Starting as an intern and rising all the way up to president of Arial Investments, there is no doubt why Mellody Hobson was named one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people in the world. From her humble Chicago childhood, to success as nationally recognized financial expert and director of major public companies like The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Starbucks Corporation, this intimate fireside chat will explore her remarkable journey. The multi-dimensional Mellody Hobson will share insights and inspiration around what it means to be successful professionally, personally, financially, and as a woman of color in corporate America.
Moderator: Renee Syler, television personality and former anchor, CBS’ The Early Show
Speaker: Mellody Hobson, president, Ariel Investments and chairman of the board, Dreamworks Animation