April 19, 2023
COURTESY POSTING: Mentor Walks
A walk & talk program that helps career women build connections and receive career guidance from senior women in the city.
April 13, 2023
COURTESY POSTING: Calgary Influential Women In Business Awards 2023
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 6, 2023
COURTESSY POSTING: The Only One in the Room
Let’s get unladylike and talk about the challenges of creating truly diverse boards and the trials and tribulations of being the first diverse candidate on a board!
February 13, 2023
Effective Year-End Governance for Boards and Executives (Edmonton)
There are rising expectations for Canadian Boards’ governance, and the end of the year Board cycle is a good time to evaluate the effectiveness of Board oversight and alignment to strategic futures.
January 30, 2023
Effective Year-End Governance for Boards and Executives
There are rising expectations for Canadian Board governance, and end of the year Board cycle is a good time to evaluate the effectiveness of Board oversight and alignment to strategic futures.
November 28, 2022
The Power of Board Ready Women
Board Ready Women is expanding its network and services to “board-ready” women across Alberta. This is an introductory session for Edmonton highlighting who we are and how we can help place more women on Boards. We are also taking this opportunity to showcase local Board talent to inspire and encourage women to participate in our efforts to increase diversification of Boards.
October 18, 2022
The Boards Role in Sustainability
Board directors everywhere are trying to address the new challenges that environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities present to them. One of the largest is monitoring and measuring performance as it relates to climate change. With new climate-related disclosure regulations and laws rapidly approaching in the US (SEC), Europe and other countries, board directors must learn, and quickly, how and what to measure and track to avoid accusations of greenwashing.
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....