Each year, alumnae of the DirectWomen Board Institute gather to network and discuss current trends in corporate governance. Past topics of discussion have included "International Perspectives on Board Diversity: What You Need to Know About International Board Opportunities," "How to Conduct Yourself in the Board Interview," "Alumnae Success Stories," and "Repositioning Yourself for the Current Board Climate." The most recent Alumnae Institute was held on October 20-21, 2016 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The next Alumnae Institute will be held on October 19-20, 2017.