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My Private Brand Diversity Summit

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· Main Stage
Welcome to the My Private Brand Diversity Summit
Christopher Durham
2021-02-24T11:00:00Z 2021-02-24T11:15:00Z America/New_York Welcome+to+the+My+Private+Brand+Diversity+Summit https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Why Diversity Matters and What You Can Do About It.
Jonathan Mayes, SVP, External Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer, Albertsons will discuss the diversity and inclusion and its impact on retail and private brand.
Jonathan Mayes
2021-02-24T11:20:00Z 2021-02-24T11:50:00Z America/New_York Why+Diversity+Matters+and+What+You+Can+Do+About+It. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Diversity and the Private Brand Consumer – Know Your Shopper, Grow Your Brand
A look at the demographics, unique behaviors, and lifestyles of the growing diverse consumer. Phyllis will demonstrate how to use diversity as a strategic tool.
Phyllis Johnson
2021-02-24T12:00:00Z 2021-02-24T12:30:00Z America/New_York Diversity+and+the+Private+Brand+Consumer+%E2%80%93+Know+Your+Shopper%2C+Grow+Your+Brand https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Speed Networking
Speed Networking For All
Once you click go, you will be matched at random with another attendee and can talk to each other for up to 3 minutes. Please turn on your camera!
2021-02-24T12:35:00Z 2021-02-24T12:50:00Z America/New_York Speed+Networking+For+All https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
A Conversation with Flora Ekpe-idang of Target - Black Beyond Measure
The pair will discuss Target Black History Month initiatives, including their HBCU design competition and exclusive private brand products
Flora Ekpe-idang Clay Ellis
2021-02-24T12:55:00Z 2021-02-24T13:25:00Z America/New_York A+Conversation+with+Flora+Ekpe-idang+of+Target+-+Black+Beyond+Measure https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Round Table
Open Forum: How to create an organization that celebrates diversity?
Open Forum for all attendees to network & discuss: How do we create an organization that celebrates diversity? You may participate on camera or off.
2021-02-24T13:30:00Z 2021-02-24T14:00:00Z America/New_York Open+Forum%3A+How+to+create+an+organization+that+celebrates+diversity%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Round Table
Open Forum: How can we grow and encourage diverse suppliers?
An Open Forum for all attendees to network and discuss the question: How can we grow and encourage diverse suppliers? You may participate on camera or off.
2021-02-24T13:30:00Z 2021-02-24T14:00:00Z America/New_York Open+Forum%3A+How+can+we+grow+and+encourage+diverse+suppliers%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Round Table
Open Forum: How can D&I help create better brands and products?
Open Forum for all attendees to network & discuss: How can Diversity&Inclusion help to create better brands and better products? You may join on camera or off.
2021-02-24T13:30:00Z 2021-02-24T14:00:00Z America/New_York Open+Forum%3A+How+can+D%26I+help+create+better+brands+and+products%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Setting Our Intention: WISE 2021
Learn what WISE has planned for 2021 to continue to be the resource for increasing diversity and inclusion in the store brands industry.
Jen Linke
2021-02-24T14:05:00Z 2021-02-24T14:30:00Z America/New_York Setting+Our+Intention%3A+WISE+2021 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Speed Networking
Speed Networking For All
Click go and you will be matched at random with another attendee and can talk to each other for up to 3 minutes. Please turn on your camera!
2021-02-24T14:35:00Z 2021-02-24T14:55:00Z America/New_York Speed+Networking+For+All https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
A CONVERSATION WITH OMAR JORGE, CHAIRMAN, AURORA GROCERY GROUP
Omar will discuss the Hispanic shopper and the unique international supermarkets that Aurora Operates.
Omar Jorge
2021-02-24T15:00:00Z 2021-02-24T15:25:00Z America/New_York A+CONVERSATION+WITH+OMAR+JORGE%2C+CHAIRMAN%2C+AURORA+GROCERY+GROUP https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Virtual Happy Hour with Live Music from Roy Daye, Jr sponsored by MBD
Roy Daye, Jr. is a veteran of the Charlotte music scene. His band, Cookie, is the house band on “Couched” with Carson Kressley on The Design Network.
Roy Daye Jr
2021-02-24T15:30:00Z 2021-02-24T16:00:00Z America/New_York Virtual+Happy+Hour+with+Live+Music+from+Roy+Daye%2C+Jr+sponsored+by+MBD https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Welcome to day 2 of the Diversity Summit
Christopher Durham
2021-02-25T11:00:00Z 2021-02-25T11:15:00Z America/New_York Welcome+to+day+2+of+the+Diversity+Summit https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
A Conversation with Chris Skyers, VP, Own Brands, Wakefern
Chris Skyers and Christopher Durham will discuss diversity and inclusion, private brand supplier diversity and careers.
Chris Skyers Christopher Durham
2021-02-25T11:20:00Z 2021-02-25T11:50:00Z America/New_York A+Conversation+with+Chris+Skyers%2C+VP%2C+Own+Brands%2C+Wakefern https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
More than Peach: A conversation with Bellen Woodard, World’s 1st Crayon Activist & Authentic Multicultural Crayon Pioneer
Bellen and Christopher Durham will discuss her More than Peach Project.
Bellen Woodard Christopher Durham
2021-02-25T11:55:00Z 2021-02-25T12:25:00Z America/New_York More+than+Peach%3A+A+conversation+with+Bellen+Woodard%2C+World%E2%80%99s+1st+Crayon+Activist+%26+Authentic+Multicultural+Crayon+Pioneer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Speed Networking
Speed Networking for All
Click go and you will be matched at random with another attendee and can talk to each other for up to 3 minutes. Please turn on your camera!
2021-02-25T12:30:00Z 2021-02-25T12:45:00Z America/New_York Speed+Networking+for+All https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Activating Diversity & Inclusion: a business leader’s guide to accelerating D&I
Sarah will discuss practical ways to accelerate diversity and inclusion, leveraging insights and best practices from Ahold Delhaize and other organizations.
Sarah Chartrand McGowan
2021-02-25T12:50:00Z 2021-02-25T13:20:00Z America/New_York Activating+Diversity+%26+Inclusion%3A+a+business+leader%E2%80%99s+guide+to+accelerating+D%26I https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Building a culture of Diversity and Inclusive in Private Brand
A panel discussion led by Clay Ellis on the changing world of private brand and diversity.
Dr. Vickie VanHurley, Ph.D Christina Essue Sean Trent Clay Ellis
2021-02-25T13:25:00Z 2021-02-25T13:55:00Z America/New_York Building+a+culture+of+Diversity+and+Inclusive+in+Private+Brand https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmy-private-brand-diversity-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Dr. Vickie VanHurley, Ph.D

Professor & Brand Consultant

Christina Essue

Director, Strategy & Insights

Omar Jorge

Chairman, Aurora Grocery Group

Flora Ekpe-idang

Senior Brand Marketing Manager, TARGET

Jen Linke

Chair of Board, WISE

Sarah Chartrand McGowan

SVP Global Talent, Leadership & Diversity, Ahold Delhaize

Sean Trent

Senior Business Development Manager, Daymon

Bellen Woodard

10y/o President & Crayon Activist - More than Peach Project

Chris Skyers

Vice President, Own Brands, Wakefern

Clay Ellis

Executive Director of Partnership Development, My Private Brand

Roy Daye Jr

Musician

Jonathan Mayes

Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Albertsons

Phyllis Johnson

Senior Director, Own Brands, Catalina USA

Christopher Durham

President, My Private Brand

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