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EACC Women in Business Forum: Meet Kate Barton, Americas Vice Chair, Tax Services, EY

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04/20/17 | 06:00 PM
| 08:30 PM
Ernst & Young 5 Times Square, 23rd floor Conference Center New York, NY 10021


Manager Membership & Events Irene Fuchs
Phone: (212) 974-8841
Email: ifuchs(at)gaccny.com

The European Chambers of Commerce in collaboration with Ernst & Young would like to cordially invite you to a joint


Women in Business Forum:

Meet Kate Barton, Americas Vice Chair, Tax Services, EY


Thursday, April 20th 2017

6.00PM - 8.30PM


Ernst & Young

5 Times Square, 23rd Floor Conference Center

New York, NY 10021




How can a corporate culture of innovation and talent development drive the gender parity agenda faster forward with immediate impact and growing results?

Kate Barton, honored as Female Executive of the Year in the Annual 2016 Women World Awards and recipient of the Stevie Award for excellence in business, will discuss best practices and current trends.



6.00pm Registration – please bring a valid photo ID for check in

6.30pm Welcome by Sirpa Tsimal, Chair Women-in-Business at Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce / Managing Partner, TSIMANN LLC

6.35pm Keynote Kate Barton, Vice Chair Americas, Tax Services, EY

6.45-7.30pm Discussion Kate Barton & Diana Solash


The event will be followed by a networking reception.

This is a joint-event by the European chambers of commerce from Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. Coordination by Claudia Mahler Communications.



Kate Barton

is the Americas Vice Chair – Tax Services for the Americas Tax practice, which consists of more than 14,000 tax professionals at Ernst & Young member firms serving our clients in North, South and Central America and Israel. She is involved in all aspects of the Americas Tax practice, including strategy and operations, people development, client relations, quality control, risk management, thought leadership, knowledge and learning and innovation efforts to bring new services to market. Kate is a member of the Americas Operating Executive, the US Board, the Global Practice Group and the Global Tax Executive Committee. Based in New York, Kate is a partner at Ernst & Young LLP.


Diana Solash

is a Director in EY’s Global Inclusiveness Office and works closely with senior leaders, EY member firm partners and all EY people so that EY values are reflected across the organization. She helps member firms leverage the diversity that each person brings to the organization and has experience in a number of talent areas, including campus recruiting, experienced recruiting and organizational development. She also co-chaired the Northeast Inclusiveness & Diversity Council and served as the Northeast Community Engagement Champion for Ernst & Young LLP. Diana graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology.


The Event is free of charge for Members and Non-Members !