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 inaugural WGOB Mentorship Program 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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Second Cohort Starts April 2022

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  • 1. Program Kick-Off Roundtable Session – Mentors/Mentees
    Key Learning: Master the Foundations of Board Service
    April 6, 2022 | 5:00-7:00pm ET

  • 2. Interim Session – Mentees Only
    Key Learning: Position Your Board Offer
    June 8, 2022 | 5:00-7:00pm ET
  • 3. Mid-Term Mentoring Roundtable Session – Mentors/Mentees
    Key Learning: Get Board Interviews
    September 14, 2022 | 5:00-7:00pm ET
  • 4. Networking Session – Mentees Only
    November 9, 2022 | 5:00-6:00pm ET
  • 5. Interim Session – Mentors/Mentees 
    January 11, 2023 | 5:00-7:00pm ET

  • 6. Program Completion & Key Learnings Roundtable – Mentors/Mentees
    March 8, 2023 | 5:00 -7:00pm ET


Thank you to our inaugural Women Get On Board Mentorship Program Sponsors SprottSandpiper GroupBMO Bank of Montreal and irlabs, 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.

Cohort #1


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
Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board
Corporate Director

WGOB Mentorship Program Advisory Council Members

Jennifer Laidlaw, Transformational Leader
Vinny Bhathal, Managing Director, Finance & Investments, Sprott Inc
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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