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

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