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

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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Webinar Exploring International Board Service

DirectWomen’s International Boards Committee hosted a webinar on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM Eastern. This webinar explored pathways to international board service and the role of search firms in international board placements. Our distinguished panel

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July Alumnae Quarterly Call

The summer 2019 Alumnae Quarterly Call focused on the onboarding process for new directors. The call featured Melanie Trent, (Class of 2017), Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Office, & Company Secretary of Rowan Companies

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Atlanta Gathering: Blockchain in the Boardroom

DirectWomen Alumna Jen Wolfe provided highlights from her book Blockchain in the Boardroom, including a layman’s approach to understanding blockchain technology, an overview of what large corporations and well-funded start-ups are doing with blockchain, how the

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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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SUCCESS STORIES

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

Sharon Bowen

Commissioner Sharon Bowen was the first African-American to be appointed as Commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She was sworn in on June 9, 2014 and served in

Allison Leopold Tilley

Allison Leopold Tilley joined the Board of Directors of Danimer Scientific (NYSE: DNMR) in August 2022. Ms. Leopold Tilley is on the Managing Board of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, has