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September Women on Boards Roundtable

  • 21 Sep 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


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  • Are you interested in a For-Profit, Non-Profit or Advisory board position?

  • Are you currently on a Board and willing to share insights?

    Join C-Sweet for the Women on Boards Roundtable, an on-going national initiative to discover how to land a board position, discuss what’s required when you serve on a corporate board. What are the challenges? What are the perks? How can you land one of these highly coveted positions?

    Women on Boards Roundtable
    Tuesday, September 21st from 3-4:30 pm PST/ 6-7:30 pm EST
    We meet on the third Tuesday of each month.

    Join our next session for a conversation on legal responsibility  with guest speaker, Veronica Lah.

    Veronica Lah is a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips's Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on corporate and financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, corporate finance and general corporate representation.

    Veronica represents clients on buy-side and sell-side acquisitions, divestitures, business combinations, restructurings and buyout transactions, public and private equity and debt offerings, including initial public offerings and SPAC transactions, and secured financings. She also provides counsel on formation, joint venture and other corporate matters.

    She has represented companies, investors, private equity firms and investment banks in corporate transactions spanning numerous industries, including healthcare, financial services, media and entertainment, technology, retail and consumer products, real estate, energy, cannabis, manufacturing and insurance.

    Prior to joining the firm, Veronica was an associate at an international law firm in its New York office, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, and general corporate governance.

    More about our Women on Board Initiative: 

    It takes a community, and we’re starting a focused initiative for YOU to land a Board position. The benefits of this roundtable include preparation for board readiness, community, expanded influence, and insights into the process.

    Topics for discussion can include:

    • Board Insights
      • Board responsibilities
      • Recruiters/board placement organizations/sources to identify openings
    • Board Readiness
      • Learning options
      • Creation of bios
      • Practice of board pitches / value add for board seat
      • Negotiation of compensation – pay and/or options
    • Act as an ongoing resource
    • Introductions
    • Expanded network
    • Training
    • Celebrate Success!

Steering Committee:
Carolyn Sims, Sr. Advisor & Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Projects, Local Public Affairs, Southern California Edison
Melinda Chelliah, former CFO and VP of Operations at Dermstore (exited)

We welcome you to join us!

This program is complimentary for C-Sweet Members. Non-members and guests may join any session for $45.

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