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

May Alumnae Quarterly Call

The second Alumnae Quarterly Call of 2019 focused on interview strategies for corporate board service.  The call featured Tracy Houston, President of Board Resources Services, LLC. Tracy is a consultant that advises boards, runs director searches, coaches individuals who

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March Alumnae Quarterly Call

All DirectWomen Alumnae were invited to join Deborah Hicks Midanek Bailey and moderator Suzanne Rich Folsom on March 20, 2019 for a call focusing on the history and evolution of board governance and directors’ core role. Midanek discussed why

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Pathways Program

All 2018 Platinum Sponsors were invited to send five mid-career women to a program on positioning oneself for future board service. The educational program ran from 2-5:00 p.m. ET and was followed by a networking

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Northeast Alumnae Gathering

Alumnae of DirectWomen’s Board Institute had the opportunity to meet and greet fellow DirectWomen Alumnae for the first meeting of the Northeast Alumnae group. Attendees had the opportunity to network, plan for the future of

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SUCCESS STORIES

Juliette Pryor

Juliette Pryor is a skilled public and private company c-suite executive with 25+ years of business experience. She has deep experience in the board room of multiple corporations, providing key

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 serves as Executive Vice President & Managing Counsel at American Express where she leads the U.S. Business Legal Group – a team of over 75 attorneys located in New