Speakers

A huge thanks to our speakers for coming to speak:

Rachael Bozsik

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Rachael Bozsik is the ultimate #girlboss. Glamour, Teen Vogue and Forbes have named her the “Modern Woman’s Career Guide”. Rachael is known for her work as a confidence strategist and for being the CEO of The Brand Girls, a workshop + sisterhood focused on raising up the next generation of women in the workplace. Rachael is deeply rooted in closing the confidence gap between men and women when it comes to leadership positions, pay and access to professional opportunities. Rachael has coached with thousands of millennial of women, supporting them to land their dream job at companies like Tesla, GE, E!, Louis Vuitton, Discovery Channel, Columbia Medical Center, St. Judes (just to name a few.)

 

Gender Equality is Important because…

“We as women underestimate our abilities and men overestimate theirs. As women, it is crucial that we empower each other and flex our professional confidence muscle in order to change the game for the next generation of women in the workplace.”

Ellie Terry

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Julia Wellborn

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Julia C. Wellborn is the Executive Director, Executive Vice President, for Wealth Management, the division of Comerica Incorporated. Prior to joining Comerica, Julia served as North Texas Region President for Wachovia Corporation where she was responsible for execution of the largest “de novo” strategy in the U.S. at that time for all lines of business. In 2008, Julia was named by the Dallas Business Journal as one of “Dallas’ Most Powerful Women” and by Texas Diversity Magazine as one of 36 “Most Powerful and Influential Women in Texas” and was recently recognized as a Distinguished Alumni for the Richards School of Business at the University of West Georgia. She serves as a Trustee of the Baylor Health Care System Foundation, is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, International Women’s Forum, Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and the Boston University Questrom Advisory Board.

Christine Yi

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Christine is a Strategy Manager at Ann Inc in New York City, planning growth strategy and testing new concepts for the Lou & Grey, Ann Taylor, and LOFT brands. In 2017 she co-founded San Francisco based cannabis edibles company Potli (IG @getpotli), which produces artisanal cannabis and hemp infused pantry items for the growing wellness and cannabis crowd. She has also worked as a management consultant at PwC Advisory, specializing in customer strategy for the entertainment, media, and communications sector. Christine graduated from BU in 2014 and was the Questrom Graduation Speaker.

“Gender equality is essential for us as coworkers, communities, families, as people, to reach our full potential.”

Tina Yip

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In her 9 to 5, Tina is the Director of Marketing & Culture at Berlin Cameron, interested in the study and adaptation of organizational culture internally at the company. With her background in social and brand strategy, she also works closely with the agency’s leadership team on the company’s marketing efforts and implementation of Girl Brands Do It Better, Berlin Cameron’s initiative to support female entrepreneurs through marketing and connections. She recently helped Capital One Small Business launch AspireHer, a conference for female entrepreneurs and redefined “Pool Rules” and stereotypes with architectural swimwear fashion brand, Chromat. Prior to this role, Tina has worked as a strategist at agencies such as R/GA, Big Spaceship and mcgarrybowen on clients such as Samsung, Verizon and Mastercard.

In her 5 to 9, Tina pursues a diverse spread of side-hustles, each aimed at challenging and strengthening how people view work and exploring their curiosities. Most notably and recently, Tina is the founder of STRTGST, a community of over 600 “people who think for a living” in NYC. STRTGST brings together brand planners, industry insiders and the wider creative community to discuss various topics related to cultural insight, consumer segmentation and organizational structure. Tina is also the creator and host of 5to9, a podcast about the side-hustle.

“As advertisers, we have the power to influence how brands spend money and what messages they project on platforms that reach millions of people. It is our responsibility to come up with informed perspectives that come from a diverse team and avoid doing work that stereotypes women or any marginalized groups.”