Each Premier, Benefactor, and Patron level sponsor of the Council’s 2020 Annual Celebration is invited to have one representative of your organization join us for each of the following virtual VIP Meet & Greets with our honorees, which will be conducted via Zoom.
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. – Former UN Ambassador Samantha Power – Ambassador Power will discuss her time as the United States’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, where she served from 2013 – 2017, and will share her insights on the current state of international affairs.
Friday, October 16, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. – MilliporeSigma Senior Leadership – Interim CEO Chris Ross and other senior leaders from MilliporeSigma will discuss how the global life sciences leader is playing a critical role in the fight against COVID-19.
Monday, October 19, 2020, 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. – U.S. Representative Jim McGovern – Congressman McGovern, who serves as the Chairman of the House Rules Committee, will discuss the latest developments on Capitol Hill and share his thoughts on the upcoming 2020 Presidential election.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Marianne Harrison, CEO, John Hancock –As the first female CEO of John Hancock and one of only a small number of women CEO’s in the financial services industry, Harrison will discuss her career journey, how John Hancock is helping its customers improve their health and well being, and highlight her work to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 4:00 – 4:30 p.m – Dr. Ibram Kendi, BU Center for Antiracist Research – Dr. Kendi will discuss the recently-established Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University, and share his insights on how our region and our nation can best address systemic racism in our society.
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 3:00 – 3:30p.m. – Udit Batra, CEO, Waters Corporation – Udit Batra, CEO of Waters Corporation, will discuss the region’s thriving life sciences sector and how his company and others are innovating to save and improve lives.