Ellen Siminoff, founding executive at Yahoo!, joins the all-male board of social gaming company Zynga. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) From the successful Internet campaign to add Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to the all-male board of directors at the social networking giant (which happened after the company went IPO), to a steady [...]
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg named to the previously all-male board of directors at Facebook. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Sheryl Sandberg has been named to the Facebook board of directors today, according to press release issued today from Facebook. Why should your next board member be a woman? The topic of women [...]
Announcing the Face It Campaign – “Seven white men. That’s ridiculous.” By Beth A. Stewart (CEO, Trewstar Corporate Board Services) February was a tough month for women. At a House committee hearing, a panel of five men expounded on religious liberty — in the context of President Obama’s compromise plan on insurance coverage for contraception. [...]
The importance of chemistry in your startup’s board of directors. By Fred Wilson (Managing Partner, Flatiron Partners & Union Square Ventures) One of the least discussed elements of a Board of Directors is the chemistry among the Board members. It is critical to a well functioning Board but not always considered in Board construction. Like [...]