Hearing today on lack of women on executive boards in Philly

Check out this release from Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown:

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown holds public hearing to examine the role of women serving on Executive Boards in the Philadelphia

“If You’re Not at the Table, You’re on the Menu.”

DATE: Tuesday May 29, 2012

TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

PLACE: City Hall

City Council Chamber

Room 400

Philadelphia, PA 19107

DETAILS: Women currently comprise only 10% of Executive Board seats in Philadelphia, 16% nationally and 17% in the United States Congress. Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown will hold public hearings in City Council to ask corporate and non-profit leaders how to increase the number of women “at the table,” as fully engaged, equal stakeholders in our local economy.

PANELISTS INCLUDE (but not limited to):

Terry Gillen, Director, Federal Affairs, Mayor’s Office, City of Philadelphia

Denise Earley, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Varsovia Fernandez, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Autumn Bayles, VP, Strategic Development, ARAMARK

Judith von Seldeneck, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson