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Where are the female chairs?

Watch webinar
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With

Sharon Constançon

CEO - Genius Boards Ltd
2nd of March 2022 at 13:00 (GMT)
Via Zoom
Free

Key Takeaways

  • You will see the available data as to the current situation of women chairs globally
  • You will learn why the problem begins in the executive ‘pipeline and supply chain’
  • Sharon asks why there is an unrealistic expectation of what a chairperson needs to be, professionally, before they are appointed
  • We examine the qualities that female leaders bring to the boardroom 
  • We explore why women are more inclusive leaders 
  • We ask is it true that one of the biggest challenges for women chairs is earning the respect of the board?
  • We discuss why women are better at reading the room and working in a more inclusive manner
  • And we digest why inclusive boards result in better outcomes, not just for organisations but for the societies they serve 

About

This Webinar

Women run countries, multinational businesses and are pioneers in culture, the Arts, science and technology. So why are so few boards chaired by women? Sharon Constancon, CEO of Genius Boards and Genius Methods, in conversation with co-founder David W Duffy, explores how a female chair can alter boardroom dynamics, why changing gender leadership can have wider industry and cultural effects and what can be done to address the current imbalance of female chairs.

This Speaker

Sharon Constançon‘s client list includes regulated businesses including FTSE, SME, family, investment trusts, insurance, financial services, mutuals, health services, charities and the housing sector. Sharon has a well-attested reputation for providing confidential, straightforward, honest and effective board evaluations which have successfully empowered boards to improve their performance.

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