The Catch the Wave Regional Conference brings female entrepreneurs together to network, learn, and gain inspiration from each other. The Catch the Wave Regional Conference provides networking, training, and access to both women business owners and corporate members from across our region of Ohio, Kentucky & West Virginia. This year's conference will be a virtual experience drawing WBE's from across the region and beyond 40+ corporate members' buyers and supplier diversity teams.
Join the Women's Business Enterprise Council Ohio River Valley (WBEC ORV) for the 11th Annual Catch the Wave Conference and leave this conference with inspiration and new tools that will make a difference in your personal and business growth. We look forward to seeing you in this virtual environment for an even bigger and better 2020 Catch the Wave Regional Conference!
Monday to Thursday
September 21 to 24, 2020
Lili is an award-winning entrepreneur, recognized cultural intelligence expert, A.I. tech innovator and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. After a successful corporate career, including a 10-year tenure at Johnson & Johnson, where she pioneered various multicultural market strategies and co-founded the Hispanic business resource group “HOLA”, Lili co-founded CIEN+ and CulturIntel.
Her firm is globally recognized as a leader in AI-powered market research, business consulting and cultural marketing strategies to help leaders turn cultural trends into innovation and profits. Some of her clients include Google, Merck, PepsiCo, Capital One, CVS/ Aetna, WW (Weightwatchers) among other Fortune 500’s.
Lili is a regular TV commentator seen on Fox News, Fox Business and CNN en Español. She is also one of only 2.6% of Latinos serving on a Fortune 500+ public board, as an independent director at Zumiez (NASDAQ: ZUMZ). Other boards she serves on include AUA Private Equity Partners, Harvard Women`s Leadership Board, National Board of Directors of the YMCA USA. Some of her recent awards include 2019 Top 10 Innovation Catalyst by MM&M, 2019 Silicon Valley Visionary, 2018 U.S. Hispanic Businessperson of the Year by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Top 100 Most Powerful Women of NY, among others. She is an active voice elevating promoting equity and business inclusion, collaborating in various initiatives at the United Nations, The World Economic Forum, The White House and is a mentor to the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program.