EYE2EYE Series

Everyone enjoys a great storyteller. The EYE2EYE Series features individuals providing high-level insights on topics to inform, empower and challenge you. This series will take place on the Stage in a new destination called the BRIDGE.


5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Courageous Creativity with Piera Gelardi
Piera will share her experience and approach – and how to translate that into a thriving, soulful company.


Piera Gelardi

Piera Gelardi is co-founder and executive creative director of the trailblazing media and entertainment company, Refinery29. Her company has changed the way media and advertising speaks to and represents women and reaches a devoted audience of 249 million globally with diverse, original content, storytelling, and experiences. Refinery29 has won countless awards for its unique approach and work championing women, including spots on both Inc. 500 and Fast Company's list of most innovative companies. As Refinery29’s creative leader, Piera was recently honored as one of Adweek’s Creative 100, Ad Age's 50 Most Creative People of the year, Entrepreneur magazine’s 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs, and was featured in Adweek as one of the 37 Women Who Are Disrupting the Status Quo and Championing Gender Diversity. She is consistently motivated by her brand’s mission: To be a catalyst for women to see, feel, and claim their power—empowering women to reach their infinite potential.


10:00 AM – 3:15 PM
The Leadership Forum with Roberto Monaco – Inspire, Transform and Drive Change 
Leadership is influence. Effective leaders possess the skills and knowledge to persuade others into action. They set the tone and direction for the organization, understand the impact they have on others, and effectively communicate the culture and vision for those they lead.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
TLF1 – The Psychology of Leadership and Success
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
TLF2 – Effective Communication
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
TLF3 – Action Planning and Execution Strategy

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