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Marsh & Ascend Austin Leadership Forum
Bridging Boundaries: Tech, Development, and Diversity

Event Details

Date: Thursday, November 9, 2023

Time: In-Person: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT I Virtual: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Venue: Virtual Zoom & In Person @ Marsh Austin Office

Admission: Complimentary

Attire: Business Casual


Join us for professional development, networking, cocktail hour, light bites, and a Bollywood dance performance by Texas Mohini. Also learn more about Ascend Austin and how you can get involved!


Marsh’s Asian Colleague Resource Group (ACRG) is hosting the 11th National Leadership Forum featuring industry leaders on technology, AI, professional development, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)


This event has two options: virtual & in person attendance.

  1. In Person

  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM CT: Leadership Forum

  • 5:00 - 7:00 PM CT: Networking with Cocktail Hour/Food & Texas Mohini Bollywood Dance Performance

  • Limited Spots first come first serve basis so sign up soon!

   2. Virtual

  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM CT: Leadership Forum

  • Zoom link will be provided


Program Sponsors


Shari Chernack

Senior Principal HR Transformation Consultant Mercer

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David Hau

Cyber PEMA Leader


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Lakshman Kannan

Risk & Regulatory Technology Leader


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Anu Mandapati

Global Head of Culture & Inclusion

Magic Leap

Safety of our guests is paramount to Ascend. Attendees are responsible for monitoring their own condition and agree to comply with the safety, hygiene and CDC identified pandemic level communicable illnesses (including COVID-19) guidelines established by relevant health authorities. We request that attendees not attend an event should they test positive or if they experience COVID symptoms prior to the event.

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