The National Conversation on Board Diversity

On November 15, 2017 in cities across the U.S. and throughout the world, C-Suite and senior executives will discuss:

Building the Pipeline: How do we Prepare Ourselves and Find Director Opportunities?

Event Cities (to-date):


ATLANTA, GA

Hosted by: The Atlanta Women's Chamber of Commerce


AUSTIN, TX

Eventbrite - 2017 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Austin

The Austin Club | 7:45-10:15AM

Special Guest: Jill Griffin, Author of "Earn Your Seat on a Corporate Board".


BOSTON, MA

Bentley University | 5:30-8:30PM

2020 Women on Boards 2017

Opening Remarks: Gloria Larson, President, Bentley University

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Boston Campaign Committee and the Bentley University Center for Women and Business.

 

Simmons College | 7:30-9:30AM

Eventbrite - 2017 National Conversation on Board Diversity

Corporate Sponsors: Dell; Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Boston Campaign Committee and SimmonsLEADS. Chair: Nancy Leeser, Director Corporate Relations & Business Development, SimmonsLEADS.


CHARLOTTE, NC

Eventbrite - National Conversation on Board Diversity

Queens University | 4:00-7PM

Keynote: Janet Lewis Matricciani, CEO, World Acceptance Corporation.

Panel Moderator: Pamela Davies, Ph.D., President, Queens University of Charlotte.

In Partnership With: Queens University of Charlotte; NACD Carolinas.

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Charlotte Campaign Committee, Chair: Jennifer Winstel, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.


CHICAGO, IL

Eventbrite - 2017 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Chicago Sponsors

Deloitte | 5:30-8PM

Opening Remarks: Malli Gero, Co-founder and President, 2020 Women on Boards.

Special Guests: Ana Dutra, President and CEO, The Executives' Club of Chicago.

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Chicago Campaign Committee. Chair: Kathy Graham, President and Founder, The HQ Companies, Inc.


COLUMBUS, OH

Otterbein University

Hosted by: Otterbein University, Women for Economic and Leadership Development (WELD)


CONNECTICUT

Longshore Country Club, Westport CT

Hosted by: Laura Giles


DALLAS, TX

Omni Frisco Hotel | 7:30-10:30AM

Hosted by: Kristine Schmidt and Kay Furman


DETROIT, MI

Hosted by: Inforum, NAWBO Greater Detroit


LOS ANGELES, CA  **Event on November 16**

Eventbrite - 2020 Women on Boards - Los Angeles Luncheon

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, The Music Center | 11:30AM-2PM

Director/CEO Panel with Roxanne Austin, Board Member: Target; Teledyne; Abbott Labs.

Corporate Sponsors: Bank of America; Abernathy MacGregor; USC Marshall School; Spencer Stuart; Pillsbury Law; Fraser Communications; Berkhemer Clayton Executive Search; Lentini Design.

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/LA Host Committee. Co-chairs: Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO, Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search; Renee Fraser, Ph.D, CEO, Fraser Communications.


LOUISVILLE, KY

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Louisville Campaign Committee


MADRID, SPAIN

Hosted by: womenCEO


MIAMI/FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

The Signature Grand - Fort Lauderdale

Hosted by: Women's Executive Leadership (WEL) South Florida


NEW YORK, NY

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/New York Campaign Committee. Co-chairs: Chris Olsen, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, UBS Financial Services; and Tammy Scholtes, Event Project Manager, 2020 Women on Boards.


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Oklahoma City University | 8:00AM-Noon

Opening Remarks: Stephanie Sonnabend, Chair and Co-founder, 2020 Women on Boards.

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Oklahoma City Campaign Committee, Chair: Donna Miller, Founder and President, Executive Resource Center.


PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, AZ

2020 Women on Boards - Phoenix Event Registration

Montelucia Resort, Scottsdale | 8:00AM-Noon

Keynote Speaker: Frances Fragos Townsend, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Government, Legal and Business Affairs, MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. Board Member: Scientific Games Corporation; The Western Union Company.

Presenting Sponsors: Pay Your Family First, Phoenix Business Journal, Montelucia Resort & Spa, NB|AZ

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Arizona Steering Committee; Chair: Sharon Lechter; Vice Chairs: Deborah Bateman, Elaine Ralls.


PITTSBURGH, PA  **Event on November 16**

2020 Women on Boards - Pittsburgh Event Registration

Fairmont Hotel | 7:30AM-Noon

Opening Remarks: Stephanie Sonnabend, Chair and Co-founder, 2020 Women on Boards.

Keynote: Brenda Lauderback, Chairman of the Board, Denny's Corporation; Board Member: Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.; Select Comfort Corporation.

Special Guests: Kay Cole James, President and Founder, The Gloucester Institute; Board Member: PNC; Clarence Otis, Jr., Former Chairman and CEO, Darden Restaurants, Inc.; Board Member: Verizon; Susie Shipley, President, Huntington Bank, Western PA and Ohio Valley Region; Board Member: UPMC; UPMC Health Plan; Sandra Volpe, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, Communications and Contractor Relations, FedEx Ground; Board Member: Republic Services Inc.

Moderator: Diane Holder, Executive Vice President, UPMC; President, UPMC Insurance Services Division; President and CEO, UPMC Health Plan.

Sponsors: Allegheny Conference on Community Development; FedEx; Koppers; EY; UPMC Health Care; Align Leadership; Coghill Investment Strategies, LLC; MSA

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Pittsburgh Campaign Committee. Co-chairs: Christy Uffelman, BCC MHCS, Partner, Align Leadership, LLC; Kristen Hemmings, Operations & Client Service Manager, Coghill Investment Strategies, LLC.


SAN DIEGO, CA

University of San Diego, Warren Auditorium | 6:00-9PM

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/San Diego Campaign Committee. Chair: Annalisa Barrett
 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Lyft

Sponsors: BDO, Union Bank, Evercore, Protiviti, EY

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/San Francisco Campaign Committee, Bay Area Women Leaders Network.


WASHINGTON, DC 

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/DC Campaign Committee.