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Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: January/Feb Series
Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: January/Feb Series

Fri, Jan 13



Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: January/Feb Series

Register for our 5-part series to discover if a corporate director role should be part of your next leadership step.

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Time & Location

Jan 13, 2023, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST



About the Event

Please note: One ticket includes all 5 sessions: 8:00-10:00 AM PDT

5-Part Virtual Corporate Board Training:

  • Get Your Board Materials and Plan of Action Ready
  • Learn Corporate Board Ins and Outs
  • Meet Corporate Directors
  • Get Samples and Written Guides

Facilitator: Nancy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, Women2Boards; Board Coach, The Athena Alliance

Featured Panelists: 

  • Lake Dai, Board Director, Kubit and GIA 
  • Vanessa Small, Board Director, EDNA LIFE 
  • Anddria Clack, Board Director, Beach House Group, Red Robin, Umpqua Bank 
  • Evelyn Dilsaver, Board Director, Tempur Sealy, QuidelOrtho, Health Equity,  Bailard Real Estate Trust
  • Essye Miller, Board Director, Corporate Office Properties Trust, MetroStar Systems LLC
  • Jennifer McFarlane, Board Director, TruTag Technologies, Blue Planet Systems 
  • Sonita Lontoh, Board Director, Sunrun, Trueblue 
  • Katrinka McCallum, Board Director, Remini Street, Intrusion, North Carolina Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation
  • Jessica Denecour, Board Director, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Session 1 (January 13):

The road to the corporate boardroom – getting started. A panel of corporate directors will share their journeys and insights.

  • Why serve on a board?
  • Assess your readiness
  • What type of corporate board is right for you?
  • How and why are the needs for board expertise changing.
  • What is role of the BoD?
  • Difference between board governance and management
  • Ask Me Anything: breakouts with corporate director panelists (20 minutes)

Session 2 (January 20):

How to position yourself and be found as a board candidate. Board savvy advisors and corporate directors will share their insights.

  • Difference between executive and board profiles
  • Creating your board profile: value proposition, bio, resume and LinkedIn
  • Pitching yourself
  • How will boards find you?
  • Networking: mapping your network & building allies for your board journey

Session 3 (January 27):

Target, evaluate, interview, and pitch for board opportunities.  A panel of corporate directors will share their lessons learned.

  • Reverse search – targeting companies & boards
  • Doing your due diligence
  • The interview processes
  • Panelists share their value propositions
  • Your value proposition & pitch practice breakout with peers (20 minutes)

Session 4 (February 3 ):

Our legal and insurance experts will walk through some key risk & reward issues for board service.

  • Fiduciary requirements of a director
  • Board compensation
  • D&O and indemnification agreements

Your Draft Board Bio Submission is Due: 

Session 5 (February 17):

Getting input on your board bio draft, reaching out to recruiters and organizations who look for board directors, and continuing your journey.

  • Board members and advisors will join in each breakout group to provide feedback on your bio.
  • Working with search firms and recruiters 
  • Board database and training organizations 
  • Workshop your board bio in small groups 
  • Joining a Mastermind group to continue your board journey

*All sessions are recorded and sent to participants for additional viewing.


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    +$21.25 service fee
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