The 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity Events. Find one in a city near you!

In cities across the U.S. and throughout the world, C-Suite and senior executives will discuss the topic:

Now is the time: How Can We Help Each Other and Seek Allies to Find a Corporate Board Seat? 

Registration for remaining cities will be available soon, so please keep your eyes on this space to see when they go live!

 

Event Cities:


ATLANTA, GA

Chaired by: Neeti Dewan, Jill Goodrich, and Katie Tucker.


AUSTIN, TX | Headliners Club | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Austin

Speakers: Nina Richardson - Board Director: Silicon Labs & Resideo; Lynn Atchison - Board Director: Q2 Technologies, Convey & RealMassive.

Chaired by: Austin Campaign Committee.


BOSTON, MA | Bentley University | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM 

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Boston

        Chaired by: Trish Foster and Becky McDougal.


CHARLOTTE, NC | Bechtler Museum of Modern Art | 5:15 PM -  7:30 PM  

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Charlotte

Speakers: Catherine P. Bessant - Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Bank of America. 

Chaired by: Carolinas Campaign Committee.


CHICAGO, IL | Union League Club of Chicago 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM 

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Chicago

Speakers: Sheila Penrose - Non-Executive Chair and Board Director, Jones Lang LaSalle; Board Director, McDonald’sDouglas Waggoner - CEO and Chair of Board of Directors, Echo Global Logistics; Board Director, SP PlusAnna Catalano - Board Director: HollyFrontier, Kraton, Frontdoor, and Willis Towers WatsonNelda Connors - Board Director: Boston Scientific, Delphi Technologies, EnerSys, Echo Global LogisticsEileen Kamerick - Board Director: Associated Bank, Legg Mason Closed-End Funds, Hochschild Mining, AIG Funds & Anchor TrustCindie Jamison - Board Director: Big Lots, Darden Restaurants, Tractor Supply, Office Depot.

Chaired by: Chicago Campaign Committee.


NEW! CLEVELAND, OH


COLUMBUS, OH

Chaired by: Kristine Robbins.


DALLAS, TX Stonebriar Country Club        

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Dallas

Chaired by: Tracey Doi, Thear Suzuki, and Charmaine Tang.


NEW! DENVER, CO | Cable Center

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Denver

 Speakers: Denny Post - Former CEO, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and BrewsBarbara Mowry - Gore Creek Advisors; Eric Severson - Chief People Officer, DaVita.

Sponsors: Advanced Energy, DaVita, UCHealth, Ardent Mills, Zayo Group, RHR International, AirMethods, Wonderbound

Chaired by: Meme Callnin and Paula Hendrickson.


DETROIT, MI                

Chaired by: Terry Barclay and Cindy Goodaker.


NEW! HOUSTON, TX

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Houston

Chaired by: Susi Knight.


NEW! LAS VEGAS, NV | Rio Hotel Convention Center

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Las Vegas

Keynote Panelist: Jan Jones Blackhurst - Executive Vice President Public Policy and Corp. Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment.

Panelists: Eileen Raney - Everi Holdings, Inc.; Rose McKinney-James - MGM Resorts International; Pat Mulroy - Wynn Resorts International.

Chaired by: Latonia Coleman and Connye Harper.


NEW! HONG KONG


LONDON, ENGLAND          

Chaired by: Anastasia Scott.


LOS ANGELES, CA                 

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - LA

Chaired by: Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire and Renee Fraser.


MADRID, SPAIN                

Chaired by: Evelyn Garrity & Mirian Izquierdo Barriuso.


MEXICO CITY   

Chaired by: Claudia Hardy and Alexandra Ysenburg.


NEW! MILWAUKEE, WI

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Milwaukee

Chaired by: ML Wattman, Charmaine Hughes Lee, Jennifer Norr, and Cheryl Besaw.


NEW YORK, NY                

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - New York

Chaired by: Rochelle Rosato, Sandra Baker Zarraga, and Susan Gross Sholinsky.


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Chaired by: Donna Miller and Kitti Asberry.


NEW! ORANGE COUNTY, CA

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Orange County

Chaired by: Dita Shemke.


PHOENIX, AZ | Biltmore Hotel                

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Phoenix

Chaired by: Kathleen Duffy and Carrie Young.


PITTSBURGH, PA                


NEW! PORTLAND, OR | Multnomah Athletic Club

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Portland

Sponsors: Oregon State University's Business School, A to Z Wineworks, Wells Fargo.

Chaired by: Katie Kelley and Stephanie Neuvirth.


SACRAMENTO, CA                

Chaired by: Erica Dias.


SAN DIEGO, CA 

Chaired by: Annalisa Barrett and Teresa Jacques.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA                

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - San Francisco

Chaired by: Julie Abrams and Nicole Stiles.


SEATTLE, WA                

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Seattle

Chaired by: Joanna Lohkamp.


SOUTH FLORIDA, FL                

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - South Florida

Chaired by: Shari Roth and Nina Gordon.


TAMPA BAY, FL

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Tampa

Chaired by: Kathy Barlow, Katherine Young, and Penny Parks.



WASHINGTON, DC | Capital Hilton               

2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Washington DC

Chaired by: Jill Klein, Stacy Murchison, and Mandi Wedin.


NEW! WILMINGTON, DE

Eventbrite - 2019 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Wilmington

Chaired by: Jennifer Smuts and Kyle Gay.