’ and using your strengths to step into your badassery every time.

11AM EST Panel

Moderated by Carrie Fabris, Founder & Chief Reframer at CareerFrame

Panelists:

Kristie Goshow, CMO Preferred Hotels 

Colleen Coulter, Head of Travel – Facebook 

Clio Knowles, Chief People Person, Virgin Hotels 

Noreen Henry, CRO Sojern

1PM EST Panel

Speaker: 

Jagruti Panwala, AAHOA Immediate Past Chairwoman

Thank You to Our Sponsors!


missed the first day of impact in january 2021?

January 26th – 28th, 2021 represented our inaugural Day Of Impact, connecting women in the travel industry to make meaningful connections that THRIVE.

Interested in re-living the inaugural Day of Impact? Watch the recordings of our four special events below!

Day one |
awareness


11am EST – WATCH HERE

Moderator – Melissa Maher, Senior Vice President, Expedia Group

Dorothy Dowling – Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Best Western

Colleen Coulter – Head of Travel, Facebook

Bridget Blaise-Shamai – Former President, American Airlines

Alex O. Husner – Chief Marketing Officer, Condo-World

Vanessa de Souza – Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder, Rentals United



1pm EST – WATCH HERE

Moderator – Silvia Camarota, Senior Director Lodging, Expedia Group

Garine Ferejian-Mayo – Head of Commercial, IHG

Caryl Helsel – President, Dragonfly Hospitality

Jennifer Hill – Vice President of Client Solutions, Kalibri Labs

Katie Winther – Vice President of Revenue, Journal Hotels

Gisell Moronta – Vice President, Atrium Hospitality

Wendy Zapach – Senior Vice President, ALICE



Day two |
future

WATCH HERE

Moderator – Abby Estevez

Dr. Lalia Rach – Founder, Rach Enterprises

Dr. Donna Quadri Felitti – Director of the School of Hosp., Penn State

Charuta Fadnis – Senior Vice President, PhocusWright

Peggy Berg – Chair, Castell Project Inc.

Vail Ross – Senior Vice President, STR Inc


DAY THREE |
DEVELOPMENT


WATCH HERE

Moderator – Jennifer Barbee, Destination Innovate

Laura Calin – Vice President, ORACLE Hospitality

Cady Wolf – Vice President Americas, Sojern

Kelly McGuire – Managing Principal Hospitality, ZS

Michelle Sutter – Senior Director, Holland America 

Michelle Kline – Chief Operating Officer, Link Hospitality

Claire Soares – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Up in the Air Life