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Boardroom Bound: Strategies for Success with Kimberley Goode

There is no better time to prepare for your search for a board position than in the seasons of life leading up to it. And with 30% of those on public company boards now being women, there are more resources than ever to prepare you and stories from other women who have already made the journey to learn from. Join us for a replay of our recent Linkedin Live with Kimberley Goode where she shares  the blend of industry expertise, strategic networking, and impactful initiatives that paved the way for her recent board appointment. This week’s episode 113 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about preparing for the boardroom and strategies for success as a board member! 

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Kimberley Goode shares the importance of networking before you’re ready to be on a board and actionable steps you can take right now to prepare yourself for your search for a board seat. 

Kimberley Goode is the Chief Communications and Social Impact Officer of BMO Financial Group and a board director at Providence Health Plan. She is a leader with passion for stakeholder engagement strategies, integrated communication, reputation management, brand building, corporate social responsibility, culture, diversity and inclusion. Kimberley has been recognized on the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business list by the San Francisco Business Times, as one of the Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by Savoy magazine, and many others.

Some of the talking points Julie and Kimberley go over in this episode include:

  • Living by the How Women Lead credo.

  • The importance of relationships and accountability in board service.

  • Prioritizing board service based on stage and season of life.

  • The need for diverse perspectives on boards to avoid recreating institutional biases in the changing world.

You can head to the How Women Lead Linkedin page to catch the original conversation!

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