Success Stories

Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, Catharine Arrowood, CJ Johnsen, and Marguerite Woung-Chapman at the 2016 Board Institute

Nearly 35% of DirectWomen’s alumnae have been elected to serve on at least one corporate board. DirectWomen alumnae who currently serve on corporate boards include:


Robin Walker-Lee

In December 2018, Robin Walker-Lee was appointed to the Board of Directors of EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME), an $8B company with a leading position in mechanical

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Michelle Warner

Michelle M. Warner is a highly accomplished senior executive with over two decades of business experience with international public companies operating in over 50 countries.

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Kimberly L. Wilford

Kim joined GoFundMe to manage the legal and compliance obligations of the world’s largest social fundraising platform and to operationalize and expand the charitable initiatives

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Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson is senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Walgreen Co., headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois. Ms. Wilson-Thompson joined Walgreens in January 2010. She

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Marguerite Woung-Chapman

Marguerite Woung-Chapman is an Independent Board Member and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee for Summit Midstream Partners, LP, a NYSE-listed master limited

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Simone Wu

Simone Wu serves as senior vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and external affairs for Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s

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Loria B. Yeadon

Loria is President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Seattle. She serves on the Board of Directors of Laird Norton Company and its Nominating

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Mallun Yen

Mallun Yen is a board director, public company officer, technology executive, founder and global intellectual property leader who has launched and scaled businesses, transformed markets

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Alice Young

Summary of Key Contributions  40+ years of business and legal experience in diverse industries advising multinationals and entrepreneurs in a global economy. Extensive knowledge of

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Jennifer S. Zucker

Jennifer Zucker is a seasoned business advisor, public company director, senior military officer, public sector strategist and lawyer focused on counselling corporations and their leaders

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