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2012 Annual SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom

On September 20, 2012, CED's Acting President Michael Petro addressed SAIS's Third Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom. The conference focused on the global initiative to achieve 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.