Events
May 17, 2022
COURTESSY POSTING: Positioning Yourself to Sit on a Board: Board Ready Women
Ever thought about serving on a board? Maybe you are interested in serving on a not-for-profit board; to give back, develop new skills, build your network, or better understand what it takes to run a successful organization. Perhaps you are interested in positioning yourself and your career for for-profit boards, where you can utilize your technical and strategic skills, build connections, broaden your horizons, and continue to contribute later into your career and retirement....

May 16, 2022
Culture in the Boardroom
Different organizations have different boardroom cultures, which can influence decision-making and the overall company culture. Understanding underlying culture – those unwritten, often even unspoken norms upon which all else is built – is essential to governance success.

April 27, 2022
COURTESY POSTING: Calgary Influential Women In Business Awards 2022
CIWB Awards recognize the incredible business leaders advancing women and diverse professionals in Calgary. Honourees are chosen based on their professional accomplishments, influence and business community involvement. The CIWB Awards recognizes five outstanding female business leaders and one male champion for women in Calgary and celebrates their accomplishments.

March 8, 2022
COLLABORATION: Women’s Energy Council Podcast with Heather Culbert, Co-founder of Board Ready Women
Our Board Ready Women (Women On Boards) co-founder and Board Chair, Heather Culbert, is featured on this month's Women's Energy Council #podcast #interview as she discusses her career journey and the vital role of building trust and strong relationships. Heather advises #networking is the most crucial step in the #career toward Board positions.

January 26, 2022
Shareholder Activism on the rise: What Boards need to know
Hear it from the experts Ian Robertson, Dawn Farrell and Robert Richardson on the topic of Shareholder Activism moderated by Sippy Chhina. Our panelists will share their experience on the best practices to consider for preparations, strategic considerations and response.
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A big thank you to our fantastic panelists for sharing their experiences, their insights, and most importantly, for sharing their precious time. It was an excellent in-depth and practical discussion, with lots of nuggets of wisdom that only come from real-life experience. Thank you to all of you who attended for your comments and questions! We appreciate everyone’s participation!

November 23, 2021
WATCH THE EVENT RECORDING: Mustering the Nerve to Lead: An intimate discussion with Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera
As the first female presidents of two of Canada's largest and most respected research universities and directors of some of the nation's largest market cap companies, Martha and Indira offer candid and insightful...
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A tremendous thank you to our panelists Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera for sharing their insights, experiences and practical, authentic guidance. Good luck and congratulations on your book!

October 19, 2021
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: A Networking Opportunity and Panel with the Canadian Pacific Board of Directors
An interesting opportunity for members of our community in IWF and Board Ready Women to meet and chat about the dynamics of Board work in one of the oldest companies in Canada, CP Rail.

October 13, 2021
What does it take to be a valued and effective Board member?
ONLINE WEBINAR: Join us for an exceptional opportunity to hear from 3 highly experienced Board Members and their insights on how to be an effective Board member. Our panelists will provide actionable advice that will benefit all Board members - NFP, Crown, Public and Private.
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What a great afternoon conversation with our panelists Heather Culbert, Elizabeth Cannon and Joan Hertz!  We cannot thank you enough for joining us and sharing your experience with our Board Ready Women Network! Thank you everyone who attended our event for your insightful questions and comments.