Robert “Bob” DeVries, Global Head of Practices, and Julie Daum, North American Board Practice Leader, will share insights from the 30th edition of Spencer Stuart’s U.S. 2015 Board Index Study. This report has relevant insights and information which will be very helpful to our organization whose mission is to support the opportunities for women to […]
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There are staggeringly low numbers of women in positions of leadership on corporate boards in the United States. Read more – https://www.charlotteagenda.com/66081/12-women-sitting-boards-charlottes-biggest-companies/
This leading-edge movement is focused on developing women leaders and supporting them to advance their participation in higher-level leadership roles. As part of this movement, powerful and influential women leaders gather to attend the 4th Annual “Extraordinary Women Leading Change” Leadership Conference. This year’s Conference takes place on September 14th, 2016 at the Fort Lauderdale […]
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Less than one in five directors fully understand how the industry dynamics of their companies are changing Board members must increase their Digital Quotient to meaningfully engage senior management We present four guiding principles to close the knowledge gap and drive organizational success – Read More – http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/business-technology/our-insights/adapting-your-board-to-the-digital-age?cid=digistrat-eml-alt-mkq-mck-oth-1607
Women actually do have advantages as executives. The CEO of the $70 Million business Hint Water shares how to take advantage of them. By Kevin Daum Read more – http://www.inc.com/kevin-daum/9-tips-that-help-women-executives-be-more-successful.html
Deb Henretta, senior advisor at SSA & Company, told Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith that it’s time to take action to ensure women are in top leadership positions. By Seana Smith – Read More – http://finance.yahoo.com/news/how-to-get-more-seats-for-women-in-the-boardroom-191147348.html#
“Diverse groups tend to engage in discussions that are more thorough, more contentious and more likely to identify problems with the topic at hand,” Craig Crossland, University of Notre Dame. Read more – http://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2016/05/numbers-the-m-a-effect-with-women-on-boards.html?surround=etf&ana=e_article&u=wY%2FgitvRcqOv6P0et8EyHg0151dae4&t=1464804659&j=73632722
The Street article – Every day, it seems, brings more news about the battle for women to have an equal position to men in corporate America. Just this week, massive online retailer and Web services firm Amazon in its opposition to a shareholder resolution that would commit the company to pay equity for women. It’s 2016 and […]
Chicago Tribune article: Activists increasingly are putting loyalists in boardrooms to agitate behind closed doors for asset sales, cost cuts, buybacks and other ways to improve financial results. One topic they’re not bringing to the table is diversity, even though more boards than ever want a mix of women and men as well races and […]
Meg Crofton is taking on a new role in Central Florida. – Read More – http://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2016/01/former-disney-exec-meg-crofton-joins-tupperware.html?ana=e_bizw&u=t1%2BD1Y6XH%2BDq2gooBM1r9337x1&t=1453832150
Hosted & Sponsored by Ryder System, Inc. The Book Selection Micro - Resilience: Minor Shifts for
Hosted & Sponsored by Ryder System, Inc.
The Book Selection
Micro – Resilience: Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Focus, Drive, and Energy
The evening is your opportunity to connect with other successful professionals and engage in a lively discussion. The conversation uses points made in the book, however, you can participate whether you read the entire book, a portion, or come in knowing only the title!
(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ryder System, Inc.
1690 NW 105th St Miami, FL 33178
WEL South Florida Event
PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BOARDROOM As a WEL 2017 Corporate Salute Elevate Award recipient, Tech Data was recently honored for advancements they have made to increase gender diversity in the boardroom. Please join WEL
PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BOARDROOM
As a WEL 2017 Corporate Salute Elevate Award recipient, Tech Data was recently honored for advancements they have made to increase gender diversity in the boardroom.
Please join WEL and Tech Data’s women’s employee resource group, for a conversation with Tech Data Board members and esteemed panelists as they share their unique perspectives on leadership and advancing gender diversity in the board room.
Featuring our Executive Panel:
Karen Dahut- Tech Data Board Member and EVP, Booz Allen Hamilton
Bridgette Heller- Tech Data Board Member and EVP, Early Life Nutrition & Executive Committee for Danone
Kathleen Misunas- Tech Data Board Member and Principal of Essential Ideas Business Advisory
Beth Simonetti- EVP & CHRO, Tech Data Corporation
Click HERE to Register!
(Monday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tech Data Corporation
16202 Bay Vista Drive Clearwater, FL 33760