Past Programs

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.

RECENT EVENTS

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:

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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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SUCCESS STORIES

Kathleen M. Mahoney

Kathleen M. Mahoney is and Independent Board Member of Village Farms International (NASDAQ VFF),  the former President MDV and Chief Legal Officer of SpartanNash Company (Fortune 500/NASDAQ SPTN), a food

Alice Young

Summary of Key Contributions 40+ years of business and legal experience in diverse industries advising multinationals and entrepreneurs in a global economy. Extensive knowledge of cross-cultural and international business and

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