NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

Conversation on Board Diversity

November 17, 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina



Sixth Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity


On Thursday, November 17, 2017, 2020 Women on Boards will hold 19 events in 17 cities on the topic. This is the sixth annual conversation. The goal of the campaign is to increase the percentage of women on US company boards to 20% or greater by 2020. The Carolinas Chapter of NACD is a member of the conversation.


Thursday, November 17

Mint Museum, Uptown

500 South Tryon St, Charlotte NC

Program: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Special Guests: 

Jan Heppe, Former President: Burberry Americas, Board Director: Mood Media

Jewell Hoover, Board Director: AARP; Fifth Third Bancorp

Linda Baker Keene, Former Fortune 500 Independent Director: Visa USA; Scholastic, Inc.; Huffy Corporation

Minor Shaw, Board Director: Piedmont Natural Gas; BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina


Event MC: Christine Sperow, Anchor, WBTV News This Morning and WBTV News at Noon

Corporate Sponsors: Dixon Hughes Goodman

Hosted by: 2020 Women on Boards/Charlotte Campaign Committee

Chair: Jennifer Winstel, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.


What Two NACD Carolinas Chapter Members are part of the panel?


Jewell Hoover, Board Director: AARP; Fifth Third Bancorp.[NACD Carolinas Chapter Member]

Minor Shaw, Board Director: Piedmont Natural Gas; BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.  [NACD Carolinas Chapter Member and NACD Carolinas Chapter Board Member]


And where do North Carolina companies stand on the 2020 Goal?


 2020 goal



How to Register


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Location and Time


Mint Museum at the Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202



Question about this Event?

Contact NACD Carolinas Chapter Charlotte, NC, 28226 phone: 704-236-2324 email: