Thrive @ Work

Women leaders onstage at Thrive @ Work 2019

Success in the Workplace: A Conversation with Business Leaders

October 26, 2023 at the Two Mississippi Museums
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Thrive @ Work is a luncheon showcasing businesses with innovative workplace policies and positive impacts for both the employee and employer.

During the luncheon, a panel of business leaders share their experiences, both successes and challenges, to foster discussion and learning.

Tickets and sponsorships are now available to purchase for Thrive @ Work 2023! The event will be held on October 26, 2023 at the Two Mississippi Museums. Sponsor the event or purchase your tickets now!

We know that women have a better chance at economic security when there are workplace practices and policies that benefit them and their families. When women thrive, Mississippi thrives.

2023 Panelists

Whitney Jackson – Bradley Law

Whitney will discuss the use of artificial intelligence in hiring practices. She’ll cover the challenges that this new technology can bring and also discuss some key issues in hiring in general.  

Natella Boulton – Merrill Lynch

Natella will discuss the Women’s Exchange and the focus on gender equity in investing including gender lens investing generally.  

Biz Harris – Mississippi Early Learning Alliance

Biz, the Executive Director for MELA, will share critical new information about childcare that impacts parents in the workplace. This includes newly increased tax credits for employers.

2021 Panel:

Camille Snyder, Ashford Advisors

Shanell Watson, Woodward Hines Education Foundation

Lindsay Thomas Dowdle, Jones Walker LLP

2020 Panel:

Carol Harris, Mississippi Development Authority

Lindsay Thomas Dowdle, Jones Walker LLP

Molly Brasfield, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Anna Wolfe, Mississippi Today

2019 Panel:

Sara Miller, HOPE Policy Institute

Monica Harrigill, The Sunray Companies

Robin Robinson, Sanderson Farms

Willie Jones, Dependable Source Corp. of MS

2018 Panel:

Dudly Wooley, Ross & Yerger

Jennifer Hall, Baker Donelson

Linda Waters, Atmos Energy

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