2014 Conference Materials

The annual SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom was held September 15-16, 2014 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Honorable Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and The Honorable Mary Jo White, Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission delivered keynote remarks during the Public Plenary Session. The conference also featured interviews and panels with CEOs, board chairs, stock exchange executives, international officials, institutional investors, corporate governance experts, and the leaders of major business organizations that have championed boardroom diversity.

To view the full agenda of the public plenary session, including a list of the conference’s corporate and strategic partners, please click here. For a PDF of Secretary Pritzker’s prepared remarks, click here. SEC Chair White’s remarks can be accessed here on our website.

The program book features the biographies of all conference speakers and is available here. For the 2014 conference, essays about boardroom diversity were submitted by conference participants and other contributors. To download a PDF of these essays, please click here.

Conference materials can also be downloaded from the below links: