Thank you to everyone who made 12/12/12 such a success!

12/12/12 - 27 Events in 21 Cities


Altadena, CA

Organized by: Regina Grimes


Bethesda, MD

Chevy Chase Trust

Special Guests: Wendy White, Esq. and Ambassador Rozanne L. Ridgway.

Organized by: Leslie Smith and Stacy Murchison

Hosted by: Chevy Chase Trust


Boise, ID


Special Guests: Eileen Langan Barber, Director & Co-founder, Keynetics; Lesley Slaton McNorton, Senior Manager of Global Marketing, Hewlett-Packard; Mark Solon, Managing Partner, Highway 12 Ventures.

Organized by: Britt Ide, Ide Law & Strategy

Hosted by: Girls in Tech Boise, Go Lead Idaho, and Ide Law & Strategy


Boston, MA

Simmons College

Special Guests: Roslyn Watson, President, Watson Ventures and Director, American Express Bank, FSB, The Dreyful Laurel Mutual Funds, and Dreyfus Institutional Cash Management; Joanna Lau, Founder & CEO, LAU Technologies, and Director, DSW and ITT Education Service; Carolee Friedlander, CEO, AccessCircles, and Director, DSW; Gail Deegan, Director, EMC Corporation and iRobot.

Organized by: Nancy Leeser

Hosted by: Simmons College and 2020 Women on Boards/Boston Chapter

Left to Right: Helen Drinan, President, Simmons College; Gail Deegan; Carolee Friedlander; Joanna Lau; and Roslyn Watson.

Babson College, Boston Satellite Campus

Special Guests: Stephanie Sonnabend, President, Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, and Co-Founder & Chair, 2020 Women on Boards; and Karen Kaplan, President, Hill Holiday.

Organized by: Heatherjean MacNeil and Felice Kincannon

Hosted by: The Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College and 2020 Women on Boards/Boston Chapter

Press Coverage:


Boulder, CO

University of Colorado at Boulder

Organized by: Megan Bush


Calgary, Alberta CA

Petroleum Club Calgary

Organized by: Debby Carreau

Hosted by: YPO/WIN


Dallas, TX

Tower Club Dallas

Special Guest: Quenita Fagan, President and CEO, The Supernova Advisory Group

Organized by: Quenita Fagan

Hosted by: The Supernova Advisory Group


Delray Beach, FL

LaCigale Restaurant

Special Guest: Diane Holtz, President and COO, Pet Supermarket

Organized by: Anne Bedinger

Hosted by: Raymond James

Left to Right: Anne Bedinger, Raymond James; Diane Holtz, President and COO, Pet Supermarket; Domenica Price, Raymond James.


Denver, CO

Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce

Organized by: Donna Evans and Kim Curtis

Hosted by: Women's Leadership Foundation and Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce



Fort Lauderdale, FL

Holland & Knight

Special Guest: Romaine Seguin, President, UPS Americas.

Hosted by: Women Executive Leadership


Huntsville, AL

The Westin

Special Guest: Annie M. Cull, Senior Manager, Sustainability Marketing, Calvert Investments.

Hosted by: Women’s Economic Development Council


Los Angeles, CA

City Club

Special Guests: Wendy M. Webb, Managing Director, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, and Director, Jack in the Box; Edith R. Perez, Retired Partner, Latham & Watkins, and Director, Con-Way; and Joan E. Herman, Director, Convergys.

Organized by: Betsy Berkhemer, Renee Fraser and Delilah Panio

Hosted by: 85 Broads, Broads Circle and Women Corporate Directors


Louisville, KY

The Galt House, Archibald Room

Special Guest: Crit Luallen, former Kentucky State Auditor.

Organized & Hosted by: Jane Hardy, CEO & Chairwoman, Brinly-Hardy Co.; Diane Medley, Co-Managing Partner, Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP; Meredith Loeb, Owner, Loeb & Associates Inc.; Laurie Schalow, Vice President, Public Affairs, Yum! Brands, Inc.; and Joan Coleman, President, Coleman Consulting LLC.

Left to right: Laurie Schalow, Joan Coleman, Crit Luallen, Diane Medley, Jane Hardy and Meredith Loeb.


Miami, FL

Holland & Knight

Special Guest: Romaine Seguin, President, UPS Americas.

Organized by: Kim Haber, Shari Roth, Celeste De Armas and Lynn Herald

Hosted by: Women Executive Leadership

Press Coverage: CNN Latino's Notimujer, The Miami Herald, South Florida Business Journal,, HispanicBusiness

Romaine Seguin


McLean, VA

The Palm Restaurant

Organized by: Lynne Miller

Brio Tuscan Grill

Special Guests: Research team from American University; Women from The Leadership Foundry.

Organzed by: Piper Conrad

Hosted by: Women in Technology


Milan, Italy

Grand Hotel et de Milan

Special Guest: Gian Paolo Arosio, Chairman, Festo Corporation

Organized by: Theano Lianidou

Hosted by: YPO Italy


New Orleans, LA

Royal Sonesta Hotel

Special Guests: Carroll W. Suggs, Former President & CEO, Petroleum Helicopters International; Teri Fontenot, President & CEO, Women's Hospital Baton Rouge, LA and Chair, American Hospital Association.

Organized & Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/New Orleans Chapter

Far right: Margot Dubos, President & CEO, Gambit Communications, Inc.


New York, NY

Benjamin Hotel

Special Guest: Sallie Krawcheck, former President of the Global Wealth and Investment Management Division of Bank of America.

Organized & Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/New York Chapter

Sallie Krawcheck (L) and Gillian Tett (R), Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times.

Reed Smith

Special Guests: James Barnes, Partner, Corporate Governance Practice, Reed Smith; Doug Conant, Former President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company; Tom DiNapoli, Comptroller, State of New York (Invited); Patricia Lenkov, President of Agility Executive Search; Vikki L. Pryor, Principal, Change Create Transform.

Organized & Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/New York Chapter

Left to Right: Carol Hymowitz, Editor-at-large, Bloomberg; Doug Conant; Patricia Lenkov; Vikki L. Pryor; and James Barnes.

NYU Stern School of Business

Special Guests: Anne Sutherland Fuchs, Chair, NYC Commission on Women's Issues; Mary Cranston, Director, VISA, Juniper Networks, GrafTech International, International Rectifier, and Exponent, and Retired Senior Partner and Former Chair & CEO, Pillsbury Winthrop; and Lisa Fairfax, Leroy Sorenson Merrifield Research Professor of Law at George Washington University; Holly Gregory, Partner, Weil Gotshal; Ken Kopelman, Partner and Co-Chair, Corporate Governance Practice, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.

Organized by: 2020 Women on Boards/New York Chapter

Hosted by: New York University Stern Women in Business (SWIB) Alumnae

Forte Foundation - Ernst & Young

Special Guests: Glenn Hubbard, Dean, Columbia Business School; Rebecca Blumenstein, Deputy Managing Editor, Wall Street Journal; Julie Hembrock Daum, Co-Head Board Practice & Director, Spencer Stuart; Donna Hamlin, CEO, Intrabond Capital; Stefano Natella, Managing Director and Co-Head of Securities Research & Analytics, Credit Suisse; Joyce Roché, Director, AT&T, Tuperware, Macy's, and Snapple; and Karyn Twaronite, Americas Inclusiveness Officer, Ernst & Young.

Organzed & Hosted by: Forte Foundation

Press Coverage: MarketWatch

Viviane Reding, Vice President of the European Commission joined via satellite.


Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Biltmore Hotel

Special Guests: Dr. Mary Walshok, founder, Global CONNECT, and Dean, UC San Diego; Shelly Esque, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs group and Director, Corporate Affairs, Intel; Joanne Flynn, Managing Director, Phoenix Group International.

Organized & Hosted by: 85 Broads Phoenix as part of the Women INVESTING in Women Summit


San Francisco, CA

Watermark - Deloitte

Special Guests: The UC Davis Graduate School of Management, SF Commission on the Status of Women, and the California Women's Policy Center.

Organized & Hosted by: Watermark


Tampa, FL

Holland & Knight

Special Guest: Romaine Seguin, President, UPS Americas.

Organzed & Hosted by Women Executive Leadership