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Sheryl Schwartz

CIO, Alti Financial

Mina Pacheco-Nazemi

Managing Director and Co-Head, Funds & Co-Investments, Barings

Willie Woods

Co-Founder, ICV Partners

Suzanne Yoon

Founder, Kinzie Capital Partners

Liddy Karter

Founder, Mizzen Capital

Jeri Harman

Founder, Avante Capital Partners

Philip Amoa

Managing Partner (Philadelphia Office), McCarter & English

Allison Hill

Head of Diversity & Social Responsibility, Roark Capital Group

Deborah Gallegos

Managing Director, Palladium Equity Partners

Candice Richards

ESG/Compliance Officer, Managing Director, MidOcean Partners

Divya Gopal

Head of DEI, Alpine Investors

Amy Weisman

Managing Director, Sterling Investment Partners

Anne Clarke Wolff

Founder, Independence Point Advsors

Marlene Timberlake D'Adamo

Chief DEI Officer, CalPERS

Kristin DePlatchett

Partner, Head of Investor Relations, Trilantic

Gennell Jefferson

Partner, Investor Relations, Vistria

Leon Brujis

Partner, Palladium Equity Partners

Jeff Magny

Founder & Managing Partner, Lincoln Road Global Management

Anna Edwin

Global Head of Talent Development, TPG

Mark Fortune

Contributing Editor, Mergers & Acquisitions

Alastair Goldfisher

Contributing Editor, Mergers & Acquisitions

Bessie Watts

Director, External Board of Directors Program, Vista Equity

Alexis Alvarez

Founder, Career Rockstars

Melanie Brensinger

Founder and Managing Partner, A1A Investment Partners

Susan Black-Beth

COO, Avante Capital Partners

Michael (A.B.) Orr

Managing Director & CIO, Alternatives, Xponence

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McCarter & English

9:15- Keynote Panel: Message from the Top: Firm Founders Speak

10:30- Starting Your DEI Journey Strategic Planning

11:15- Recruiting: Improving Diversity Through Talent Acquisition

12:00- How to Create an Inclusive Culture

1:30- LP Keynote Panel: How Limited Partners are Driving DEI

2:15- Case Studies on DEI Success Stories

Improving Diversity in M&A

Recording from a Recent M&A Event

M&A Leaders in DEI SPEAK: David Grain

An Interview with Grain Management's Founder & CEO

How to Develop the Right DEI Metrics

M&A Leaders in DEI Speak: DJ Deb

M&A Leaders in DEI Speak: Giulianna Ruiz

M&A Leaders in DEI Speak: José E. Feliciano