The authors are members of WomenCorporateDirectors, the global organization of women board members. Linda L. Addison is a member of the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). She is Immediate Past Managing Partner and former Chair of the Management Committee of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Ekta Singh-Bushell is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of TTEC (NASDAQ:TTEC) and the Board of Directors of DecisionGPS and LifeStream. She previously served as COO, Executive Office, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and as Global Client Service Partner at EY.