Getting More Women On Corporate Boards Luncheon On 12/12/12 At City Club

"Unfinished Business" Radio show, 85Broads, Broads Circle, and Women Corporate Directors come together for Los Angeles anchor of nationwide series of 2020 Women on Boards events
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Betsy Berkhemer
Renee Frazer
Women On Boards
Corporate Directors


Los Angeles - California - US

Dec. 4, 2012 - PRLog -- Women today hold only 16% of the seats on boards of directors of Fortune 500 corporations, according to 2011 Catalyst research.  In California, only 9.7% of board seats at the state's largest 400 companies are held by women.  More than one-third of California's largest 400 companies have no women board members, according to UC Davis Study on California Women Business Leaders, Dec 2010.  

Renee Fraser and Betsy Berkhemer, co-hosts of  KFWB Radio show "Unfinished Business," and major women's organizations 85Broads, Broads Circle and Women Corporate Directors, invite working women to learn about serving on corporate boards on 12/12/12 (Dec. 12, 2012).  This is the Los Angles anchor of the nationwide day of events in 25 major cities coordinated by the Boston-based 2020 Women on Boards campaign.  

Current women corporate directors will inspire and encourage women by recounting how they were selected by public corporate boards--including Wendy Webb on the board of Jack-in-the-Box; Edith Perez on Conway Inc. freight services, and Joan Herman on Convergys, a customer service technology company.

The 12/12/12 luncheon will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the City Club, downtown Los Angeles, 333.S. Grand Ave.  Registration is $65, including a $20 contribution to the 2020WOB campaign to urge public companies to achieve at least 20% representation by women on their boards of directors by the year 2020--which is the 200th anniversary of the Women's Right to Vote--the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  

"Unfinished Business" with Betsy and Renee is an hour-long radio show about business, airing every Sunday afternoon on KFBW Newstalk 980-AM, in the Southern California region.  Co-hosts are two successful business owners--Renee owns Fraser Communications, one of the largest woman-owned advertising agencies in the west, and Betsy is co-owner of Berkhemer Clayton, one of the few retained executive search firms with woman majority owner.

Register online for the 12/12/12 luncheon at

2020 Women on Boards is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women directors on U.S. public company boards to 20 percent or greater by 2020. Campaign supporters include individuals, organizations and companies that embrace the principle that diversity in the boardroom encourages good corporate decision-making. For more information, or to register your support, visit

Further information:  Anne Weber (213) 621-2300 x 14.
Source:Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search
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