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Innovation Entrepreneurs Trailblazing in the New Frontier
May 5 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion In a Time with COVID-19
5/5/20 4PM EST
About This Event
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed tremendous vulnerabilities in how goods are manufactured, distributed, warehoused and sold, with devastating impacts to people, communities and the environment. From food production and essential staples to retail, finance, and energy, no industry is immune from being at the inception point of possibility for complete transformation. WIll the pandemic be the catalyst for more stable, sustainable and humane supply chains?
Join two experts in diversity, equity and inclusion and sustainability for a conversation about the new faster, more flexible business models that will be required for our country, and our world, to be “open for business” in the most ethical and humane manner possible.
With Featured Experts
CEO, PurePoint International
Prior to starting PurePoint International, Jessica worked with a Fortune 50 company in corporate security leading and supporting a $600M business at the intersection data protection, physical security and crisis management.
Jessica’s vision to create a different kind of security company has earned the company and award for International Affairs and Women’s Security from Jaycees Philippines-New York Chapter. Jessica is also on the board of the authentication technology company Netlok and non-profit organization called World Pulse.
Jessica received her BS in law and security at Western Illinois University and a Masters in Public and International Affairs with a focus in Security and Intelligence Studies, with an East Asian Studies Certificate, from the University of Pittsburgh. Jessica has attended Columbia University’s Institute for Personal Leadership Program, NYU’s Tandon Cybersecurity Bridge Program and has been a fellow with the Impact Center and the Center for Social Innovation’s Agents of Change Program.
Jessica is a keynote speaker with insurance and health care organizations, and speaks internationally on cybersecurity and innovation. She is also on the board of non-profit and for-profit companies.
President, Fayer Consulting
Med-tech Executive, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
Marissa has previously served as an executive at Hologic, Olympus (formerly ACMI), Maquet-Getting (formerly Atrium Medical), Providien Medical, and Accumed Innovative Technologies. Her consulting clients include several of the Top 500 companies in the world and innovative start-ups. Marissa sits on the board’s of medtech companies Welwaze Medical and DeepLook both focused on improving the diagnosis of breast cancer. Marissa graduated from Boston University with a BS in Manufacturing Engineering and from University of Connecticut with an MBA.
Marissa is a TEDx Speaker (2019 at TEDxLugano), and has been listed as one of the Top 100 Women in Medtech in 2018, a Top Woman Activist to Watch, awarded the 2018/9 Africa Development Award, a Wonder Women in Medtech in 2017, and has spoken at the World Alliance Forum, CapGemini Women of the West Forum, the MPO Summit, DeviceTalks Boston and San Francisco, numerous non-profit dedication ceremonies, and for several Top 500 companies. Marissa has appeared in several online and print publications such as Medical Design & Outsourcing, BloombergLaw, Med Device Online, MPO magazine and TheStreet.com. Marissa leads the #wealththroughhealth and #healthequityforwomen movements and is dedicated to moving women’s health forward throughout the world.
Marissa lives in New York City and can be found at www.marissafayer.com
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