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
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.
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
On April 3, 2019 DirectWomen held its Chicago Regional Event: “Breaking into the Boardroom: The Pathways and the Process.” Attendees heard from a panel of distinguished directors and search firm leaders, who shared their insights about board
Mary B. Cranston is the Retired Senior Partner and immediate past Chair of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Pillsbury is an international law firm with over 800 attorneys in 15
Until her retirement in June, 2021, Sheri Edison served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Amcor plc, a global leader in the development and production of responsible packaging
Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale is Vice President and General Counsel of Cummins, Inc. (NYSE: CMI), a Fortune 200 global power leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of