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Effective strategies for placing more women in leadership roles

20 November, 2017 | (01 hr)

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Women currently earn more advanced degrees than men and make up half the workforce. Yet, despite their economic and educational punch, women still hold far fewer leadership positions than men.
Join our panel of top talent executives and other business leaders to discover:

  • Practical steps that company managers and executives can take to increase the number of women in leadership positions;
  • The roadblocks companies often face in advancing women’s leadership; and
  • The short- and long-term company benefits of having more women in leadership roles


In addition, hear recorded remarks from Maggie Wilderotter, Former Executive Chairman & CEO of Frontier Communications, one of the nation’s largest broadband, video and voice companies, and a member of the board of trustees of The Conference Board.


Who Should Attend: 
This webcast will be relevant to HR executives, directors, corporate secretaries, diversity and inclusion officers, and CEOs 


This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Jane Stevenson

Jane Stevenson
Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services
Korn/Ferry International

Jane Stevenson leads Korn Ferry's Global CEO Succession Practice and regularly serves Fortune 500 clients and high-growth companies on C-suite succession, top team effectiveness, and innovation leadership issues. She has been acknowledged by BusinessWeek as one of the “100 Most Influential ...Full Bio

Roslyn Brooks

Roslyn Brooks
Public Policy Managing Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Roslyn (Roz) Brooks is a Managing Director in PwC’s Government, Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy office in Washington, DC where she develops integrated strategies to achieve public policy and political affairs objectives representing the firm and its interests before Congress, the Exe...Full Bio

J. Evelyn Orr

J. Evelyn Orr
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Korn Ferry Institute

Evelyn Orr specializes in translating research on leadership and organizations into practical resources for leaders. She has authored several articles and books published by the Korn Ferry Institute.

With more than fifteen years of experience in talent management includ...Full Bio

Michael Petro

Michael Petro (Moderator)
Executive Vice President
Committee for Economic Development

In 2012, the Committee for Economic Development’s (CED) Executive Committee named Michael J. Petro Executive Vice President of this nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization, where he previously served as Vice President of Business and Government Policy. In his current capacity M...Full Bio

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