Speaking Engagement

Spring 2021 Directors Academy

Drexel University LeBow College of Business Gupta Governance Institute

Online Event

Blank Rome Partner Yelena M. Barychev will be a speaker at the Drexel University LeBow College of Business Gupta Governance Institute Spring 2021 Directors Academy taking place on May 19, 2021.

Yelena's panel will focus on the 2021 proxy season and discuss how boards of directors leverage proxy statement disclosures, including additional disclosures on environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) topics.

Program Overview

Directors Academy’s provides a small and targeted environment to foster interactive dialogue between participants and leading executives, corporate directors, and policymakers. Directors Academy provides participants an understanding of the increasingly complex and ever-changing role of a corporate board member prepared to contribute to discussions occurring in the boardroom.

Upon completion of two Directors Academy programs within a two-year period, graduates are awarded a Certificate in Director Education. In its fifth year with over 40 graduates, Directors Academy’s robust alumni program emphasizes the importance of continued director education and supports graduates’ journeys to the boardroom. Alumni receive special access to resources such as current thought leadership, future Directors Academy program resources, and priority invitations to key Gupta Governance Institute programs.

For more information about the Directors Academy program, please visit the program’s webpage.