Why Gender Diversity Matters & Other Insights Into Better Decision Making

Presented by

Ruby Zefo (CPO of Uber), Marla Persky (CEO & President of WOMN LLC), and Amy Endicott (Senior Associate at Arnold & Porter)

About this talk

In honor of Women's History Month, we're welcoming four female legal leaders to discuss the advances women have achieved in the corporate world and the challenges they're still facing today. Corporate America has come a long way thanks to the tireless efforts by successive generations of women leaders and organizations to foster an atmosphere of inclusion, allyship, and equity in the workplace. Most recently, the SEC ratified NASDAQ’s proposal requiring every company listing its shares on the world’s second-largest stock exchange to have at least one woman on its board of directors; last year, California passed a law with similar provisions. Discussion Topics: - The role gender diversity plays in different organizations - Insights into the effects gender diversity has on decision making - The structural and cultural barriers that keep women leaders from getting a seat at the proverbial high table - The advancements women have made in the workplace Join an eclectic group of women leaders from an array of industries as they share their insights and perspectives on how companies can foster more gender diversity on their boards.
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