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  • Adriana Urtasun – Feeding Canadian Kids
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  • Lee Bennett – March of Dimes
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  • Leah L. Carey – Saltire Foundation Canada (SFC)
  • Sharon Squire – Chair – The Royal Mental Health Centre
  • Rachel Huckle – The Northwest Company Inc. (TSX: NWC)
  • Lara Zink – Special Olympics Canada
  • Beth Tyndall – Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

  • Nadia Martel – Evol
  • Evelyn Foo – Olive Resources Capital Inc. (CVE: OC)
  • Iris Almeida-Côté – College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents
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2809, 2022

#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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2809, 2022

Women in Business Leadership Boost ESG Performance

By |September 28th, 2022|Publications|

In this article from IFC, authors Alexandre Di Miceli and Angela Donaggio explore the existing research linking a higher proportion of women in business leadership to overall company performance. Not only do they identify substantial evidence connecting increased gender diversity at the top with enhanced environmental, social, and governance standards, but they identify equally strong evidence connecting better ESG with stronger corporate performance.

Read the full article here: Women in Business Leadership Boost ESG Performance

2809, 2022

The Bruce Singer Podcast ft. WGOB Founder and CEO Deborah Rosati

By |September 28th, 2022|Podcasts|

On the Bruce Singer Podcast, Canadian entrepreneur Bruce Singer is joined by leading entrepreneurs, influencers, CEOs, CFOs and change-makers who share their insights and experiences with a focus on the Canadian landscape. WGOB Founder & CEO Deborah Rosati joined Bruce on his podcast to speak about elevating your board leadership, inclusion, board trends and women serving on boards.

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Testimonials

I have greatly appreciated WGOB as I have transitioned my career to board work. WGOB continues to be a source of great information and provides a sense of community.

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.

Bonnie Chwartacki, Corporate Board Director | Executive Leader

I have appreciated the ongoing support of Deborah since joining WGOB. The events/programs and networking opportunities offered are very beneficial.

Shari Mogk-Edwards, Founder, Shari’s Picks Consulting

This [shortlist report] is a first class package, process and outcome! The results exceeded expectations as we have sourced our last two board members, not to mention a roster of first class candidates, through WGOB — so thank you!

George Horhota, B.A., J.D.,ICD.D. , Co-Founder at The Brockton - Cowork Management Services

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.

Gail Johnson Morris, MBA, DBA, Board of Governors, Durham College

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.

Wendy Kei, CPA, CA, ICD.D, Chair of the Board for Ontario Power Generation Department of Audit Committee at Transport Canada - Transports Canada
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