On this episode, we discuss the importance of women supporting women, their personal experiences as allies, whether policy works over informal efforts, and ways to put allyship into practice yourself.
Founder and CEO, Change Enthusiasm Global
Cassandra Worthy is Founder & CEO of Change Enthusiasm® Global, a well-respected boutique consulting firm. She is a former Fortune 100 Innovation Leader, highly dynamic speaker & presenter, chemical engineer, but above all else the world’s leading expert on Change Enthusiasm®. Through her corporate experiences, she has not only endured but THRIVED during major change challenges including acquisition and significant organizational restructure. This endurance was thanks to the creation and cultivation of her strategy of Change Enthusiasm®. In her dynamic keynotes and workshops, with wit and infectious energy, she now teaches this unique strategy with world-class business leaders across any and every industry, from CPG to Retail to Insurance to Healthcare…just to name a few. Cassandra is a two-time TEDx speaker, sharing her authentic message of resilience with millions all over the world. View Cassandra’s first Tedx Talk What If? to see her in action!
Managing Director, Global Retail Consulting Practice, Accenture
Beth Marrion is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Global Retail Consulting Practice. Beth has client and market responsibility for Accenture’s Midwest Retail portfolio across Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations. In this role, she is responsible for the P&L and go-to-market strategy for the Retail business in the Midwest. As a leader on the North America Retail team, she also contributes to the overall vision, thought leadership, and strategy for the Global Retail Consulting practice. Key elements of the role include defining the portfolio of clients, sales and growth strategy, offerings and the makeup of the talent needed to serve the retail industry.
VP & Chief Diversity Officer, 7-Eleven, Inc.
Treasa Bowers is Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for 7-Eleven, Inc., the world’s largest convenience store retailer. In this role, she serves as a champion, change agent and subject matter expert overseeing the advancement of 7-Eleven’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) program. Bowers is responsible for connecting 7-Eleven’s DE&I strategy to business objectives with special focus on leadership growth, cultural awareness and engagement and talent management, in order to drive and cultivate a diverse, inclusive and equitable culture throughout the company’s workplaces, corporate stores and franchisee locations.