On-Demand Virtual Programs

Breaking into the Corporate Boardroom

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.

Webinar: 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.

The New Normal of Global Corporate Board Membership

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.

Power Chat with Former Honoree Paula Boggs

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.

Leaving the Legalese Behind: Lawyers as Corporate Board Candidates

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.


Jana Cohen Barbe

Jana serves on the Board of Directors of Invitation Homes, Inc. (NYSE: INVH),  a REIT and the nation’s largest single-family home rental company, operating 80,000 homes across 17 markets.  A

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Sharon Bowen

Sharon Bowen is a partner at Seneca Women, a global leadership platform dedicated to connecting and advancing women in the economy. Its Seneca Connect app and Seneca Women Podcast Network

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Rosemary T. Berkery

Rosemary T. Berkery is Vice Chairman of UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA) and Chairman of UBS Bank USA (BUSA). With approximately 7,000 of the most productive Advisors in the industry and more

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