Know Your Worth and Speak Your Mind: Combating the Gender Pay Gap


PANELISTS

Jacqueline (Jacqui) Ebanks, Executive Director, NYC Commission on Gender Equity.

Ana Duarte-McCarthy, Director, Corporate & Major Investors, Forté Foundation

Trish Taylor, Executive Director, TAS Practice, EY

MODERATOR

Roxanne Hori, Associate Dean of Corporate Relations, Career Services and Leadership Development, NYU Stern School Of Business


BIOS

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Jacqueline (Jacqui) Ebanks, Executive Director, NYC Commission on Gender Equity.

Jacqueline M. Ebanks is the Executive Director of the Commission on Gender Equity. Jacqueline is an innovative manager and policymaker with extensive experience in philanthropy and the non-profit sector. She has worked for over 30 years to promote economic and social justice for women, girls, and marginalized communities. From 2014 to 2017, Ebanks served as the Executive Director of the Women’s City Club of New York, where she guided the civic-engagement organization into its second century of activism. Previously, Jacqueline served as the Vice President of Programs at the New York Women’s Foundation and worked at Citigroup as their Vice President & Director of U.S. Partnerships and Program Development for Global Community Relations Division and then as their Regional Community Relations Director for the Northeast and Puerto Rico. Prior to Citigroup, Jacqueline served as the Vice President for Community Investment at the United Way of New York City. Ebanks began her career at citywide and community-based service organizations services, serving as Child Welfare Policy Analyst at the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Director of United Neighborhood Houses’ Staff Development and Human Resource Management Initiative, Director of Program Development and Quality Assurance at the Society for Seamen’s Children, and Director of Development at Harlem United Community AIDS Centers. Ebanks holds a M.S. in Policy Analysis and Public Management from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Ana Duarte-McCarthy, Director, Corporate & Major Investors, Forté Foundation

Ana Duarte McCarthy is Director, Corporate and Major Investors, responsible for building Forté’s fund development strategy and engaging new champions in Forté’s mission, a position she was appointed to in November 2016.  Prior to Forté, Ana was at Citi, having joined in 1995, and held various positions, culminating in her appointment to managing director and chief diversity officer, a role she held from 2002 through 2016. As chief diversity officer, Ana led the creation and integration of Citi’s global workforce diversity strategy for hiring and developing diverse talent, fostering an inclusive work environment and ensuring management accountability, which led to the company being considered among the top global companies for diversity and inclusion.

Before joining Citi, Ana held leadership positions within educational opportunity and higher education at Passaic County College and the New School for Social Research. Ana left the New School in 1994 when she joined Kidder, Peabody, Inc. as Assistant Vice President of Compliance and Diversity Programs.

Ana is a member of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding’s Workplace Advisory Council, and was as an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Ana is active in her local community, serving on the board of directors of the Somerset County YMCA Association, and as Treasurer of the Bernards Township Democratic Committee.

Among other recognitions, Ana has been named to Hispanic Business Magazine’s 25 Elite Women, was the YWCA of NYC’s Women of Influence, received the Corporate Leader Award from Girls Inc of NYC, and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates’ Champion Award for her support and advocacy of workplace equality for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.  Ana received her bachelor of arts degree from Lafayette College, and a master of education degree from Teachers College, Columbia University.  Ana currently resides in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, with her husband and daughter.

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Trish Taylor, Executive Director, TAS Practice, EY

Trish is an Executive Director with Ernst & Young’s Operational Transaction Services Practice. Trish has 20 years of industry experience and has held executive positions in business development, corporate development and finance.

Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Trish was Vice President, Corporate Development at MCI Communications Corporation . She was brought in to lead the rebuilding effort of the corporate development group and MCI’s overarching acquisition, divestiture, and joint venture strategy post-Worldcom bankruptcy and oversaw a variety of transactions from due diligence through integration or carve-out implementation. Trish has supervised a variety of cross border joint ventures and transactions in the UK, Netherlands, France, Germany and Canada. She received her M.B.A. from Emory University and her B.S. in accounting from the University of Delaware.

Roxanne Hori, Associate Dean of Corporate Relations, Career Services and Leadership Development, NYU Stern School Of Business

Roxanne Hori is the Associate Dean of Corporate Relations, Career Services and Leadership Development at the NYU Stern School of Business.  At Stern her teams develop and manage relationships with corporations seeking to partner with the School; provide career coaching and programming for over 2000 students and 100,000 alumni and leadership programming for all three MBA programs. 

She joined Stern with 35 years of experience in industry and higher education. Prior to joining Stern she was at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University for many years, holding the positions of Assistant Dean, Director of Career Management, and most recently, Associate Dean of Corporate Partnerships. As Assistant Dean of Career Management, she led a team providing career services to students in the full-time, part-time and Executive MBA programs as well as to 50,000 Kellogg alumni. While serving at Kellogg, Roxanne created a number of innovative programs that increased student employment and alumni and employer satisfaction and have been emulated at other business schools.

Prior to pursuing a career in higher education, Roxanne served as a Vice President of Northern Trust Company. There, she led the talent acquisition team. Earlier in her career, she worked in human resources at Arthur Young & Company and at Arthur Andersen & Co.

Roxanne is the past chair of the Forté Foundation Board.  She currently serves on the Advisory Council for Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), the Chicago Advisory Board of Facing History and Ourselves and Auxiliary Board for the Lincoln Park Zoo.  In addition, she also serves on the Gala Committee for the One Acre Fund and is a former board member and President of Midwest ACE (formerly the Midwest College Placement Association) and Vice President of NACE (formerly the College Placement Council).