Climbing the company ladder and turning into a frontrunner within the office isn’t simple. That’s why NY Strikes Journal takes the chance every year on the Strikes Energy Discussion board to acknowledge the function particular person ladies leaders play in shaping and main the following technology.
Aflac was celebrated on the occasion for its dedication to supporting ladies within the office.
This 12 months’s discussion board kicked off with an awards luncheon held on the SUNY World Middle in midtown Manhattan, the place Aflac president Teresa White was honored with the first-ever Strikes Mentor Award.
“All of us try to do what we are able to to higher the state of affairs for many individuals. I prefer to say that I encourage the reluctant and empower the engaged,” White stated as she accepted her award.
Following the luncheon, attendees participated in open flooring discussions on how millennials can finest affect and enhance the present and future function of ladies — not solely within the U.S. however in societies throughout the globe.
One panel was comprised of Aflac’s chairman and CEO Don Amos and the corporate’s main ladies, together with White, Catherine Hernandez-Blades, senior vp, chief model and communications officer; June Howard, senior vp, monetary companies and chief accounting officer; Jamie Lee, senior vp; chief service officer and Teresa McTague, managing director; chief funding officer, world investments.
In the course of the open discussion board, panelists mentioned the significance of range within the office, shared their recommendation for the following technology of ladies professionals, and answered questions from the viewers.
“I’ve to inform you, one of many prides of my life is that ladies have been so profitable with us,” stated Amos.