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

Chicago, IL • November 21, 2019

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?

Thursday, November 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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