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Chicago, Illinois — Dynamic Emcee Laura Schwartz recently hosted the North American Meeting of Cartier. The 3 day program brought together team members from across the United States and Canada.

Among her hosting duties, Laura conducted a variety of on stage interviews with leaders of Cartier on Diversity and Inclusion, a one-on-one sit down with the CEO and a conversation with the incomparable Bethany Hamilton. Bethany Hamilton is an American professional surfer and writer who survived a 2003 shark attack in which her left arm was bitten off and who ultimately returned to professional surfing. Bethany spoke on overcoming challenge and living life with great resilience.

Laura commented, “It was inspiring to host the iconic Cartier North American Sales Meeting. The Masion holds both a rich history and such an impressive presence today. Cartier is more than a brand, it is a way of life. Their philanthropy is wide and the Cartier Women’s Initiative is life changing and ground breaking. It was an honor both professionally and personally to be involved with such a dedicated company of incredible individuals.”

About The Cartier Women’s Initiative

The Cartier Women’s Initiative is an annual international entrepreneurship program that aims to drive change by empowering women impact entrepreneurs. Founded in 2006, the program is open to women-run and women-owned businesses from any country and sector that aim to have a strong and sustainable social and/or environmental impact.

About Laura Schwartz

Professional Emcee, Keynote Speaker and Author Laura Schwartz knows how to make live events succeed.  Whether hosting a corporate event or delivering a keynote on stage, Laura brings the experience and energy to make your message resonate with any audience! Laura was voted yearly as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the International Events Industry since 2019 to present day. Along with her cast of ITV London, Laura and team won the prestigious Drum Awards “Podcast of the Year” in 2021.

For more information on or to schedule Laura to speak, please contact Ashley Brooks at or 312-767-7415.