Inside the Boardroom: Senior Women Executives Share a View from the Top and Their Pathways to Diversifying Corporate America

A Special Program Celebrating International Women's Day, presented by HLSA's Women's Alliance (Los Angeles Chapter) and HLSA's California Clubs (the HLSA Chapters of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, and San Francisco)

Monday, March 8, 2021
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Pacific Time) (Virtual Event)

Continuing Legal Education Written Materials


Event Presenters                  Presenter Professional Profiles

California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (ret'd), the legislator who sponsored California's bill (SB-826) mandating gender diversity by 2019 for the boards of publicly-traded companies with California headquarters, and other groundbreaking legislation, such as 2015's Fair Pay Act

Kim Rivera, Special Advisor to the CEO, HP, Inc.

Nicole Diaz, Global Head, Integrity & Compliance, Snap, Inc.

D'Anne Hurd, Independent Board Member of public and private boards, Mutual Fund Trustee, and ESG (Sustainability) Authority

Vernā Myers, Vice President, Inclusion & Strategy, Netflix, Inc.

Robyn Bew, West Region Leader - Center for Board Matters, Ernst & Young


Lee Hanson, Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Practice, Heidrick & Struggles


Nancy L. McCullough, President, Harvard Law School Women's Alliance

Sherry A. William, President, Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles

Join Harvard Law School Women's Alliance-Los Angeles, and the HLSA Chapters of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, and San Francisco, as we welcome several accomplished women leaders in executive roles, who will share their experiences, reflections and advice from reaching the highest echelons at prominent corporations.

Attendees may choose one of two workshops following our panel presentation, where board recruitment/development and board diversity thought leaders will guide our learning:

Workshop A:  Positioning Yourself for Board Service Consideration
Workshop B: Effective Strategies for Enhancing Diversity On Corporate  Boards

1.25 California MCLE Credits in Elimination of Bias in the Profession & Society



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12:00PM - 1:15PM Mon 8 Mar 2021, Pacific timezone

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