Live Conference from the National Assembly in Paris

Past Event

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 a panel discussion was moderated by Caroline Codsi, Founder of Women in Governance, followed by a question and answer period.

The panel:

• Marie-Jo Zimmermann, Ministerof Moselle (France), author of the Copé-Zimmermann law.
• Lucille Desjonquères, Founder of Women at the Heart of Councils
• François Pérol, Chairman of the Executive Board of the BPCE group (the central body to banks and savings banks in France)

The subject discussed:
• France has increased from 12% of women on boards in 2010 to 33% in 2015.
• Canada increased from 12% of women on boards in 2010 to 15.9% in 2015.
• Quebec women will have the opportunity to be appointed to French Boards!


Browse photos from the evening:

Photo Album  of Panel Discussion from the National Assembly in Paris

2016.02.03 Petit-déjeuner conférence de la Gouvernance au Féminin avec Marie-Jo Zimmernann, François Pérol et Lucille Desjonquères. Discours d'ouverture de Danièle Henkel

Audio Interview in relation with the event:

Audio interview of Caroline Codsi, Founder of Women’s Governance, by Sylvie Dubreuil


Video of the event:

Can we accelerate the achievement of gender equality in Canada?