Events
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.
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A big thank you to our panelists, Kristina Williams, Bernie Kollman, and Phyllis Clark, for sharing your valuable experience and learnings about your Board journey and for taking the time to meet with all these board-aspired women in Edmonton!

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.
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A huge thanks to Helle Bank Jørgensen, CEO of Competent Boards, for a captivating discussion on the topic of Board’s Role in Sustainability. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and insights with our Board Ready Women network and, most importantly, for sharing your precious time. We were thrilled to have you in Calgary for such a great workshop! Thank you to everyone who attended for your participation, we hope you enjoyed our workshop and learned more about this topic.

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.
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A huge thanks to our wonderful panelists Martine Irman, Michelle Edkins and Hilary Foulkes, for a very open, insightful discussion on the topic of Culture in the Boardroom. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences and insights, and most importantly, for sharing your precious time. We were thrilled to have such a great panel! A special thank you to our generous sponsor McCarthy Tétrault Calgary for hosting another event for us!

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.