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#BoardDiversity Matters: Agents of Change – Judith Athaide

By |September 28th, 2022|Member Showcase|

Women Get On Board Inc. (WGOB) is a member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women on corporate boards. This is the fourth WGOB member showcase on #BoardDiversityMatters - Agents of Change, our series that profiles our WGOB members who are taking exemplary actions to champion board diversity. Corporate director Judith Athaide still thinks about a girl scout activity from back when she was a child. It was a relatively simple game. Each girl was given a list of twenty survival items, and she was to select the ten that were most necessary to survive [...]

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102, 2023

WGOB Speaker Series: Linking ESG Priorities and Incentives

By |February 1st, 2023|Event Blog|

Women Get On Board Inc. (WGOB) is a member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards.

On January 26, WGOB hosted the first part of their virtual WGOB Speaker Series on Stakeholder Incentives & Director Compensation Trends for 2023, sponsored by Southlea Group. In an engaging fireside chat, compensation experts from Southlea Group discussed the growing trend of linking ESG priorities and incentives to compensation.

To begin the event, Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, GCB.D, CCB.D, Corporate Director and WGOB Founder and CEO, introduced the speakers:

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The Global Risks Report 2023

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The Global Risks Report 2023 presents the results of the World Economic Forums’s latest Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) to outline the major risk issues and trends that leaders will face in the coming years.

Considered one of the leading sources of information on the current and emerging risk environment, the latest Global Risks Report explores four risk themes for 2023, and examines key shifts and trends in the converging risk landscape.

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Anne-Marie Vanier, Board Director at Gore Mutual Insurance and LawPRO Independent Director and Consulting Actuary of AMVanier Consulting

As I continue to work with the organization (WGOB), I can share with you this is an amazing firm with specially skilled professionals who are devoted to its membership and ensuring that they provide the resources to help foster the excellence of board governance. Deborah, her team, and her panel of subject matter expert presenters take great responsibility in delivering content that is timely and relevant.

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Terrific Women Get On Board workshop, with 20 executive leaders. Packed with practical, actionable insights. Networking off the charts! Session facilitated by Deborah Rosati FCPA, FCA, ICD.D & Kelly McDougald, Corporate Director in Residence. A good morning investment. Consider becoming a member if you are a Woman seeking BOD/BOG appointments.

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I am excited and honoured for my appointment to Chair of the Board for OPG. Although I possessed the requisite experience and skills for my board positions, WGOB facilitated the expansion of my network and broadened my opportunities.

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