Women in Corporate Governance Symposium

The Project for Law & Business Ethics hosted "Perspectives on Gender and Business Ethics: Women in Corporate Governance" on Friday, February 25, 2011. This symposium examined the role of women in the governance of corporations and other business entities, and included perspectives from legal academics, practicing attorneys and corporate directors.

Symposium Agenda

A Wide Perspective on Women in Corporate Governance
No Seat at the Table: How Governance and Law Keep Women Out of the Boardroom: Douglas M. Branson, W. Edward Sell Professor of Business Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Moderator: Lori Shaw, dean of students, University of Dayton School of Law

Academic Perspectives on Women in Governance
Stalled: Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards: Barbara Black, Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and director of the Corporate Law Center, University of Cincinnati College of Law
Feminizing Capital: A Corporate Imperative: Darren Rosenblum, professor, Pace University School of Law
Douglas M. Branson, W. Edward Sell Professor of Business Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Moderator: Harry Gerla, professor, University of Dayton School of Law

Practical Perspectives on Corporate Governance
Katie Lamme, retired general counsel, Standard Register
The Role of Women Play in the BoardroomPamela Morris, president and CEO, CareSource
Personal Reflection on Women in Corporate Governance: Kate Barber Nolan, associate general counsel, Duke Energy
Women in Corporate Governance: U.K. Perspective: Mildred P. Woryk, former vice president of human resources, Tomkins Limited
Moderator: Nancy Michaud, vice president, general counsel and secretary, Huffy Corporation

Wanted: Female Corporate Directors
Joan MacLeod Heminway, College of Law Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law