Our distinguished panelists provided tips on how you can best position yourself to serve on a corporate board. Attendees left the session with a clear picture of what it takes to land a board seat.
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Research reveals that companies with women board members, particularly those with three or more women board members, financially outperform, on average, those with fewer or no women board members. In the era of COVID-19, board diversity is more important now than ever before.
On September 22, 2020, DirectWomen board member Patricia K. Gillette sat down for a candid conversation with 2021 Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award Honoree Valerie B. Jarrett to discuss her New York Times bestselling memoir, Finding My Voice: When the Perfect Plan Crumbles, the Adventure Begins.
It’s no secret that the right connections can make a huge difference in landing a board seat. On this webinar, attendees learned how to expand their networks and build board ready connections.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, corporate boards are facing a host of novel challenges. The challenges are even more complex for global corporations, with operations and personnel located in the US and other countries. Join DirectWomen for a video webinar as we explore the "new normal" of public board membership and how women lawyers can best position themselves to join global and international corporate boards.
In this 30-minute Power Chat, 2016 Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award Honoree and longtime corporate board director Paula Boggs sits down for a candid conversation with DirectWomen Board Member Brande Stellings.
Empirical studies indicate that lawyer-directors’ professional judgment, legal expertise, and familiarity with regulation and risk management improve the value and operation of the company. During this webinar, our distinguished panelists explored the value proposition of lawyers as board candidates.