Attention HBS Women: So You Want to Join a Board? Come Find Out What it Takes
DATE: Monday, June 10, 2013
TIME: 5:30 p.m. Registration/Networking
6:00 p.m. Start
LOCATION: McDermott, Will & Emery
227 W. Monroe St., 45th Floor, Chicago
Women on Boards
As part of our W50 Chicago Celebration, please join us
for an in-depth panel discussion of Women on Corporate Boards. The
event’s agenda is:
Date: Monday, June 10, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. - Registration/Networking
6:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
Location: McDermott, Will & Emery
227 W. Monroe St., 45th Floor, Chicago
We have assembled three Chicago-based leaders who have
first-hand experience with Women on Corporate Boards. Some of the topics
that will be covered include:
What roles do networking and relationships play in joining a board?
What should we look for when joining a non-profit board?
What should we expect as a board member?
Our speakers are:
Molly Baskin has been Managing Director of the Ansley
Consulting Group, a retained executive search firm, since 1999. She
served as Founder and Partner of Quayle Partners, a start-up consulting
firm, from 1997 to 1999. From 1996 to 1997, Ms.
Baskin served as Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for
Harris Trust and Savings Bank. From 1990 to 1996, Ms. Baskin served as
Director, Real Estate Division and Account Officer, Special Accounts
Management Unit, for the Bank of Montreal.
Ms. Baskin is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Harvard Business School. She serves on the Board of Directors of American Capital, LLC (NASDAQ: ACAS), and of eLynx, a privately-held software company. She
is a member of Women Corporate Directors, the Board of the Harvard
Business School Club of Chicago, the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board
(for which she chairs the Audit Committee), and the Alumnae Board of the
Womens’ Student Association at Harvard Business School.
Christine Edwards, a partner in Winston & Strawn’s
corporate practice group, represents Boards of Directors; special
committees; chief legal officers; and financial services companies. Ms.
Edwards focuses on the regulation of the financial services industry—
particularly the securities and banking industries—as well as corporate
governance and public and regulatory policy issues. Prior to joining the
firm, Ms. Edwards was with Bank One Corporation, a predecessor to
JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and ABN AMRO, North America.
Ms. Edwards counsel to clients on corporate governance,
public company boards of director issues, banking and securities
industry regulation, risk management, consumer banking and securities
transactions, and privacy and identity theft matters. She also has
extensive experience supervising complex internal investigations and
regulatory defense matters.
Gail R. Meneley
Gail Meneley is the Co-Founder and Principal of Shields
Meneley Partners, a confidential advisory service to C-Suite executives
and Board members during times of organizational crisis and transition.
Previously, she was one of eight founders of the Center for Executive
Options, and served in top executive levels within the financial
services and nonprofit sectors as president and chief executive officer
of the Institute of Financial Education, a national financial services
training organization with 250 branches around the country. She also
served on the board of U.S. League Management Services.
Ms. Meneley holds a B.A. from Mundelein College of Loyola
University and has attended executive programs at the University of
Texas at Austin, the University of Washington, and the University of
Southern California. She has been quoted and is widely published in the
Wall Street Journal, Directors and Boards magazine, and other business
journals. She is active in the Economic Club of
Chicago, The Chicago Network, the Chicago Finance Exchange, CFA Society
of Chicago, and the Lake Forest Caucus.
HBSCC Patron and Patron & Guest Pass members: FREE
HBSCC Regular members and their guests: $30/person
Early Bird, before June 3rd, $20/person
Non-members of HBSCC: $50/person
Early Bird, before June 3rd, $40/person
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All
cancellations must be received within two (2) business days of the event
or the attendee who made the reservation will be charged, regardless of
participation, due to costs associated with the reservation.
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