Events
March 6, 2024
ACE Board Certification Program
Discover a comprehensive online program covering boardroom basics to advanced skills, including creating a winning board resume, preparing for board interviews, and understanding director compensation. Through interactive content, workbooks, and group coaching, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel as a board member.

November 30, 2023
Board Ready Women’s 5th Anniversary & Holiday Celebration
Join us for a special holiday event, celebrating five years of empowering women in Alberta and across Canada on November 30th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm (MT) at the Petroleum Club in Calgary.

November 7, 2023
COURTESY POSTING: Axis Connects Leadership Forum – Breaking Barriers, Powering Possibilities
The second annual Axis Connects Leadership Forum presented by ATB, will be hosted on November 7, 2023 at the TELUS Convention Centre Centre, and GEENA DAVIS is our keynote speaker! The forum is focused on creating a community and foundation of support and development for mid to senior-level professionals to continue their advancement into senior leadership positions and ultimately boards.

September 18, 2023
Fast-Track Your Board Career – Speed Interviews & Mentoring Workshop
We are hosting a development session that will help you prepare for your Board interviews. The objective is to gain exposure to Board recruitment experts and obtain feedback and tips on your Board CVs through live speed interviews with Board recruiters and mentors.
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Board Ready Women hosted an empowering workshop designed to assist women in their preparation for Board interviews and to get advice and confidentially discuss any topics with our BRW mentors. 23 Board recruiters from 10 highly regarded Executive Search firms from Calgary and Edmonton and 12 Board-experienced mentors, graciously volunteered their time to offer guidance and share their invaluable experience with women in our network. Read some of your comments from the event

August 2, 2023
Scovan’s IGNITE: Creating Opportunities for Board Ready Women (article)
Despite notable improvement in gender representation on boards in developed nations, Canada has yet to achieve comparable progress, with Alberta trailing even further behind. Women currently occupy only 23% of board seats for companies based in Alberta listed on the TSX Composite Index, in contrast to the national average of 24%

June 19, 2023
Compensation Accountability: The Board’s Role in Executive Compensation (Edmonton)
Boards of directors have ultimate accountability for CEO and executive performance and making executive compensation decisions, usually based on recommendations from Compensation Committees. Board compensation decisions are under increasing scrutiny to ensure that executive compensation is fair and equitable from a stakeholder perspective, especially shareholders.

June 7, 2023
COURTESY POSTING: InterGen’s Wine Wednesday with Emma May & Breanne Everett
Without a doubt, women entrepreneurs have brought fresh ideas and a unique set of skills to the business world. This has led to exceptional success, from developing new products and services to founding established companies.

May 15, 2023
Compensation Accountability: The Board’s Role in Executive and Director Compensation
Boards of directors have ultimate accountability for CEO and executive performance and making executive and director compensation decisions, usually based on recommendations from Compensation Committees. Board compensation decisions are under increasing scrutiny to ensure that executive compensation is fair and equitable from a stakeholder perspective, especially shareholders.
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What a fantastic event and a great turnout! Thank you, Linda Hohol, Scott Munn, Jennifer Koury, Heather Culbert and Catherine Samuel, for such an informative session on the topic of Compensation Accountability: The Board’s Role in Executive and Director Compensation! There were many great nuggets of information shared yesterday. We hope that everyone felt inspired and learned something new. It was wonderful to see many familiar faces and connect with new people at our post-event networking session. Thank you to our virtual attendees for joining us remotely!