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 |
June 8, 2021
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
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.
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
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
Kristie Goshow, CMO Preferred Hotels
Colleen Coulter, Head of Travel – Facebook
Clio Knowles, Chief People Person, Virgin Hotels
Noreen Henry, CRO Sojern
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 |
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 |
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 |
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