At a time when the diversity of corporate boards of directors is under scrutiny, new strategies for increasing the number of women on boards are of utmost importance. In November 2011, ION will host an invitation-only high-level summit meeting of the nation’s prominent thought leaders and business executives. Click here to learn more – http://www.ionwomen.org/
Please take a moment to read the South Florida Business Journal’s coverage about diversity in the workplace…it was a real honor to be included in their roundup of this important topic.
ION’s featured article in The Glass Hammer links Women Executive Leadership to strengthened initiatives supporting gender diversity on corporate boards and executive suites. Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, President of ION (and Treasurer for Women Executive Leadership) speaks to ION’s commitment to gender diversity through influence on decision makers and the acquisition power of women in today’s market place.
A survey by McKinsey & Company looks at several factors that influence the movement of women into the executive suites across the globe, as well as perceived barriers and initiatives that have been identified to bridge the gap in favor or gender diversity.
Dialogue focused on how women can obtain board seats and advancement in their companies is the focus of WEL’s 2011 Corporte Salute and the 2010 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers….
The WEL 2010 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers follows the trends of gender diversity in the boardroom and executive suite among Florida’s Top 100 public companies.
As agents of change, WEL’s primamry mission is to advocate, educate and connect accomplished women with the goal of increasing the number of women serving on Corporate Boards and in Executive Suites. To help do so, WEL has created: WELCONNECTION