GLOBAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CURRICULUM EVENT
Our team is excited to launch our Global Supplier Diversity Curriculum (GSDC). The Global Supplier Diversity Curriculum is tailored to close the gap that exists with minority businesses. The strategic pillars of GSDC are Education, Activation, and Sustainability.
Continue to research and prepare for supplier opportunities.
Leverage your value proposition and connect it to the overall strategy of the organization.
Build strategic partnerships so that you are able to scale when your corporate partner’s needs grow.
Denise Evans is Vice President, Women & Diverse B2B Marketing for the IBM Corporation. She leads an organization responsible for ensuring that businesses owned by Asians, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans in North America and women owned, led and influenced businesses, globally - understand how to build smarter businesses that will change how the world works.
Denise has served globally in numerous leadership and executive positions in IBM including Directors of Global e-business, Global Customer Loyalty, and Global eRelationship Marketing.
Denise currently serves on the Board or Advisory Board of Directors of the Women Presidents Organization, Enterprising Women Magazine, the Global Summit of Women, the Galt Foundation, the National Alliance for Mental Illness-Maryland, and the S.O.L.V.E. Group. She is a member of the IBM Faculty for Global Sales Schools and an expert community member of the Catalyst organization. Denise has been featured as an awardee in Working Mother, Women’s Enterprise, Uptown Professional, and Savoy Magazines. She received the “Woman of Impact Leadership” Award from Impact Leadership 21 at the United Nations and the “World of Difference” Award from The International Alliance of Women.
Denise is a global citizen who has traveled across 6 continents, a mentor to many and a Lifetime Member of the Girl Scouts.
Denise earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Economics from Brown University and MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Sarah Sachs is a passionate Senior Marketing Leader and strategist with deep
experience in brand and innovation. In her previous and current roles, Sarah has developed and launched new products, pushed new thinking and repositioned existing products. In her current role at Coca-Cola, she has led the effort to transform the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine from a fountain dispenser into a marketing asset. Previous work at The Coca-Cola Company has included new product work for VEB (Venturing and Emerging Brands), the launch of Diet Coke Plus (with vitamins and minerals) and the launch of Coke BlaK. Prior to Coca-Cola, Sarah held roles at Prophet Brand Strategy and Young & Rubicam Advertising. Sarah holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University and an MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.