Nevertheless, She Persisted: Challenges & Opportunities on Your Board Journey | Women in the Boardroom

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: Challenges & Opportunities on Your Board Journey

In March 2017, we surveyed 500+ senior-level executive women about their personal board journeys so we could better understand where and how we can help. We heard their stories, studied their insights and analyzed the data to uncover the major challenges & opportunities for women on their path to the corporate boardroom. During this webinar, we will address the top 10, along with how we can help you face these challenges & master these opportunities. A few that we will cover include:

  • Why male networks still dominate board searches & what tactics you can employ to build your own network
  • Why the case for gender diversity in the boardroom still needs to be made & how to address this
  • How imposter syndrome deters women & how to combat it
  • Where the opportunities will continue to increase & how to capitalize
  • Why strategic networking works & how to do it


Sheila Ronning

Date & Time

June 13, 2017
12:00 PM ET


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About the Speaker

Sheila Ronning

CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom

Leadership & networking expert and board strategist, Sheila Ronning is a trailblazer in working towards gender equality in the boardroom. In 2002 she founded Women in the Boardroom with a revolutionary vision to create an environment where women could assist other women in achieving their leadership and corporate board service goals. In less than 15 years, she has scaled Women in the Boardroom from concept to membership organization with global reach across multiple industries, and influence in private and public boardrooms, including Fortune 100 companies.

Sheila has built an impressive track record in connecting influential female executives with the people and tools they need to succeed in business and the boardroom. She uses her powerful network to help women achieve their goals of obtaining board membership, sharing more than 125 board openings with Women in the Boardroom VIPs. Sheila’s accolades and accomplishments include a spot on the prestigious “40 Under Forty,” membership of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Insider network, and with features in Washington Post, ForbesWoman and WSJ. A subject matter expert on board diversity and leadership, Sheila is also a sought-after speaker who, with characteristic candor, advises women to always “show up, stand up and speak up.”

Click here for Sheila Ronning’s speaker packet, connect with her on LinkedIn and follow her on Twitter.

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