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The Power of a TED Talk - Taking the Stage to Raise your Board Profile

Palo Alto

Baker Botts is proud to sponsor the Athena Alliance event, "The Power of a TED Talk - Taking the Stage to Raise your Board Profile" on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Athena Alliance works with individual women, corporate partners, investor partners, and forward-thinking leaders to create business ecosystems where women can contribute at their highest level of impact in leadership. Our mission is to accelerate gender parity in the boardroom, ensuring that today’s businesses are successfully supported by Modern Boards. We achieve this by coaching and sponsoring women to brand their relevance while also guiding forward-thinking leaders and engaging male leaders with female leaders in advance of clear board opportunity.

“The Power of a TED Talk. Taking the Stage to Raise your Board Profile”

Discussion Leaders:

  • Anjali Kumar—Co-Founder at the Justice Dept; Author of Stalking God; Board Member, Happy Money, Women's World Banking, Amplifier
  • Nan Crawford—Journey Advisor, Athena Alliance; Founder, Nan Crawford & Co.

Athena Alliance works with individual women, corporate partners, investor partners, and forward-thinking leaders to create business ecosystems where women can contribute at their highest level of impact in leadership. Our mission is to accelerate gender parity in the boardroom, ensuring that today’s businesses are successfully supported by Modern Boards. We achieve this by coaching and sponsoring women to brand their relevance while also guiding forward-thinking leaders and engaging male leaders with female leaders in advance of clear board opportunity.

In just two years, Athena has:

  • Influenced over 5000 leaders through our speaking engagements
  • Made over 700 key connections between investment firms, CEOs and boards to top women
  • Made over 400 presentations of women to boards
  • Secured over 200 first interviews (many continuing on), and has over fifty boards actively considering Athena women today
  • Deeply supported and coached over 200 top women from the CMO of Cisco, to the CTO of the Gap, to VPs at companies like Autodesk, Intuit, Okta, Workfront and more

Athena has supported a number of board appointments, both public and private, including Ansys, CalAmp, Mulesoft, PriceSmart, Barrick Gold, Forrester, MobileIron, BannerBank, Axon, ChowNow, Healthline Media, Bose, Lessonly, and more.

Please visit the Athena Alliance website for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact Argyle Roble at argyle.roble@bakerbotts.com

 

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