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Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World

From the Governance Center

3 April, 2018 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York), 05:00 PM UTC [17:00] | (1 HR) | Time Zone Converter

How have women such as Mary Barra (Chairman and CEO, General Motors) been able to make their way to the top? And when they get there, what impact do they have on corporate governance?

In her book, Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Joann S. Lublin (The Wall Street Journal) interviewed over 50 top female executives from U.S. companies to hear the successes and setbacks they've faced as women climbing the corporate ladder. 

In our upcoming webcast, Ms. Lublin and Doug Chia (Executive Director, Governance Center) will discuss:

  • Key themes from the book, including how to handle issues surrounding sexual harassment; how to maintain a necessary work-life balance; how to get ahead at both junior- and senior levels of your career
  • What women experience when they join the company board
  • How the board dynamic may change when a female director joins
  • How having a female executive can impact a company’s governance/corporate culture

Who should attend: Current and prospective board members of public companies; CEOs and other C-suite executives and management; Governance professionals

**To view this webcast online, please click here.**


Speakers

Douglas Chia
Corporate and board governance, shareholder engagement
Leader, Governance Center
The Conference Board
douglas.chia@conferenceboard.org

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Douglas Chia

Joann S. Lublin
Management News Editor
The Wall Street Journal

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Joann S. Lublin