Past In-Person Events

Other In-Person Events

Corporate Governance Best Practices

Speakers: Howard Brownstein - President & Founder of The Brownstein Corporation, Steven Khadavi - Partner 
& NYC Office Head at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

What It Takes to Find the Right Board for You: From Board Connections to Interviews (and Everything in Between)

Speaker: Sheila Ronning - CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom

Conversations in the Boardroom – Boardroom Essentials for Experienced & Aspiring Directors

Speaker: Lawrence Hamilton - Public & Private Board Director; Executive Coach & Consultant

Connecting with Private Equity Firms on Your Board Journey

Speakers: Patricia Lizarraga - Managing Partner of Hypatia Capital Group, Alan Mantel - Partner at Snow Phipps, Pang Zhang-Whitaker - Counsel for Dorsey & Whitney

Conversations in the Boardroom – Due Diligence & Keys to Long-Term Growth in the Boardroom

Speakers: Brendan Sheehan - Managing Director at Rivel Research Group, Candace Duncan - Retired Partner at KPMG

Conversations in the Boardroom – Importance of Your Brand for Board Service

Speaker: Sheila Ronning - CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom

Conversations in the Boardroom – Establishing Your Brand Platform

Speakers: Brendan Sheehan - Managing Director at Rivel Research Group, Adam Friedman - Principal of Adam Friedman Associates, LLC, Shelli Ryan - CEO of Ad Hoc Communication Resources, Tracey Riese - President of TG Riese

Conversations in the Boardroom – Communication with the Stakeholder Group; Skill-Set Needed for the Compensation Committee

Speakers: Cynthia Fornelli - Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality, Patricia McGowan - Partner with Venable LLP, Jan Molino - Managing Partner at Aspire Ascend

Conversations in the Boardroom – Communication with the Stakeholder Group; Skill-Set Needed for the Compensation Committee

Speakers: Brendan Sheehan - Principal at Global Governance Advisors , Ty Francis, Publisher - NYSE Governance Services at the New York Stock Exchange,

The Path to Board Service: Expert Advice on How to Navigate

Speakers: Bonnie Hill, Ed.D. - President of B. Hill Enterprises, LLC, Sheila Ronning - CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom

Conversations in the Boardroom – Variety of Boardroom Topics for Experienced & Aspiring Directors

Speakers: Stuart Levine - Chairman & CEO of Stuart Levine & Associates LLC, Angela Brock-Kyle - Founder & CEO of B.O.A.R.D.S., Orville G. Aarons - President of O. Aarons & Company , Sheila Ronning - CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom

Wise Women Rise to the Top

Speaker: Edie Weiner - President of Weiner, Edrich, Brown, Inc.

Becoming a Boardroom Star: What Executives Should Know About Working with Their Boards

Speaker: Beverly Behan - President of Board Advisor, LLC

Winning the Tiebreaker Interview: Surviving the Final Cut

Speaker: Steve Harrison - Chairman, Lee Hecht Harrison

Activist Investors & Boards – An Invaluable Dynamic in Corporate Governance & Strategy

Speakers: Sharon Egilinsky, Matthew Patsky, Lynda Davey, Patricia Lenkov, Jey Tiourchi, Kathleen Fisher, Steven Khadavi, Ian Haft

Cyber Security: Lessons Learned That All Board Directors Should Know

Speakers: Mary Galligan, Barb Stinnett, Holly Morris, Donika Pentcheva, Amy Kroll

Is Corporate Board Service for You? (Session 2)

Speakers: Sheila Ronning - CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom, Stephanie Allen - Partner of The AthenA Group, Teresa Taylor - Former COO of Century Link

Is Corporate Board Service for You? (Session 1)

Speakers: Sheila Ronning - CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom, Colleen Abdoulah - Chairwoman of the Board at WOW! Internet Cable & Phone, John Kelley - CEO of Cerescan

Lessons in Data Security: What All Board Directors Should Know

Speakers: Linn Freedman, Jim Finkle

The Five Most Effective Marketing Strategies to a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

Speaker: Amy Cole - the Connection Expert at Amy Cole Connect

The Path to Board Service: Expert Advice on How to Navigate

Speakers: Edie Fraser, Henry Stoever

Five Deadly Sins of Serving: Lessons Learned from Serving on Seven Corporate Boards

Speaker: Cora Tellez - President & CEO of Sterling HSA

Navigating Boardroom Dynamics

Speaker: Sandra Davis, Ph.D., L.P. - Chair & Founder of MDA Leadership Consulting

Gender Intelligence: The 7 Pitfalls Women Make

Speaker: Jill Beresford - Senior Associate at Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc.

So You Want to be a Corporate Board Director

Speaker: William Brown - SVP & USA Practice Leader of the International Center for Executive Options at Lee Hecht Harrison

Six Years After the Economic Crisis of 2008: Lessons Learned Across Industry & the Impact on Conversations in the Boardroom

Speakers: Mary Ann Cloyd, William Langford, Sarah Dahlgren, Andy Blocker , Sherry Smith, Nadia Damouni, Sharon Egilinsky

Preparing to Take Your Place at the Table

Speaker: Beth Newburger - President & CEO of Epoch Communications

New to the Table: The Story of One Corporate Director’s First Years

Speaker: Charlotte Sibley - President of Sibley Associates

How Men and Women Lead: Different Strengths, Different Approaches

Speakers: JC Heinen, Tricia Naddaff

How to Achieve Your Full Potential in Your Career and in the Boardroom

Speaker: Lee Hecht Harrison Executive Coaches

Deciphering the Gender Code: He Said,She Said

Speaker: Maria Gamb - Executive Coach & Business Consultant for NMS Communications LLC

A forum of women board directors sharing insight into directors’ roles, selection process, and key career path actions.

Speakers: Karen Bohn, Leslie Frecon, Cheri Beranek, Ann Senn

A forum of board directors sharing insight into directors’ roles, selection process, and key career path actions.

Speakers: Alexis Glick - CEO of GENYOUth Foundation, Ruby Chandy - President of Industrial Business at Pall Corporation, Vikki Pryor - Principal at Change Create Transform, Dale E. Jones - Principal at Change Create Transform; Dale E. Jones, the President of Diversified Search, Lisa Stone - Principal in the Senior Investment Advisor Group at Bernstein Global Wealth Management

Why Relationships are the Most Important Ingredient to Success

Speaker: Susan McPherson - Senior VP & Director of Global Marketing for Fenton

Become a Thought Leader

Speaker: Marcia Nelson - Practice Growth Manager at Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLP

Building a Personal Brand

Speaker: Kathie De Chirico - COO & Executive VP of Business Development for Robin Baron Design Group

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Matters and How to Develop It

Speaker: Adeline Horner Neubert - Owner & Principal of Plus Coaching

The Three E’s of Authentic Leadership: Engagement, Empowerment & Execution

Speaker: Kathie De Chirico - COO & Executive VP of Business Development for Robin Baron Design Group

Developing Your Inner Leader in Today’s Challenging Business Environment

Speaker: Doug Baker - Founder & President of True North Groups Institute

NYC Signature Event

Speakers: Cathleen Black - Publishing and Media Executive, Betsy Bernard - CEO and Public Speaker, Hope Taitz - Managing Partner of ELY Advisors, Kelly Hoey - Founder of Women Innovate Mobile

How to Network

Speakers: Dee Thibodeau - CEO of Charter Solutions , Beth Kieffer Leonard - Managing Partner at Lurie, Besikof

Board Essentials

Speaker: Susan Engel - CEO of Portero Luxury

Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident and Productive when the Pressure’s On

Speaker: Sharon Melnick, Ph.D.

Social Media

Speaker: Kelly Hoey - Founder of Women Innovate Mobile

When Stuff Happens: How to Bounce Back from Career Missteps, Mistakes & Misunderstandings

Speakers: Jessica Kleiman - co-authors of “Be Your Own Best Publicist: How to Use PR Techniques to Get Noticed, Hired and Rewarded at Work”, Meryl Weinsaft Cooper - co-authors of “Be Your Own Best Publicist: How to Use PR Techniques to Get Noticed, Hired and Rewarded at Work”

Confident Power Talk for Women: It’s Not What You Say But How You Say It

Speaker: Elena Rand Kaspi - Founder of LawScope Coaching

Twin Cities Signature Event

Speakers: Shirley Weis - CAO & VP of Mayo Clinic, Kaye O’Leary - Founding Partner of Tevera Consulting, Karen Grandstrand - Partner at Fredrikson & Byron, Beth Kieffer Leonard - Managing Partner of Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP

Woman Power in the Boardroom & the C‐Suite

Speakers: Alice Krause - Founder of NewsonWomen.com, Kelly Hoey - Co‐Founder of Women Innovate Mobile

Improve Your Communication Skills

Speaker: John Baker - Founder of READY Thinking

The Art of Marketing Yourself: Personal Branding & Power Dressing

Speaker: Gurjot Sidhu - CEO & Creative Director at Gurjot New York

Increase Your Legal Knowledge About Corporate Boards

Speaker: LouAnn Layton - Managing Director for Marsh

Critical Thinking: Cultivating a Mindset of Success

Speaker: Carol Morley & Dana Galin - Co-Founders of Defineum

How to Build & Use Your Network

Speaker: Andrea Nierenberg - President of The Nierenberg Consulting Group

How to Transition from Management into the Boardroom

Speakers: Teresa Taylor - CEO of Blue Valley Advisors, LLC , Deborah Friedman - Head of the Corporate Department at Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP.

Planning Your Career to Create More Opportunities

Speakers: Kelly Hoey - Founder of Women Innovate Mobile, Eileen Naughton - Managing Director at Google as moderator

Executive Presence: Behaving & Performing as a Leader

Speaker: Julie Jansen - Business Consultant, Coach & Speaker

Age Does Play a Role in the Boardroom

Speakers: Angela Larson - President & Founder of Larson Pharma Consult, LLC & Chief Storyteller of Fierce Fun Toys, LLC , Elmira Bayrasli - Contributor to Forbes, as the moderator

What it Means to Be on a Corporate Board & What You Need to Do to Get There

Speakers: Suzanne Hopgood - President & CEO of The Hopgood Group, LLC., Amy Resnick - Editor, IFR Americas at Thomson Reuters as moderator