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Community Support for 20/20 Women on Boards

Connolly Gallagher LLP was recognized as a Community Supporter of the Wilmington/Philadelphia 2020 Women on Boards virtual event on Tuesday, Dec. 1st. The  program consisted of a panel presentation featuring Soledad Alfaro, Chief Administrative Officer, Philadelphia International Airport, Jennifer Cohan, Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Delaware and Sharon Kurfuerst, Chief Operating Officer, Christiana Care. Following the panel, attendees were invited to join Director Coaches for a candid conversation on how to secure a board position. Director Coaches included; Mark Turner from WSFS Bank, Jagruti Panwala from Wealth Protection Strategies, Maria Thompson of Arsenal Growth, Joseph Rigby of Pepco Holdings, David Nicoli of The Nicoli Consulting Group, Sonia Galindo of FLIR Systems, Leslie T. Thornton of WGL Holdings Inc. and Claudia Peña Porretti, J.D., CFRE of Girls Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. 


About 2020 Women on Boards

2020 Women on Boards (2020WOB), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is the leading education and advocacy campaign accelerating gender-balance on corporate boards of directors. Each year, 2020WOB publishes its Gender Diversity Index online tracking the number of women on Russell 3000 public company boards. Educational programs produced by 2020WOB include: the annual Global Conversation on Board Diversity; “Get on Board!” Workshops for board-ready women; and Path to the Boardroom for mid-career women on how to become board-ready. See

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