Past Programs

Karyn Polak, Lawton Penn, Sandra Flow, and Carolyn Frantz at the 2017 Seattle Regional Event

In addition to our Board Institute and the Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award Luncheon, DirectWomen is pleased to offer a variety of virtual video programs. For the latest registration information, visit our upcoming programs page. You can also view past program recordings by visiting our on-demand program library.

DirectWomen also hosts Alumnae Quarterly Calls to reinforce what alumnae learned at the Board Institute and to help them to stay “on track” with their board searches. These calls provide an opportunity for alumnae to learn from those who have successfully secured boards seats, share challenges and successes, discuss topics of interest to the group, and provide support for one another.  

RECENT EVENTS

Alumnae Zoom Reunions

In August and September 2020, DirectWomen hosted virtual networking reunions for the alumnae of each Board Institute class. The list below shows the date that each class reunion was held. Class of 2007 August 6

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June Alumnae Quarterly Call

The June Alumnae Quarterly Call addressed a number of timely questions, including: What are the most pressing concerns emerging for board members entering into the next decade? What has been the impact of recent state

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April Alumnae Quarterly Call

The spring 2020 Alumnae Quarterly call focused on thinking outside the box for your board search. DirectWomen alumnae Deborah A. Golden and Janet L. Miller discussed their experiences joining boards in new industries, including the strategies

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November Alumnae Quarterly Call

Throughout the year, DirectWomen hosts informational teleconferences designed to provide members of the Alumnae Network with information and tools to support them in their board searches. Past topics for Quarterly Calls include how to determine which type

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SUCCESS STORIES

Marcy S. Cohen

Marcy S. Cohen is Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer for the Americas for ING Group’s structured finance, commercial banking and financial markets businesses in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil and

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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 partnership focused on developing, owning

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Stephanie C. Hildebrandt

Stephanie Hildebrandt is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Archrock, Inc., (NYSE:AROC) the leading provider of natural gas contract compression services to customers throughout the United States.  She

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