Women’s CoLab Energizes Its Fall Summit for Women Empowered by Verizon + Luminary

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Fall 2022 Summit features keynote speaker Suzy Batiz and a list of top female entrepreneurs to share their wisdom and fuel their inspiration

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dynamic leaders including Suzy Batiz, CEO and founder of ~Pourri, From the Makers of Poo~Pourri, and supernatural, and executives from Etsy, JPMorgan Chase & Co . and more will title “Women’s CoLab Fall 2022 Summit: Supported by Verizon and Luminarya hybrid event on Thursday, September 22, featuring conversations about careers, growth, and success with advice and inspiration to help women achieve their professional ambitions. From leadership insights to learning journeys, the Fall Summit will provide helpful resources for women at all career levels.

In addition to a keynote presentation from Suzy Batiz, other leaders confirmed for the event include Luminary Founder and CEO Cate Luzio, Etsy’s Director of Human Resources Kim Seymour, Head of Women on TheMove at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sam Saperstein and Verizon Consumer Group’s COO Krista Bourne, among executives from brands including Etsy, Estee Lauder Companies, Cheddar News and more.

The Women’s CoLab event will be held in person at the Luminary in New York City and will also be available to virtual attendees on an interactive Zoom link for those who pre-register, from 1-5:30 p.m. ET on September 22. are in the New York area and want to attend in person, or if you want to watch live, you can register here.

“Women’s CoLab was created to provide access to best-in-class resources, help members reach new heights in their careers, and provide them with a place to connect with like-minded professionals,” said Samantha Hammock, Director of human resources at Verizon, a founding member of the organization created in 2021. “Events like this give women the guidance and inspiration they need to realize their professional ambitions.

“At Luminary, we are passionate about empowering women in their professional growth. When Women’s CoLab was formed, the natural synergy made us undeniable partners,” said Luminary Founder and CEO Cate Luzio. “This latest event is an incredible opportunity to be inspired and dream big for women of all ages and at all stages of their careers.”

Women’s CoLab, a partnership between Verizon, leading Fortune 500 companies and other thought leaders, offers a library of resources and peer-to-peer support available free of charge to all users. Powered by Degreed, the site provides hyper relevant development and training resources from industry experts such as Harvard Business, The Achieve Institute, The Female Quotient, The A Effect, Blue Circle Leadership and Scary Mommy to help women to stay, reintegrate and thrive in the labor market.

In July, Women’s CoLab launched CoLab Conversations, an ongoing series of short, interactive and intimate learning sessions with leading female entrepreneurs, executives and career coaches to provide working women at all levels with information actionable on ways to resume their careers.

Women’s CoLab also focuses on building a women’s community, with interactive forums allowing for open conversation and support between members and participants. For more information about Women’s CoLab or to register for free CoLab conversation sessions or related resources, visit the official website WeAreWomensCoLab.com website and join the community on LinkedIn, Twitter and instagram.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was established on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York and operating globally, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company provides data, video and voice services and solutions across its award-winning networks and platforms, meeting customer demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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