Northwestern University

Thu 6:00 PM

3.8 Launch and Mixer

When: Thursday, August 24, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Where: Suite 1230, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Sonia Kim   847.467.0446

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Category: Other


When women are included in board positions, organizations gain more productivity, more profitability, and more employee commitment and retention. Women leadership is critical to a company’s success. And yet, only 21% of board members for Fortune 500 healthcare companies are women, while women make up half the workforce of these companies.

3.8 aims to bridge this gap by placing established female healthcare executives on the boards of MATTER member companies. The initiative also aims to bring awareness and explore solutions to the challenges women face when seeking leadership positions.

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