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Board Institute Co-Chair Hillary Sale Featured in St. Louis Business Journal

A blog post on the St. Louis Business Journal featured an interview with Professor Hillary A. Sale, Co-Chair of DirectWomen's Board Institute and moderator of a recent St. Louis panel on "Becoming an Effective Public Company Director."

Study Finds Board Diversity Reduces Fraud

A new study from China found that gender diversity on boards leads to a reduction in the incidence of fraud. The study's authors identified an increased diversity in viewpoints and a broadened talent pool as driving factors for this.

Pamela Craven, DirectWomen Alumna, Elected to Board of Amber Road, Inc.

Pamela Craven recently joined the board of Amber Road, Inc., a NYSE-listed company engaged in cloud-based global trade management solutions. Pamela is a 2012 Alumna of the DirectWomen Board Institute, and the Chief Administration Officer of Avaya Inc.

The Hon. Elisse Walter, DirectWomen Alumna, Appointed to Occidental Petroleum Board of Directors

In Feburary 2014, the Hon. Elisse Walter, former Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was elected to the Occidental Petroleum Board of Directors.

Bobbi Liebenberg Appears on Fox Business News

DirectWomen Chair Bobbi Liebenberg appeared on Fox Business News in January 2014 to discuss the value women can bring to corporate boards.

The Hon. Elisse Walter Delivers Keynote at 5th Sandra Day O'Connor Board Excellence Award Luncheon

The Hon. Elisse Walter, 2007 Board Institute Alumna and former SEC Chairman, delivered the keynote at DirectWomen's 5th Sandra Day O'Connor Board Excellence Awards Luncheon.

BoardMember.Com Investigates the Missing X Factor on Corporate Boards

Kimberly Crowe's article discusses the role of quotas in increasing the representation of women on boards.

ABA's Perspectives Investigates How Women Can Position Themselves for Board Seats

Hope Viner Samborn's Perspectives article discusses how women can position themselves for board seats.

The Careerist Questions Why More Women Aren't on Boards

The Careerist's Vivia Chen questions why more women aren't on boards, and doesn't buy the usual excuses.

Houston Chronicle Covers DirectWomen

L.M. Sixel's 2011 Houston Chronicle article discusses the strategies women lawyers can use to get on boards.

The Glass Hammer Emphasizes DirectWomen's Success

Tina Vasquez's 2010 Glass Hammer article features interviews with Christine Spadafor and Mary Cranston, just two of DirectWomen's successful alumnae.

Chicago Tribune Article Highlights DirectWomen Board Institute

Patti Ahern's September 2009 Chicago Tribune article checked in on DirectWomen's progress in advance of the 2009 Board Institute.

Delaware Lawyer Article Features DirectWomen

In the Fall 2006 issue of Delaware Lawyer, Amelia Boss made the case for DirectWomen.

DirectWomen Alumna Susan Tomasky Appointed to Tesoro Corporation Board

Susan Tomasky, 2009 Board Institute Alumna, was elected to the board of Tesoro Corporation effective February 4, 2011.

Q&A with DirectWomen Alumna and Honoree Mary Cranston

In September 2007, Mary Cranston sat down with YourABA to answer questions about board diversity and DirectWomen.


Success Stories

Ann Harlan

Ann joined the board of the Gorman-Rupp Company in 2009. Learn more

Deborah Golden

Deborah Golden joined the board of Midland States Bancorp, Inc. in 2015. Learn more

Kimberly Ellwanger

Kimberly joined the board of Heritage Financial Corporation and Heritage Bank in 2006. Learn more