The Women’s Forum would like to congratulate the members listed below on being named to WomenInc.’s 2018 List of the Most Influential Corporate Directors. To read more about their selection, click HERE:
- LINDA ADDISON, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Immediate Past Managing Partner
- ELLEN ALEMANY, Chairman & CEO, CIT Group
- MARIANNE BROWN, Chief Operation Officer, Institutional and Wholesale, FIS
- PAMELA CRAIG, Former Chief Financial Officer, Accenture
- PATRICIA FILI-KRUSHEL, Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal
- SUZAN HARRISON, President, Global Oral Care Colgate-Palmolive Company
- TESSA HILADO, Independent Director, Campbell Soup Co., HB Fuller, Zimmer Biomet
- KRISTINA JOHNSON, Chancellor, SUNY
- SHELLY LAZARUS, Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
- HEIDI MILLER, Former President International, JP Morgan Chase Bank
- CAROL RAPHAEL, Senior Advisor, Manatt Health Strategies
- DIANNE REKOW, Executive Dean (Retired), King’s College London
- MARCY SYMS, Former Chairman & CEO, SYMS Corporation
- PAMELA THOMAS-GRAHAM, Independent Lead Director, The Clorox Company
LINDA ADDISON, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Immediate Past Managing Partner, was appointed to the board of KPMG. To read more about the appointment, click HERE.
GEORGETTE BENNETT, President, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, is proud to share that she has been selected for the Global Impact Award from the Society for International Development. To read more about the award, click HERE for a press release
JOYCE BROWN, President, Fashion Institute of Technology, was interviewed for Crain’s New York Business, Asked and Answered feature.
GLORIA FELDT, Co-Founder & President, Take the Lead, invites members to join Take the Lead for a benefit matinee performance of “Gloria, a Life” December 15. Gloria S. will lead the audience discussion. A VIP reception featuring Forum member and Tony-winning producer DARYL ROTH, dinner afterward, and other perks are available. Details are here for individual tickets, and here for corporate sponsorships. Even if you can’t attend, or if you attended the Forum event, you can still support leadership gender parity by enabling a young woman to attend. Individual tickets are $250. As a special courtesy to Forum members who purchase $1000 VIP tickets, we’ll include an additional ticket so you can bring another woman with you—perhaps a daughter, a Forum Fellow or mentee, as well as an invitation to the VIP reception, and a gift bag with Gloria merch. Contact Forum and event host committee members Gloria Feldt, Susie Greenwood or Loretta McCarthy for more information.
NADINE B. HACK, CEO, beCause Global Consulting, was featured on The Voice of BOLD Business Radio Nov 6 talking about corporate social responsibility; stakeholder engagement; diversity and inclusion; self-awareness for leadership development. Tune in to listen. She is a regular contributor to the Library of Professional Coaching and you can read her Sept 26 post on communications here. Nadine was also a participant/contributor at the Salzburg Global Seminar program,New Horizons in Social Investment: Global Exchange for Action and Impact Oct 27-30.
SALLY HELGESON, President, Helgesen Associates, was a speaker at the 10th Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna Austria on November 29th & 30th. The event centers on leadership and effective management.
LORI TAUBER MARCUS, Chair of the Direct-to-Consumer/Patient Initiative at Harvard Business School’s Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator, has been named to the board of directors of Golub Corporation, a large privately held supermarket operator in the Northeast (d.b.a Price Chopper and Market 32).
CARLA SINGER, President, Carla Singer Productions, is an Executive Producer on the documentary film, Jewish Partisans of World War II. The film features brave women and men resistance fighters telling their stories of survival while fighting the Nazis.
ALICIA SYRETT, Founder & CEO, Pantegrion Capital, was a keynote speaker at the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit and their Women in Technology Conference, a speaker at Tech Up For Women, and a panelist at Manhattan College’s Women in Business event. She held her Point 25 Initiative 2018 Fall Series to help the most promising women-led startups build robust Advisory Boards with C-level Advisors which featured fellow Women’s Forum members LINDA WILLETT and ANALISA BALARES as potential Advisors. She received the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD)’s Board Leadership Fellow designation and was also named as one of LinkedIn’s 2018 “Top Voices in Startups and Entrepreneurship.”
EUGENIA ULASEWICZ, Bunzl plc, Hudson Group, Signet Jewelers and Vince, Non-Executive Director, was honored to serve as Director in Residence for the November 2018 Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Annual Women’s Director Development Program which helps senior executive women seeking directorships to develop a deep understanding of board responsibilities and how to best present themselves as viable board candidates.
LINDA WILLETT, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, was honored by The Newark Public Library at its annual “Booked for the Evening” Gala on November 29th. Each year, the Newark Public Library recognizes leaders who have exhibited a “tradition of innovation and service” in their work. Linda talked about the profound impact that libraries and librarians have had on her career, including the fact that she got a degree in Library and Information Science simply because she loved libraries so much!
ALEXANDRA WILKIS WILSON, Senior Vice President, Consumer Strategy and Innovation, Allergen and Co-Founder of Gilt, GLAMSQUAD and Fitz, was profiled in an interview on Forbes.com. She was also interviewed for a series of articles called Second Life, on MyDomaine.com, about her own experience and advice for transitioning careers.