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Jordanian Women on Boards - Inaugural Conference, Amman, Jordan

  • Four Seasons hotel Amman 5th Circle, Al Kindi St Amman, Amman Governorate Jordan (map)

Under the Patronage of H.E. Dr ZiadFariz, Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan, The Association of Women on Boards -Jordan, in collaboration with FutureBoards - Norway is organizing it’s inaugural conference  “Getting Women on Boards: Why and How?”

The event, that is supported by the Norwegian Embassy to Jordan, includes activities and workshops that aim to promote women’s presence in key positions and boards. Furthermore,we willpresent new and advanced concepts pertaining to the importance of implementing governance and ensuring gender diversity in those positions. The conference also provides activities to show how involving women in decision-making positions can help to improve the overall performance of their institutions.

The topics covered in the seminar include:

  • ·Future board composition under the best practice of corporate governance

  • The Norway experience (as Norway is one of the most gender-equal countries in the world)

  • Gender balance in corporate leadership in the Arab region

  • Managing your career and becoming a board member

  • Your role, duties and legal responsibilities as a director and a trustee

  • Overcoming existing and potential obstacles

  • Board recruitment processes - how it works

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