WGOB Speaker Series

Women Get On Board virtual speaker series is focused on topics that are essential for boards to be more effective in their roles. An effective board is critical for companies to navigate through these turbulent times we are facing both internal and external challenges & new opportunities – from diversity & inclusion, health & safety, improving operational performance to successful engagement with regulators, shareholders and other stakeholders.

Upcoming Events:

WGOB Virtual Speaker Series:  Executive and Director Compensation Trends and Issues
June 20, 2024 | 12:00-1:00pm EST

2024 Past Events:

WGOB Virtual Speaker Series: Global Trends in Pay-for-Performance: BlogVideo

2023 Past Events:

WGOB Virtual Speaker Series: Board Diversity Matters: BlogVideo
Board Culture: Inclusive Boards: BlogVideo
Compensation Trends for 2023: Part 3: Executive Compensation Trends & Best Practices: Blog | Video
Compensation Trends for 2023: Part 2: Director Compensation in 2023: BlogVideo
Compensation Trends for 2023: Part 1 – Linking ESG & Incentives: Blog | Video

2022 Past Events:

WGOB Speaker Series: Part 3: Focus on the “G” of ESG: Blog | Video
WGOB Speaker Series: Part 2: Focus on the “S” of ESG: Blog | Video
WGOB Speaker Series: Part 1: Focus on the “E” of ESG: Blog | Video
Trends in Executive Compensation and Governance: What Should Boards Be Thinking?: Blog | Video
Courage in the Boardroom: Blog | Video
Building a Strong and Diverse Board Before You Go Public: Blog | Video
What are Independent Review Committees (IRCs): BlogVideo

2021 Past Events:

Purpose Led Companies – The Role of the Board?: Whitepaper | Video
Getting Climate Change on the Board Agenda: Directors Share Their Strategies: Blog | Video
The Great Chair: Blog | Video
Are You Ready for Public Service Boards?: Blog | Video
Executive & Director Compensation Beyond COVID-19: Blog | Video

2020 Past Events:

The Strategic Power of ESG: What Boards Can and Must Do: Whitepaper
How to Build Diverse and Inclusive Boards: Blog
How to Successfully Evaluate Your Board and its Directors: Blog

National Strategic Partner Events

Our National Strategic Partner Events empower women on their journey to corporate boards by sharing lessons learned and providing a forum to connect with our community.

We’d like to thank our National Strategic partners for supporting our WGOB events, along with our expert speakers:

Upcoming Events:

Board Diversity: It Makes Good Business Sense
June 25, 2024 | 4:30-7:00pm PDT
In-person, Vancouver

2023 Past Events:

Allyship: How to be an ally, build allies and promote a culture of allyship: Video
BMO Celebrating Women On Boards: IWD Virtual Event: Video

2022 Past Events:

How to Engage your Network to Identify Board Opportunities: Video

2021 Past Events:

Shareholder Activism: What Independent Directors Need to Know: Blog | Video
Elevating Your Board Effectiveness: Blog | Video
Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee Matters: Blog | Video
The Innovation Agenda: Governing with a Digital-First Mindset: Blog | Video
BMO Celebrating Women On Boards: IWD Virtual Event: Video

Photography & Video:

Events may be photographed and may be videotaped. If you have any concerns or questions please contact us at connect@womengetonboard.ca. The resulting images may be used in Women Get On Board advertisements including print and digital, electronic communications including event announcements, emails and on Women Get On Board’s social media channels.