March – December 2021

Path to the Boardroom™

Planning to serve on a board in five-ten years? Spend 2.5 hours with experienced Directors to customize your Path to the Boardroom and strategically build your network.

Our online and interactive Path to the Boardroom Workshop is an ideal program if you are in your mid-career and looking to increase your visibility as a future aspiring board candidate and want to explore whether corporate boards are right for you.

Path to the Boardroom provides you with the strategic tools to outline your boardroom journey in advance. During the session you will identify your current expertise, your unique value-add career experience, and what skills you need to best position yourself for boardroom opportunities.

What you'll learn

Workshop agenda

What You'll Learn

Workshops take place once a month beginning March 2-December 14. Experienced director coaches will lead the two- and a half-hour session.

BOARD BASICS: What boards do and who serves on boards

  • Identifying the differences between board types
  • What boards and board committees do
  • What skills and experiences boards search for

CRAFTING YOUR PATH​: Small interactive groups with board experts​

  • Identifying your value-added experience
  • Skills required to enhance your profile
  • Mapping out your current and future industry visibility

Putting your path into practice: Increasing your visibility

  • Strategic networking
  • Specific techniques for greater visibility
  • How to become known for certain expertise
  • Putting your plan in place


Our Workshop Leaders

Stephanie Sonnabend


Co-Founder, Chair of the Board

Peggy Turner

Vice President – Lexus Guest Retention/ Executive Advisor Social Innovation, Toyota Motors North America, Inc.

Malli Gero

Co-Founder and Vice Chair of 50/50 Women on Boards

What afternoon works best for you?

Every workshop meets once a month, for 2.5 hours.

Who benefits from this course?

Mid-career executives preparing to seek their first private or public board position in a few years, building expertise in finance, operations, technology, human resources, global or digital marketing, or compliance. Attorneys, military officers, business school deans/professors or executives with other value-add career experience for boards will also benefit from participation.

How does Path to the Boardroom differ from Get on Board! Workshops?

Creating your Path pays off! Women who begin building their visibility and networks duringtheir early and mid-year careers have a better chance of securing a corporate board seat later. Many senior-level women tell us, “Wow if I had only known these techniques 20 years ago, I’d be on a board by now!”

Path to the Boardroom

Get on board! workshops

"Excellent information and background on how REAL women secure board seats.”
“Great opportunity to network with AMAZINGLY TALENTED and accomplished women leaders.”
“I gained so much knowledge from these workshops and the number of participants was perfect to allow for personal interaction and engagement.”
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