GET KONNECTED! and The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting came together to host a forum on diversifying corporate boards in an effort to increase racial and gender diversity on corporate and public sector boards. The event entitled “Women and People of Color: The Missing Link on Corporate Boards” was held. Tuesday, May 27 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The Boston Globe’s business columnist Shirley Leung and Colette Philips, president and CEO of Colette Philips Communications and founder of Get Konnected!, were co-moderators for the forum. Discussion panelists include Bob Rivers, President & Coo of Eastern Bank; former president and CEO of Sonesta Hotel and founder of 20/20 Women on Corporate Boards Stephanie Sonnabend, Ferdinand Alvaro, partner in charge of Boston office of Gonzalez, Saggio and Harlan, executive director of multicultural marketing for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Juliette Mayers, and independent director and trusted advisor Boards and the C-Suite Lucinda Doran. (Don West photos)
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