Events HawaiiWritten by Stacy Yuen Hernandez On 30 October 2012
High-powered panel to discuss women in the board room on Nov. 7

Unlock the keys to the C-Suite when four of Hawaii’s most powerful women share their experiences as women in the board room and what it takes to rise to the top.

Four accomplished women — Shirley Daniel, Louise Ing, Crystal Rose and Barbara Tanabe will discuss what it takes to succeed and gain a seat as a corporate board member.

Daniel, a University of Hawaii professor, is Director of the Pacific Asian Management Institute (PAMI) in the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii. She serves on the Board of Directors of American Savings Bank in Hawaii.

Louise Ing, an attorney, is a founding director of Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing. Her litigation practice focuses on helping businesses resolve their disputes and prevent future ones. Ing serves on the Board of Directors of Island Holdings and is Chief Outside Counsel to Tetris Online, Inc.

Crystal Rose is one of Hawaii’s most accomplished commercial and business litigation attorneys. She is Chairwoman of the Central Pacific Bank Board of Directors and is on the Executive Committee of Hawaiian Airlines‘ Board of Directors.

Barbara Tanabe is the owner and manager of Ho‘akea Communications, a public affairs company founded in 2001. She is currently on the Bank of Hawaii Board of Directors. Tanabe served as a reporter and journalist at KOMO-TV and KHON-TV news from 1970-1987.

Stacy Yuen Hernandez, a writer with Hawaii Business magazine, will serve as moderator.

The lunch forum takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the YWCA Laniakea, Fuller Hall, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration for the forum is $35 for YWCA members and $45 for nonmembers. To register, visit click here.

For more information, call Candice at 695-2619.

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Stacy Yuen Hernandez

Stacy Yuen Hernandez is a writer for Hawaii Business magazine. A former writer/editor for The Honolulu Advertiser, Stacy has also worked in radio and TV news in the San Francisco Bay area. She possesses a Journalism degree from San Jose State University and a Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law.

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