In the Nation's Interest

2012 Annual SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom

On September 21, 2012, CED's Acting President, Michael Petro, and Beth Brooke, CED Trustee and Global Vice Chair of Public Policy at Ernst & Young, addressed SAIS's Third Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom. The conference convened global experts and leaders focused on achieving gender balance on corporate boards.; CED's Michael Petro spoke on a panel entitled, "Power of Persuasion -- Delivering on the Business Case for Gender Diversity." Additional panelists included Ilene Lang, CEO of Catalyst; Peter Felix, CBE and CEO of The Association of Executive Search Consultants; David Chavern, EVP & COO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Susan Stautberg, Co-Founder of WomenCorporateDirectors. Full video of the event is available here. For more information on CED's work on gender diversity on corporate boards, please click here.