Bizzabo Announces EMPOWER NYC To Celebrate Strong Females in Leadership Roles

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Bizzabo to host EMPOWER, a half-day event on International Women’s Day celebrating talented women in leadership roles.

Bizzabo, the world's leading event success platform, today announced the launch of EMPOWER, taking place on International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2019. EMPOWER is a conference celebrating women in business, marketing and leadership. Headlining the event’s keynotes are The Muse CEO and Founder Kathryn Minshew and Linda Kozlowski, Former COO, Etsy.

Bizzabo recently released its “Gender Diversity & Inclusion in Events Report,” which analyzed event data from thousands of events over the last five years. The study showed that nearly 70 percent of speakers at professional events are male. In response, Bizzabo is hosting EMPOWER, where it will give the podium to talented women in leadership.

“There’s no better time than International Women’s day to gather creative, bright and impressive female leaders in NYC,” said Shivina Kumar, Conference Director for Bizzabo’s EMPOWER. “This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate female leaders, while addressing dominant issues across industries through in-depth networking opportunities, educational resources and immersive experiences.”

EMPOWER’s speakers will cover topics such as creating a high-growth culture, modern marketing best practices, the future of experiential marketing, and more. Some of the confirmed speakers for this year’s event include:

Mita Mallick, Head of Diversity and Cross Cultural Marketing, Unilever
Maya Prosor, VP, Business Development, Lemonade
Chardia Christophe, Marketing Director, Forbes
Julie Mossler, EVP Global Marketing, Sportradar
Colleen Bisconti, VP, Global Conferences and Events, IBM
Lindsay McKenna, VP, Revenue Marketing, Yext
Kira Willner, Executive Director, Brand Experiences, Dow Jones
Diana Solash, VP, Inclusion and Diversity, Infor
Reham Fagiri, Co-Founder and CEO, AptDeco
Adi Eckhouse Barzilai, Co-Founder and CEO, Realface
Einat Weiss, VP, Global Marketing, Nice
Melissa Yahre Goldberger, VP Global Marketing, Argyle

“By Launching EMPOWER, we hope to show that there is no reason for the lack of representation that persists on speaker panels across industries,” said Alon Alroy, Co-Founder, Bizzabo. “Every event benefits from gender diversity and balance across the speaker lineup, and EMPOWER will spotlight what's really just a sample of the extraordinary women leading the way in business, marketing and so much more.”

More information including how to register for the event can be found at:

Media Note: Press registration is also open. To apply for an Bizzabo press pass, please visit:

About Bizzabo

Bizzabo is an award-winning holistic event cloud providing marketers with a modern suite of tools to create impactful and rewarding professional events. Bizzabo unleashes the power of events to drive impactful in-person experiences, networking opportunities and business outcomes for thousands of events around the world. Customers use Bizzabo to consolidate their event stack and benefit from the platform's insights to manage, measure and grow their events participation, engagement and experience. Key features enable organizers to build websites, manage event registration, sell tickets, grow communities through onsite networking, and event apps - all within a cloud-based, user-friendly platform.

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