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Featured Talks (in Bold)

  • UPCOMING: Cynthia will be speaking at the following events:
    • International Association of Business & Society. “Changes in Board Composition“. June 16, 2024. Register here.
  • Institute of Corporate Directors, “Board Oversight of Social Issues” March 21, 2024
  • The Boston Club. December 1, 2023. “The Corporate Salute & The Census of Women Board Directors and Executives”
  • Women on Boards 50/50. November 1, 2023. “The Boston Conversation on Board Diversity” Register here.
  • Private Directors Association – New England Chapter. November 7, 2023. “Journey to the Board“. Register here.
  • Leadership Breakfast Series @ Bentley University. “Navigating the World of ESG“. October 13, 2023. Register here.
  • Private Directors Association, New England Chapter 2023 “Boards and Culture”. February 8th. Register here.
  • Cutter/Arthur D. Little International Bootcamp 2022.The Ethical Landscape of Disclosure”. Sept. 22 and 23, 2022. Register here
  • The Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. October 17, 2022. “Implementing Ethical and Effective Culture ChangeRegister here
  • Women on Boards 50/50. October 20, 2022. “The Boston Conversation on Board Diversity” Register here
  • The Boston Club. November 15, 2022. “The Corporate Salute & The Census of Women Board Directors and Executives” Register here
  • Cutter/Arthur D. Little Summit 2022. Meeting the Sustainability Challenge: Leading Business, Serving SocietyMay 2, 2022
  • M&I Center for Business Ethics. “Corporate Board Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities” April 22, 2022
  • Ethics @ Work, Hoffman Center for Business Ethics. “Why Ethics Matters” February 9, 2022
  • Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, “Shades of Gray: The Evolving Role of Board Directors” June 30, 2021
  • Seat at the Table by Board Options Inc. “Independence and the Gray Director” May 27, 2021
  • Morgan Stanley. Are you Ready to Serve on a Public Board?” May 12, 2021.
  • The Boston Club. “CEO Succession” April 7, 2021
  • Principles for Responsible Management Education. PRME Talks: Gender Equality from Classrooms to Boardrooms. “Four Mechanisms driving gender diversity on boards March 16, 2021.
  • Center for Science & Industry.”After the Business Roundtable: Moving from shareholder primacy to benefiting all stakeholders” March 16, 2021
  • 50/50 Women on Boards. “A Conversation on Board Diversity” November 18, 2020.
  • BDO in the Boardroom podcast (see link above) to talk about “Giving Voice to Values in the Boardroom” October 7, 2020
  • Morgan Stanley.Ethical Decision Making in Business” November 4, 2020 (Worldwide Virtual), June 8, 2016 (DC metro area), April 22, 2015 (New York City Headquarters), May 5, 2015 (Boston), May 7, 2015 (Chicago)
  • Global Business Ethics Symposium. “Artificial Intelligence and Ethics” Bentley University, May 2019.
  • National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). “Diversity and its Effects on Board Culture” Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., September 2019.
  • Association of Government Accountants. Combating Bias” January 2019.
  • Society for Governance Professionals. Director Diversity” New England Chapter Year End Dinner, 2018
  • The Boston Club, Women on Boards affinity group. “The Value of Diversity on Boards” 2018
  • Global Business Ethics Symposium. “The Ethics of Inclusion” Bentley University, Waltham, MA, May 2018.
  • Louisiana Bankers Association. Ethical Decision Making” Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2018
  • Origin Bank, Board of Directors. “Governance Best Practices” January 2016. Board Authenticity and Accountability” June 2017. “Board Advisory on Ethical Insights” September 2017. “Creating an Ethical Climate” August 2018.
  • KPMG. “Ethical Decision Making: Conflicts and Bias” November 2015.