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OUTSTANDING IN THEIR FIELD
How Women Corporate Directors Succeed
by Elizabeth Ghaffari

  • Past Presentations:

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    2011
    Apr. 25, 2011

    Women in the Boardroom Los Angeles -- Elizabeth Ghaffari served on the WITB Panel along with Barb Allen, retired president of Proactive Partners and director at RLI Corporation, and Lydia Kennard, principal of Airport Property Ventures and a director on multiple corporate boards.

    2010
    Nov. 4, 2010

    Elizabeth Ghaffari presentation before the Women’s CFO Dinner hosted by Russell Reynolds Associates in San Francisco, CA.

    "Elizabeth, You did a great job facilitating what was a dynamic dialogue, and we've gotten lots of high praise from the attendees for last night's event. Thank you again - I love that we have so much in common!"

    Jul. 29, 2010

    Elizabeth Ghaffari and Bonnie Hill, corporate director, discuss "Becoming a corporate director: serving on an influential board" before Leading Women at the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. Summary and letter.

    May 24, 2010

    Women in the Boardroom - Elizabeth Ghaffari moderates a panel of four Outstanding Women in Leadership at the first SHARP UpSwing event in Los Angeles.

    Apr. 23, 2010

    Radio interview with Tom Cox on Leadership blog.thomasbcox.com

    Play or Download .mp3 interview.
    Apr. 15, 2010 UCLA Women in Leadership: UCLA Daily Bruin article by Sarah Ravani
    Jan. 25, 2010 Women in the Boardroom SHARP UpSwing - Redwood Shores, CA - Hotel Sofitel
    Jan. 13, 2010 UCLA Women's Business Connection - Los Angeles, CA
    Jan. 7, 2010 Women's Professional Network Panel - Ernst & Young, Los Angeles, CA
    2009
    Dec. 2, 2009 The BookCase - 607 East Lake Street (Wayzata, MN)
    Dec. 1, 2009 Women in the Boardroom - SHARP UpSwing - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN) - Hyatt Regency
    Sep. 24, 2009 Working to Advance Women in Leadership
    for the Newport Beach Women's Democratic Club and
    seven Orange County women's political organizations.
    Sep. 17, 2009 Association of Women in Architecture/Los Angeles
    review by Ayanthi Fernando of AWA-LA (and in the Fall 2009 AWA-LA Newsletter.
    Jul. 22, 2009 Presentation/Q&A video clips
    Jul. 22, 2009 Book Launch Party video (3 min.)
    2008
    Nov. 20, 2008   "Governance: What is it?" a joint presentation (with Brian G. Gough, partner at Howell Moore & Gough, LLP - Santa Barbara, CA) to the students and the Center for Real Estate, California State Univesity at Northridge (CSUN/CRE) sponsored by the Los Angeles Chapter, Lambda Alpha International's Guest Lecture Series.
    Oct. 28, 2008 Women on Boards, HOW? A panel of experts sponsored by Knightsbridge (Toronto, Canada)
    May 22, 2008 "Myth Bustin' -- Fact v. Fiction" WITI/GEN Women on Board Teleconference.
    Mar. 11, 2008 "Learning from the Leaders" [.pdf] -- Commercial Real Estate Women/Los Angeles (CREW/LA) - Toluka Lake, CA
    2007
    Jun. 21, 2007 "Update: Women on Board" [.pdf] -- NAWBO/Inland Empire -- Ontario, CA
    Feedback from the group.
    Jan. 5, 2007 Elizabeth Ghaffari interviewed by Frances Anderton, Los Angeles radio producer
    and host, concerning the career paths chosen by women on corporate boards.
    [Audio: MP3 10 minutes]
    2006
    Oct. 23, 2006 "Boards as a Top-Level Team" -- Womenaire Extraordinaire®, Long Beach Convention Center
    Oct. 11, 2006 "The REAL Paths Into the Boardroom" -- Women's Presidents' Organization, Los Angeles and Long Beach Chapters
    Sep. 20, 2006   "CATFIGHT! The Debate About Women on Boards" with Linda Kornfeld (Pacific Palms, City of Industry: University of La Verne, Women in Leadership Development)
    Jan. 2006 "Top Ten Myths Keeping Women Off Boards of Directors -- And How to Debunk Them" -- Organization of Women Executives
    2005
    Nov. 9, 2005   "Is There A Board In Your Future?" at Personal Wealth Journal Women in Business/Los Angeles panel of experts.
    2004
    Nov. 30, 2004   "California Women on Boards of Fortune 1000 Firms: Research By Technology Place Inc." -- UCLA Women's Business Connection
    Oct. 5, 2004   "Women: A Board of Opportunity" -- Member of the Steering Committee and fund-raiser, NAWBO/LA's Enterprise Institute Forum
    May 18, 2004   "How Many Careers Does A Woman Have?", UCLA Women's Business Connection
    Feb. 17, 2004   "How Many Careers Does A Woman Have?", USC Marshall Women's Leadership Board
    2003
    Nov. 12, 2003   "Women on Boards and Women-Owned Business Boards", Women in Business, Los Angeles, CA
    More presentations by the author, Elizabeth Ghaffari

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