A COLLABORATIVE EVENT WOMEN ON BOARDS: ELEVATING OUR PRESENCE
, 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.
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.
, Board Director of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Genomic Health, and Clovis Oncology
, CEO of CereScan and Board Director
, Board Director of CatchMark Timber Trust
, Moderator, Managing Principal of Harlon Group
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.