“What is the meaning of life? That was all- a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years, the great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one.”
― from TO THE LIGHTHOUSE By Virginia Woolf, 1927
The rare meeting has been organized by the Professional Boards Forum, who say they bring together leading chairmen with outstanding female board candidates, as part of a broader push to include more women in powerful positions in the U.K. According to data from Boardex, a board-room networking tool, only 9% of the directors of companies in the FTSE-350 are women.