5th GOLD Symposium, 2013

Bridge Builder Awards
Supporting Organizations
Today’s business environment is more global, diverse and unpredictable than ever, and organizations face unique and immeasurable challenges. The global economic crisis has impacted the way organizations run their businesses and innovate. The “New Normal” requires an inclusive leadership that builds collaborative relationships with employees, customers and society. To unleash the full potential of diversity to succeed business in the 21st century, organizations must create a culture of inclusion where people of all backgrounds are empowered to drive innovation.

Join us to:
  Find new ways to build inclusive organizations that drive innovation and deliver results
  Discover creative leadership tools and skills required to be successful 21st century leaders
  Hear innovative social entrepreneurs share best practices and create new possibilities
  Make meaningful connections with business and professional leaders across the Pacific
  Be inspired by and learn from speakers and colleagues from a broad range of industries and geographies
When Friday, March 22, 2013  
  Registration & Continental Breakfast
Networking Reception
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

InterContinental Hotel, Century City, Los Angeles, California
2151 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067

Who Should Attend

Current and future corporate, business, academic, nonprofit and entrepreneurial women and men leaders who value international collaboration and wish to expand their networks


The symposium will offer a day of educational programs, interactive seminars and keynote speakers addressing “Bridge Buildings” from three points of view


1) Leadership, 2) Culture and Diversity & Inclusion, and 3) Business and Economic Opportunities


The New Realities of 21st Century Leadership
Where Culture, Leadership and Decision Making Connect
  Culture and Diversity & Inclusion

Ability Matters, Not Disability: Innovative Inclusion
Dialogue with Women Executives: The Link between Inclusiveness and Innovation
Discover Critical Talent by Engaging Multi-generations
Driving Change: Towards an Inclusive Organization
Maximizing the Potential of Women in the Workforce: Asian Perspectives
  Business and Economic Opportunities

Lesson Learned from Innovative Social Entrepreneurs
Women and Economy