This is a must-see for all aspiring corporate board members. Items covered will be all the basics including the role of board members, risk, compensation, time commitment and reasons to serve. More importantly, we will provide you with the steps you can take to get your seat at the table.
CEO & Founder, 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 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 nearly 150 board openings with Women in the Boardroom VIP Members. 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.”