WoMAN:CONNECT (Denver)- Women on Boards
Name: WoMAN:CONNECT (Denver)- Women on Boards
Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM MST
Registration: Register Now
A COLLABORATIVE EVENT WOMEN ON BOARDS: ELEVATING OUR PRESENCE
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson, Associate Professor at University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, whose work has been featured in The Economist, Newsweek, Time, CNN, ABC, NBC, CNBC, and Wall Street Journal.
Panel Presentation consisting of CEOs and Board Directors of Colorado companies. This session will discuss the importance of diversity on boards, how companies are finding qualified candidates for these roles, and the role of advisory boards for public and/or private companies.
Ginger Graham, Board Director of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Genomic Health, and Clovis Oncology
John Kelley, CEO of CereScan and Board Director
Mary McBride, Board Director of CatchMark Timber Trust
Bill Heck, Moderator, Managing Principal of Harlon Group
Break-Out Sessions on specific topics of interest to include:
● Sara Boyd from Beyond Our Borders Gender Lens Investing Committee, on The Importance of Impact Investing with a Gender Lens. Additional speakers include Dr. Julie Gorte, Patricia Foley Hinnen, Barbara Bauer, and Colleen LaFontaine
● M.L. Hanson and Marsha Williams from Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation for women desiring a board position on a non-profit organization, hospital, university, or city/state board or commission.
● Stephanie Copeland, Denise Franklin and Joshua Hunt from Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN), & Moderated by Michele Ashby, President & CEO of ACE LLC. The "how to" and benefits of joining the board of a private scale-up company, from the perspective of a scale-up board member and the scale-up CEO.
Attendees for the event will be C-level executives, financial leaders, emerging leaders in technology and other industries, private equity investors, technology executives, corporate board members.