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CNBC ANNOUNCES SPEAKER LINEUP FOR “EQUITY AND OPPORTUNITY: MAKING MEANINGFUL CHANGE” ON THURSDAY, MARCH 10

March 02, 2022


Keynote speakers include author and former NFL player Emmanuel Acho, U.S. Department of Treasury Counselor for Racial Equity Janis Bowdler, M&T Bank Chairman & CEO René F. Jones and more

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 2, 2022 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the speaker lineup for “Equity and Opportunity: Making Meaningful Change,” taking place virtually on Thursday, March 10th at 2pm ET.

Equity and inclusion have emerged as a key focal point for many companies and organizations. In recent years, an increasing number have been dedicated to redefining their leadership and culture with inclusivity in mind not only for their workforce, but also for their stakeholders.

The CNBC Equity and Opportunity Forum will convene notable leaders and experts who are narrowing the wage gap, finding new pathways to wealth and expanding the talent pool in innovative ways to create meaningful change for individuals and for society. Topics for CNBC’s event will include: what leadership looks like in 2022, FinTech companies fighting financial exclusion, tapping into untapped talent, ways to get comfortable with uncomfortable situations, tackling racial inequity, among others.

CNBC’s anchors and reporters will moderate the interviews and content from the program will be featured on CNBC’s Business Day programming and CNBC Digital.

“Equity and Opportunity: Making Meaningful Change” speakers will include:

Emmanuel Acho, Author and Former NFL Player Janis Bowdler, U.S. Department of Treasury Counselor for Racial Equity René F. Jones, M&T Bank Chairman & CEO Brian Lamb, JPMorgan Chase Global Head of DEI Flori Marquez, BlockFi Founder and SVP of Operations Gorick Ng, “The Unspoken Rules” Author Tim Ryan, PwC US Chairman Shivani Siroya, Tala Founder & CEO Nina Vaca, Pinnacle Group Founder & CEO

The event is sponsored by Society for Human Resource Management.

To view the event agenda, learn more about the event and register to attend, please visit: cnbcevents.com/equity-and-opportunity/.

For more information about CNBC Events, attending, speaking or sponsoring, please visit www.cnbcevents.com.


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