SOURCE: 2020 Women on Boards

2020 Women on Boards

October 28, 2013 11:01 ET

2020 Women on Boards Holds 2nd Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity - 11/12/13

22 Events in 20 Cities Across the US, Canada and Europe

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2013) - 2020 Women on Boards' second annual National Conversation on Board Diversity will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in 20 cities across the US, Canada and Europe. Events are being held in Atlanta, GA, Bethesda, MD, Boise, ID, Boston, Calgary CANADA, Charleston, SC, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Los Angeles, CA, Louisville, KY, McClean, VA, Miami, FL, New Orleans, LA, New York, NY, Norwalk, CT, Philadelphia, PA, Seattle, WA, Stockholm SWEDEN, and Washington, DC. Ticket registration and information about each event can be found at: Follow the conversation on Twitter @2020WOB.

Supporters of the 2020 Women on Boards' campaign will make a united call for action to increase the percentage of women on US corporate boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020. The organization will also present the findings of its Gender Diversity Index for 2013.

"There is a growing body of research to show that companies with women on their boards outperform those without," said Malli Gero, Executive Director and co-founder of 2020 Women on Boards.

About 2020 Women on Boards: 2020 Women on Boards is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020. Campaign supporters include individuals, organizations and companies that embrace the principle that diversity in the boardroom encourages good corporate decision-making. The 2020 Women on Boards' Gender Diversity Index - 2013 can be downloaded: For more information about the campaign please visit Follow us on Twitter:@2020WOB.

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