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OnBoard is the leading authority on women in the boardroom of Georgia public companies and a catalyst to increase the number of female directors on public and private for-profit company boards. The organization will be hosting Step Up or Stand Down, a panel discussion at the first luncheon program of the year.
A panel of three female executives will share their stories of when they chose to take action Step Up and when they did not Stand Down. The discussion will give insight into making business and career decisions based on the situation at hand.
The event will take place on Thursday, April 17, 2014 beginning with networking at 11:15 a.m. followed by lunch and the program. Held at 103
West at 103 West Paces Ferry in Buckhead, the event will conclude at 1 p.m. The event is $50 for members and $75 for non-members. The registration deadline is Friday, April 11, 2014. To register, please visit www.onboardnow.org.
Panelists include Rhona Applebaum, Vice President and Chief Science & Health Officer, The Coca-Cola Company; Angie Chattin, Senior Vice President, CarMax, and President, CarMax Auto Finance; and Elizabeth Camp, CEO, DF Management and Director, Synovus Financial Corporation. Constance Dierickx, CD Consulting Group will moderate the discussion.
Event sponsors include Alston & Bird LLP; Aon Corporation; Baker Donelson; CD Consulting Group; King & Spalding LLP; KPMG LLP; McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP; PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Southern Company; The Coca-Cola Company and UPS.
OnBoard (www.onboardnow.org), formerly the Board of Directors Network (BDN), was founded in 1993 with the initial focus of increasing the number of women on corporate boards of both public and private companies. Today, OnBoard has grown into a prestigious organization as the leading authority on women in the boardroom and executive suites of Georgia public companies and publisher of the annual (and first-ever) study on women's progress in holding public board and C-suite positions. OnBoard advocates for women, inspires them to take leadership and connects them to opportunities. Follow us on Twitter @OnBoardGA and LinkedIn.