“Companies with a strong proportion of women on their Boards of Directors perform better – it’s just that simple." Stephanie Sonnabend
(PRWEB) December 06, 2012
WHO: 2020 Women on Boards
WHAT: A campaign to raise the percentage of women on corporate boards in the U.S. to 20% or greater by the year 2020.
WHERE: 27 Events in Cities Across the US (see below)
WHEN: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (ET, CT, PT)
Join the national conversation on gender diversity in US corporate boardrooms on December 12, 2012, when 2020 Women on Boards hosts luncheon events nationwide.
Join us to share ideas, strengthen and grow the network of champions for more women on boards, and change business for the better. These events will promote the work being done to increase the number of women on US company boards and raise awareness and funding for the 2020 Women on Boards campaign.
“Companies with a strong proportion of women on their Boards of Directors perform better – it’s just that simple. Consistently, research finds that companies with women on their boards have higher returns on equity, lower relative debt levels, higher stock valuation and higher average growth” said Stephanie Sonnabend, Chair and Co-Founder of 2020 Women on Boards.
Register to attend one of 27 luncheons being held in cities across the US on 12/12/12.
Boca Raton, Fl
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Del Ray Beach, FL
Los Angeles, CA
New York, New York
Washington DC (Women in Technology)
For more information on 12/12/12 or 2020 Women on Boards please visit http://www.2020wob.com/
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About 2020 Women on Boards
2020 Women on Boards is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women directors on U.S. public company boards to 20 percent or greater by 2020. Campaign supporters include individuals, organizations and companies that embrace the principle that diversity in the boardroom encourages good corporate decision-making. Chapters are being launched in major cities across the U.S. 2020 Women on Boards publishes the annual Gender Diversity Index which reports on the gender diversity of boards of directors in Fortune 1000 companies. For more information, or to register your support, visit http://www.2020WOB.com.
2020 Women on Boards