BOARD EXCHANGE: Leadership at the Highest Level
Host of The Cross Connection on MSNBC;
Bestselling Author, Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy;
Resident Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics;
Former DC Bureau, Chief, BET News; Liaison to the Obama Administration, BET Networks
Co-Lead of Impact and Partner, Apollo Global Management
Principal, Institutional Investor Services & Risk Related Services Group,
Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors, The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Divisional President / General Manager, Kohler Co
Board Director, Umpqua Bank & Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Board Advisor, Diligent Institute
Co-head – Fundamental Equity (FE) Business, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Head of US Benefits and Employee Engagement, Cerberus Capital Management
Whether your goal is to be appointed to a board (or two, or three) or your investment role includes building companies and recruiting boards, the spotlight on inclusion and diversity in the boardroom has never been greater—or more critical. Legislation in California, new mandates by NASDAQ and beyond are raising awareness and driving change. But are boards truly opening up? How will they capitalize on the important difference that is brought to the table? We’ll explore experiences of groundbreaking women leading the way in the board room, both individually and collectively. And we’ll dive into the issues of what happens when you earn that seat.
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