Our Board

W.O.M.E.N. in America is governed by a board of directors who are elected each year at the annual member meeting. This board includes successful women from a variety of professional fields who are all devoted to the mission of W.O.M.E.N in America. The Board of Directors is responsible for making all major decisions, as well as electing the Board of Officers and designating various committees which play major roles in the functioning of the organization.

Executive Board Members:

Member                         Position

Lorraine Hack                  Chairperson

Beth-Ann Eason               Vice President

Donna Orender                Treasurer

Carol Hochman                Chair Emeritus



Board Members:

Linda Addison - Managing Director, United States - Norton, Rose, Fulbright

Ursula Burns - Chairman & CEO - Xerox Corporation

Martha McGarry - Partner - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Larraine Segil - CEO, Larraine Segil Productions, Inc.

Shelley Diamond, Chief Client Officer, Y&R



All Board Member Profiles:

  • Linda Addison's photo

    Linda Addison

    Linda L. Addison is the Managing Partner of the United States for Norton Rose Fulbright, a global legal practice with over 3,800 lawyers in 55 office worldwide. She is Chair of the US Management Committee and a member of the Global Executive Committe...

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  • Joan Amble's photo

    Joan Amble

    Joan Amble, an avid proponent of helping women develop professionally and advance in the workplace, is co-founder and Chair Emeritus of the W.O.M.E.N. In America, Inc. Leadership Program, the mission of which is to enable women to fulfill their maxim...

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  • Ursula M. Burns's photo

    Ursula M. Burns

    Ursula M. Burns is chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation. Ms. Burns is also a member of the Xerox Board of Directors, elected in April 2007. Ms. Burns is responsible for the company's global research, development, engineering, ma...

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  • Beth-Ann Eason's photo

    Beth-Ann Eason

    Beth-Ann Eason is Senior Vice President, General Manager for Condé Nast, overseeing Epicurious.com and Gourmet. In this role, Ms. Eason is responsible for brand, revenue and audience development for each entity. She reports to Robert A. Sauerberg, J...

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  • Lorraine Hack's photo

    Lorraine Hack

    Lorraine Hack is a Partner and has placed general management, strategy, finance and marketing executives. Lorraine has successfully completed searches with a range of companies: from start-ups and earlier stage companies to large corporations includ...

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  • Carol Hochman's photo

    Carol Hochman

    Carol Hochman is currently President of RHH Capital & Consulting. Her consulting business specializes in working with managements in strategizing for new and existing businesses in the retail, apparel and licensing fields. Current projects include: c...

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  • Martha McGarry's photo

    Martha McGarry

    Martha McGarry is a corporate securities partner with extensive experience in both U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic collaborations, private equity, and corporate governance matters. She also serves...

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  • Donna Orender's photo

    Donna Orender

    Donna Orender most recently served 6 years as President of the Women's National Basketball Association. Her responsibilities included the oversight of all league operations including both the business and competitive aspects of the league. During ...

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  • Larraine Segil's photo

    Larraine Segil

    Larraine Segil is a seasoned senior executive with general management experience, and a world renowned level of expertise in the creation, implementation and management of complex business alliances in multiple industries including healthcare, techno...

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  • Mary Stevens's photo

    Mary Stevens

    Mary Stevens is senior vice president of Product Management at Herman Miller, where she oversees all aspects of product management for the company's work environment designs, as well as leading product development efforts that enhance or extend curre...

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  • Maggie Wilderotter's photo

    Maggie Wilderotter

    Maggie Wilderotter was named Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications in April 2015. She was Chairman and CEO of Frontier since January 2006. She joined the company in November 2004 as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors...

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