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Corporate Governance Roundtable with Charles Elson: An Introduction


Event Details

Date: 04/02/21 Cost: $0 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Zoom

Join us for a roundtable discussion on the importance of responsible corporate management and best practices in the field. At this virtual meeting, we will bring you a leading expert in the field to share his professional experiences in the business world and facilitate a conversation on an important topic that impacts all of us as consumers, professionals, and global citizens. You will also have the unique opportunity to win a scholarship prize of up to $750 as part of your engagement in these sessions!

You must write an essay answering the question: "What is the number one corporate governance issue in your home country and how would you address it?"
- Your essay must be 900 words or less
- You don't need to submit an essay to attend this program, but you must attend at least one of the two sessions in order to win the scholarship prize of either $750 for first place or $500 for second place - all made possible by the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
- You must submit your essay to Sara Huzar in PDF format at by MONDAY, MAY 10TH, and include your name, contact information, field of study, university, and home country.

Our expert for the meeting on April 2nd:

Charles Elson is the Edgar S. Woolard, Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance and the Founding Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, and the Executive Editor at Large for Directors and Boards. He is a leading authority on corporate governance issues and his fields of expertise include executive compensation, corporate compliance, securities regulation, and corporate legal matters. Dr. Elson has written extensively on the subject of boards of directors and is a frequent contributor to various scholarly and popular publications. He served as Vice Chairman of the ABA Business Law Section's Committee on Corporate Governance and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of HealthSouth Corporation. He is also Of Counsel to Holland & Knight LLP.

Friday, April 2nd

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (approximately)

Location: Zoom Meeting instructions will be emailed closer to the date of the program.

Cost: This program’s cost is intended to be “pay what you wish”. As a non-profit organization, we are proud to serve international students and scholars in the New York area, and as we navigate these challenging times, we would be immensely grateful for any support you can give. Click here to donate. Thank you!

 Marisa Silva Director of Membership & Programs, here or (646) 398-6931

This program is generously sponsored by the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust.