LGBTQ Board Members: It's About Time
Presented by Arnold & Porter's PRIDE Affinity Group
9:00–10:00 AM PT
Having a diversity of perspectives on boards of directors is a critical concern for corporations these days in terms of taking into account the importance of fostering diversity and inclusion, strengthening corporate performance and representing the broader interests of stakeholders. Join our panel as they combine business, governance and policy perspectives to discuss the importance of having LGBTQ+ voices in the boardroom, the challenges in bringing this diversity to boards and the paths for LGBTQ+ leaders to become directors.
Betsy Bernard | Board Member, Zimmer Biomet and Leap; Former President, AT&T
Matt Fust | Senior Advisor, Quorum, Out Leadership; Board Member, BlackThorn Therapeutics, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Atara Biotherapeutics, and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
Teresa Johnson | Partner, Arnold & Porter (Moderator)
Margot McShane | Co-Leader, Board & CEO Advisory Partners, Americas, Russell Reynolds Associates