Shareholder Activist Evelyn Y. Davis to Speak on Subprime Crisis April 29
New Haven, Conn., April 24, 2008 — Evelyn Y. Davis, an advocate for shareholder rights, will deliver a talk titled "Views on the Current Subprime Crisis and Related Financial Issues" at the Yale School of Management on April 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., in the GM Room of 55 Hillhouse Avenue.
The talk, sponsored by the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance lunch forum series, is free and open to the public. To register, please visit: http://millstein.som.yale.edu.
A publisher, author, philanthropist and shareholder activist, Davis has lectured on corporate governance issues at universities around the country. She has appeared on numerous national television shows and has been featured in newspapers and magazines. She is the author and founder of Highlights and Lowlights, a nationally known newsletter that covers corporate governance, executive compensation and shareholder rights, among other topics.
Davis began making investments with securities inherited from her father, and she is now a shareholder in over 80 corporations. She has attended shareholder meetings since 1960.
Born in Amsterdam, Davis immigrated to the United States after World War II. She studied business administration at George Washington University and currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Founded in 1989, the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation makes grants to nationally prominent universities, arts organizations and hospitals.