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.

2022 Past Events:

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

Upcoming Events:

Trends in Executive Compensation and Governance: What Should Boards Be Thinking?
June 16, 2022 | 12:00-1:00pm EST
Sponsored by: Southlea Group

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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:

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

2020 Past Events:

ESG and the Role of the Board: Blog Part 1 | Blog Part 2
Tips on Getting Board Ready
Audit Committee Perspective on Cyber Issues
The New Reality of Payments Modernization and Risk
Is the Board Helping the Business Keep Pace?

Past Events:

#IWD2022 BMO Celebrating Women on Boards

Sponsored by: BMO

2022 Honourees

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