Forum Breakfast: How Women are Leading the Workplace Revolution

Thursday, September 8, 2022 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (PDT)


Many of the workplace changes made commonplace by COVID-19—remote work, flex schedules, hybrid offices, four-day workweeks—were originally pioneered, prior to the pandemic, by women-led businesses. Originally driven by the desire to build family- and women-friendly workplaces, these organizations discovered what the rest of the world only recently learned: that most workers want greater work-life flexibility, and that business can thrive outside of a traditional 9-to-5 office setting. Join us for an insightful discussion on the ongoing evolution of the workplace with four female leaders who have helped re-imagine the workplace in their own organizations. All panelists are former Glass Ceiling Breaker honorees, previously recognized at the Alliance’s annual “A Place With No Ceiling” event.


Wendy Lane, Managing Partner, FINN Partners

Paula Barran, Partner, Barran Liebman 

Pat Welch, Co-Founder & CEO, Boly:Welch 

Kay Toran, President & CEO, Volunteers of America 

Moderated by Jessica Getman, President, Brown & Brown

Hilton Portland
921 SW 6th Ave Grand Ballroom 2
Portland, OR 97204 United States

Registration: 8:00 am

Event: 8:30 am

Event Contact
Rebecca McCulloch
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Thursday, September 8, 2022 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (PDT)
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