The Questions About Maternity Leave

Susan Crawford | Author | CNN Politics & Arts Susan Crawford knows firsthand that pregnancy brings trouble—and benefits—for public companies. A professor at New York University’s business school, Crawford is also an associate professor…

The Questions About Maternity Leave

Susan Crawford | Author | CNN Politics & Arts

Susan Crawford knows firsthand that pregnancy brings trouble—and benefits—for public companies. A professor at New York University’s business school, Crawford is also an associate professor at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She wrote about public companies and gender discrimination in the United States in the book Ballot Box to Wall Street: The Litigation Challenge to the “Fatherhood Leave” Act. Crawford is a leading authority on social policy and entrepreneurship.

Grace Lee Boggs | Adjunct professor, Barnard College | American Association of University Women

Grace Lee Boggs is a professor in the department of public and environmental affairs at Barnard College and an Adjunct Professor at the NYU Stern School of Business. She is a frequent national speaker and author. Her latest book is The Essentials of Business Ethics: A Guide for You and Your Profession.

Mary Croley | Managing Partner, Croley & Co. | Corporate Integrity Consultants, Inc.

Mary Croley, of Croley & Co., LLC, is a partner at the company, a leading provider of corporate ethics and compliance services. Previously, Croley and Croley & Co. were known as Patton Boggs, a law firm that provided corporate governance and compliance services. Croley has worked for many public companies and is a member of the Institute of Certified Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) organization, which standards ethics, compliance, and corporate social responsibility standards among members of corporate, political, and nonprofit organizations.

Kirsten Eves | Senior Policy Analyst, The New America Foundation | New America Foundation | IASCA: Institute of Certified Ethics in Public Life

Kirsten Eves is a Senior Policy Analyst at the New America Foundation. She is an expert on business ethics and business sustainability, drawing on her academic background and extensive experience as a corporate and government policy professional. She was previously Director of Global Infrastructure and Community Outreach at Nestlé USA and Managing Director at SRI International, where she led all activities related to healthy development in China and Southeast Asia. A professional and academic expert on water, health, and hygiene, Eves is director of the Water Forum at the University of California, Davis.

Reena Gurnani | PhD student, Columbia Law School | Program Officer, General Social Research Council

Reena Gurnani is a PhD student at Columbia Law School. She has worked in the areas of conservation biology, economic policy, and issues relating to climate change, including climate change mitigation and adaptation and the use of solar-based energy in developing countries. Gurnani also has a master’s degree in environmental studies and is also working on a research project on biodiversity conservation. She previously worked in the area of forest governance and ecological sustainability and was a vice president at the Environmental Defense Fund.

Valerie Grant | Program Officer, Korn Ferry International | Program Officer, Committee on Institutional Equity

Valerie Grant is a Program Officer at Korn Ferry International. She is a specialist in corporate trust advisory services and regional conflict resolution who leads the Global Business Ethics Program in Nigeria. Prior to Korn Ferry, Grant was a Fellow in the Global Community and Security Program of the London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics, Political Science, and International Relations from the University of Cambridge.

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