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D&I Changemakers

ICE London 2020 Changemakers

Driving Diversity and Changing Thoughts

Free seminar

Wednesday, 5 February 2020,  South Gallery Room 22

Produced by

  the All-in Diversity project                                          GGW

D&I Changemakers is sponsored by

 gvc                                        facebook gaming




10.00 – 10.30                                                               



10:30 – 10:45

Welcome and Introductions

Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming & Co-founder, All In Diversity

Christie Eickelman, VP of Global Marketing, GLI & Board President of Global Gaming Women

10:45 – 11.45

The Secret to Success – Three Leading Influencers Share Their Thoughts on Some of Today’s Global Topics in Ted Talk Style:      

  • Effecting Powerful Change in Your Career Path
  • Speaker: Ann-Dawn Young Sang, President and CEO of Supreme Ventures

  • The State of Women at Work
  • Speaker: Katie Lever, Chief Legal Counsel, Drew Las Vegas

  • Transforming Your Interactions, Team and Culture
  • Speaker: Cristina Niculae, Chief Strategy Officer, Gaming Innovation Group


11:45 Coffee Networking Break
12:00 – 13:00

How a Diverse Workforce Reinvigorates Your Team

Diversity is a common buzzword in business today. So, what does it really mean, and how can diversifying your workforce impact your teams – your corporate team, departmental teams, and employee team performance. This session will provide clarity of definition and mission that move diversity from buzzword to actionable benefit.

Moderator: Kelly Kehn, Co-Founder All-in Diversity Project
•    Ruth Purcell, Client Partner, Facebook
•    Simon O’Halloran, Group HR Director, GVC Group
•    Wendy Montgomery, Senior Vice President of Global Brand, Marketing and Communications, IGT

13.15 – 14:15

Lean-In Mentorship Lunch – invitation only. Please request an invitation 

Peer mentorship is incredibly valuable and something all women can do for one another. During this lunch we will be focusing on matching great female leaders with the leaders of the future. Through a series of creative questions, the goal is to provide you with the help and solutions on how to uncover your next move in your career. 

RSVP for Changemakers lunch  - Click here

Event Facilitators: 

  • Christie Eickelman, VP of Global Marketing, GLI    
  • Nikki Fields, Industry Relations & Program Director, G2E        
  • Korbi Carrison, Event Director, G2E        
  • Sue Schneider, VP Growth Strategy, ABC        
  • Katie Lever, Chief Legal Counsel, Drew Las Vegas        
  • Susan Cartwright, Vice President Corporate Communications, Scientific Games    
  • Stephanie Huckel, Senior Global Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, IGT    
  • Jo Moran, Retail Operations Director, GVC Group        
  • Julie Chapman, IT Retail Delivery Director at Ladbrokes Coral
14:30 – 15:30

End of Day Working Sessions

To finish up the day 3 x 30-minute workshops using a mini-open space methodology with the key discussions repeated so attendees can attend more than one theme/topic discussion:

Suggested topics

Personal Brand and Social Media:
Natasha Gowans, PR & Communications Consultant 

Media/Public Speaking Training:
Christie Eickelman, VP of Global Marketing, GLI & Board President of Global Gaming Women 
Katie Lever, Chief Legal Counsel, Drew Las Vegas

Being a Leader Without the Leader Title:
Simon O’Halloran, Group HR Director, GVC Group


Networking Reception



Are you a supporter of Diversity & Inclusion? Make sure you collect the All-In pin to shout about it.


Interested in the topic of Diversity & Inclusion? Register for the D&I practical workshop on Thursday, 6 February.

 This is a free seminar, but due to very limited capacity, we require your RSVP


Click here to view the workshop page