2020 Women on Boards
Since 2018, Betsy has been CEO of 2020 Women on Boards, the nonprofit global campaign to advance more women to public company boards of directors. Concurrently, she is CEO of Berkhemer Clayton Inc., retained executive search. 2020WOB started in 2010, to research and track the numbers of women on corporate boards of all Russell 3000 corporations. In 2020, the U.S. statistic is 22.6% of all Russell 3000 board seats are held by women, slowly but steadily increasing. 2020WOB stages educational workshops year-round to help women position themselves for boards; and major events in 30 cities across the U.S. as well as London, Zurich, Madrid and Mexico City. Visit www.2020WOB.com to learn more.
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Interviewed on Day #1 after the passage of the California law SB 826 requiring at least one woman on the board of every public company headquartered in the state by year-end 2019; and at least three women on every public company board by year-end 2021.
Get on Board! Workshops
Presented by 2020 Women on Boards, our virtual “Get on Board!” workshops provide highly-focused and customized coaching to women from all over the world who want to learn techniques and strategies for finding corporate boards seats.
It is a business imperative today for women of all racial backgrounds to serve on public company boards of directors. Shareholders are insisting, and consumers are demanding, more women directors. Now is the time for business women, especially women of color, to step forward as potential candidates. My books will help you find your own board seat.
– Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire
In The News
SB826 Law in California Requires Public Companies to Have a Minimum of Three Women Corporate Directors
SB826 law in California, signed by Governor Brown in September of 2018, requires public companies to have a minimum of three women corporate directors. Betsy originated the law and NAWBO-California led the seven-year campaign to get the law passed. As a result, 200...
Heard on American Airlines and also on US Airways.
From The New York Times: Focused Effort to Narrow the Gender Gap on Corporate Boards A program at George Washington University School of Business is helping women be considered for board seats and training them to step into those posts. Read the Full Article...