WGOB Mentorship Program

Since our founding in 2015, WGOB has seen the power of mentorship affect meaningful, real-world change when it comes to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom. That’s why we launched our WGOB Mentorship Program in 2021 to promote women leaders and accelerate their corporate board journeys.

The WGOB Mentorship Program will match aspiring women corporate directors (Mentees) with accomplished leading and serving women corporate directors (Mentors) to elevate their board effectiveness and advance their board journey to a corporate board seat. The program will provide Guided Mentoring and incorporates key learnings from Deborah Rosati’s 2021 published e-book How to Get Yourself On a Board and Peer-to-Peer Networking for the Mentees.


CDN $3,60000+ HST


CDN $4,00000+ HST
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Upon the completion of this program, participants will receive verifiable digital credentials (via Credly) that can be shared anywhere.

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  • 1. Program Kick-Off Roundtable Session – Mentors/Mentees
    Key Learning: Master the Foundations of Board Service

  • 2. Interim Session – Mentees Only
    Key Learning: Position Your Board Offer

  • 3. Mid-Term Mentoring Roundtable Session – Mentors/Mentees
    Key Learning: Get Board Interviews

  • 4. Networking Session – Mentees Only

  • 5. Interim Session – Mentors/Mentees 
    Key Learning: Ace Your Board Interview

  • 6. Program Completion & Key Learnings Roundtable – Mentors/Mentees


Thank you to our current Women Get On Board Mentorship Program Sponsors SprottSandpiper Groupirlabs, Stanton Chase, Massey Henry, and First Nations Financial Management Board who are committed to advancing the next generation of women corporate directors.

Sponsorship levels are based on the WGOB corporate pillars: to connect, promote and empower women to corporate boards.

If you are interested in sponsoring our WGOB Mentorship Program – please email us at connect@womengetonboard.ca


We are proud to reveal our WGOB Mentorship Program Mentees

The Mentee cohort comprises accomplished women who have more than ten years of senior management experience. Mentees registered for this program have aspirations to lead and serve on a corporate board.


We would like to thank our WGOB Mentorship Program Mentors

The WGOB Mentors comprise a diverse group of leading and serving women corporate directors in Canada committed to advancing board diversity. They will support our WGOB mandate to connect, promote and empower women to corporate boards.


Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, GCB.D, CCB.D
Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board
Corporate Director

Executive in Residence

Sharon Castelino, MBA, LLM, ICD.D
Executive-in-Residence, Women Get On Board Inc.

WGOB Mentorship Program Advisory Council Members

Jennifer Laidlaw, Transformational Leader
Vinny Bhathal, Managing Partner, Chief Controller, Sprott Inc., Chief Financial Officer, SAM LP
Lori-Ann Beausoleil, Board member, Audit Committee Chair, Retired PWC Partner
Alyssa Barry, Principal & Co-founder of irlabs
Beth Tyndall, Chief People Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Cheryl Fullerton, EVP People and Communications, Corus Entertainment
Janis Duncan, Founder, More Than An Occasion

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