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!


Photos of the event

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?