On-Demand Virtual Programs

A View from First-Time Corporate Board Directors

During this webinar, attendees heard from directors who have recent experience searching for their first corporate board roles. Panelists discussed their own search processes, the challenges they faces, and the strategies that ultimately helped them land their first board seats.

A View from the Nominating and Governance Committee

During this webinar, attendees heard from directors currently serving on their boards’ Nominating and Governance Committees. Panelists discussed the board selection process, the skills matrix, and how the Nom & Gov Committee ultimately finds new directors.

Gateway to Corporate Board Service: Demystifying the Experience

Looking for a window into the boardroom? During this webinar, our distinguished panelists offered their insights into “the room where it happens.” Attendees left the program with a clear understanding of how to evaluate board service opportunities, and how to be a savvy and effective board member once in the boardroom.

Power Chat with Former Honoree Pamela L. Carter

In this 45-minute Power Chat, 2018 Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award Honoree and corporate board director Pamela L. Carter sat down for a candid conversation with DirectWomen Board Member and Past Chair, Roberta D. Liebenberg.

Why Corporate Board Diversity is More Important Than Ever

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.

A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

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.

Top Tips for Building Board Ready Connections

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.

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Juliette Pryor

Juliette Pryor is a public company corporate director and a skilled public and private company c-suite executive with 25+ years of business experience. She has deep experience in the board

Kellye L. Walker

Kellye Walker, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), is a seasoned senior executive with over 25 years of experience helping publicly traded companies

Sarah C. Dodds-Brown

Sarah Dodds-Brown is a strategic business partner and enterprise thinker who effectively anticipates challenges and thoughtfully influences change and evolution.   Over the course of her career at American Express, Sarah