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Women on Boards 2020 - The 8th National Conversation on Board Diversity

Chicago, IL

Join Women on Boards for their 8th annual national conversation on board diversity. This year's theme: Winning Together Now: How Can We Engage Allies To Increase Gender Diversity?

Thu, Nov 21, 2019 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST

Union League Club
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

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2020 Women on Boards (WOB) is a national 501c3 organization with the goal of increasing the percentage of women on U.S. corporate boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020. Sponsorship dollars go towards education and advocacy, research, and giving women a larger voice and seat at the boardroom table.

Pricing: $150 pp. 

This year's 2020 Women on Boards 11/21/19 Chicago event offers:

1.The latest Illinois 2020 WOB ranking

2.A discussion of the 2019 national conversation question:

Winning Together Now: How Can We Engage Allies To Increase Gender Diversity?

Discussed by the following corporate board experts:

1.Anna Cheng Catalano, keynote panelist, Board Director: Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ), Kraton Corporation ((NYSE), HollyFrontier (NYSE), Frontdoor (NASDAQ).

2.Nelda J. Connors, keynote panelist, Board Director: Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ), EnerSys (NYSE), Boston Scientific (NYSE), Delphi Technologies (NYSE).

3.Eileen Kamerick, moderator, Board Director: Associated Banc-Corp. (NYSE), Legg Mason Closed End Mutual Funds (NYSE), Hochschild Mining (LSE), AIG Funds/Anchor Series Trust.

4.Douglas Waggoner, CEO Ambassador Award, Board Director: Chair/CEO, Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ), SP Plus (NASDAQ).

5.Cindie Jamison, Board Director: Big Lots (NYSE), Darden Restaurants (NYSE), Tractor Supply (NASDAQ), and Office Depot (NASDAQ)—all 2020 WOB “Winning” Companies!

6.Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA, Board Director: William Blair (private employee owned company).

7.Donna Smith, 2020 WOB Chicago Special Recognition Award, Board Director: First Bank of Chicago—aka First Bank Of Highland Park (private company).

8.Paul Williams, NACD Chicago Chair, Board Director: Compass Minerals (NYSE).

9.Rodrigo Garcia, State of IL Diversity Update, Board Director: Thirty Percent Coalition.

10.Venita Fields, Board Director: IMA Financial Group (private employee owned), Superior Group of Companies—SGC (NASDAQ), David’s Bridal (private equity owned), Derry Enterprises (private company), LifeSpace Communities (private company).

11.Andrea Hunt, Biotech/Healthcare, Board Director: Catalyst Biosciences (NASDAQ), OX2 Therapeutics (private).

12.Marie Allen, Board Director & National & Chicago Chair, Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

13.Gaye van den Hombergh, Board Director: Tablescapes Event Rentals (ESOP).

14.Janet Viane, Board Director: Scot Forge (the oldest U.S. ESOP).

15.Sandra Wilson, Board Director: Sasser Family Holdings; United Generations Family Holdings, Midtronics, SS White Dental, North American Stamping Group, (all private companies).

…and 25+ more Corporate Board Members/Experts coming soon!

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Get Introduced to the Women You Should Know

We help our members connect with specific attendees who share their industry and life experiences.

Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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Maricella Herrera Avila
Maricella Herrera Avila

Staten Island, NY

VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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