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Jan 29, 2015, 10:00 ET 10 Board Trends for 2015

"As corporate boards kick off the year in a generally positive global economic climate, directors can think more strategically about growth," says...


Jan 12, 2015, 10:40 ET New Book Reveals Secrets for Women Seeking Corporate Board Membership

Many women executives who are seeking to get onto a public or private company board are going about it in the wrong way, say Nancy Calderon and...


Oct 07, 2014, 10:43 ET Megacities and the Boardroom Agenda

The rise of megacities – cities with over 10 million in population – has emerged as a key concern for boardrooms as companies become...


Aug 06, 2014, 14:15 ET 8 Ways Corporate Boards Are Changing How They Think

 "Boards are grappling with understanding shifts not only in the digital arena, but also in the very human dimension of what they do," says...


Jun 10, 2014, 10:00 ET WomenCorporateDirectors Launches Family Business Council

 As family-owned and private businesses fill a critical role in economies around the world, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is exploring how...


May 15, 2014, 11:10 ET WomenCorporateDirectors Opens Global Institute with New Thought Leadership Council and Recognition of Visionary Award Winners

The WomenCorporateDirectors Global Institute opened this week in New York, launching the new WCD Thought Leadership Council (TLC) and honoring...


May 07, 2014, 10:15 ET Media Alert: Women Corporate Directors to Convene at Global Institute in New York, May 14-15

What:        WomenCorporateDirectors hosts its fourth annual Global Institute, bringing together more...


May 06, 2014, 10:00 ET Breakthrough Report on Executive Pay Launches New WomenCorporateDirectors Thought Leadership Council

 Representing a new level in critical examination of key boardroom issues, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) has formed the WCD Thought Leadership...


Feb 13, 2014, 10:30 ET RBC, KeyCorp Chair & CEO Beth Mooney, Abbott, and Sodexo Group Tapped as 2014 WomenCorporateDirectors Visionary Awards Winners

 Honoring companies and CEOs who are advancing better corporate governance across the globe, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is recognizing for...


Feb 11, 2014, 11:00 ET Spencer Stuart, WomenCorporateDirectors Form Strategic Partnership in North America

 Spencer Stuart and WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) have forged a new strategic partnership for North America – creating an alliance to...


Oct 22, 2013, 12:15 ET Women Corporate Directors in the Middle East: New Trends Include the Private Sector Moving Board Diversity Forward

"Women as change agents are driving corporate governance and diversity in the Middle East," says WomenCorporateDirectors CEO, co-founder, and...


Oct 09, 2013, 10:30 ET The $8 Trillion Voice of WomenCorporateDirectors

 How much influence do women board directors really wield worldwide? Nearly $8 trillion. WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) – a global...


Jul 16, 2013, 10:30 ET What Boards Need to Know About Technology

 "Tech continues to be a game changer for all industries – it's not something new. But what is new is the velocity of change and the...


May 02, 2013, 08:30 ET 14-Point Roadmap for "Improving Diverse Representation in the Boardroom" -- from the WomenCorporateDirectors Global Nominating Commission

Answering calls for specific steps to boost women's representation on boards worldwide, WomenCorporateDirectors and its Global Nominating...


Apr 24, 2013, 10:00 ET Media Alert: 250 of the World's Most Powerful Women Corporate Directors Meet at WCD Global Institute and Visionary Awards

What: WomenCorporateDirectors hosts its third annual Global Institute, bringing together more than 250 women corporate board...


Apr 17, 2013, 15:20 ET 250 of the World's Most Powerful Women Corporate Directors Meet at WCD Global Institute

 On May 1-2, 2013, more than 250 of the world's most powerful corporate businesswomen and board directors will meet in New York...


Apr 03, 2013, 11:00 ET WomenCorporateDirectors Taps Unilever, former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino, IBM, and SC Johnson as 2013 WCD Visionary Awards Winners

As investors and regulators place greater demands on corporations to improve their governance, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is recognizing those...


Dec 11, 2012, 10:00 ET Global Nominating Commission Launches Campaign to Raise Number of Women on Boards Worldwide

 Announced at the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Global Institute this spring, the WCD Global Nominating Commission has launched a series of...


Jun 26, 2012, 15:05 ET WomenCorporateDirectors Co-founder, Susan Stautberg, Statement on Facebook and Sheryl Sandberg: "A Role Model for Women Around the Globe"

 "The addition of Sheryl Sandberg as a Facebook director will not only bring diversity of thought and gender to the board, but also provides a...


Jun 20, 2012, 10:30 ET Questions Every Board Director Needs to Ask about Technology

 Big data, cyber security, gaming apps, Twitter – these and other technology developments are no longer just the province of IT...


May 02, 2012, 09:31 ET WomenCorporateDirectors Launches Global Nominating Commission to Increase Diversity in Director Slates

 Recognizing the need for greater diversity on corporate boards – from the Fortune 500 to the FTSE 100 and beyond –...


Apr 25, 2012, 09:33 ET Media Alert: 225 of the World's Most Powerful Women Corporate Directors Meet at WCD Global Summit and Visionary Awards

What: WomenCorporateDirectors hosts its second annual Global Institute, bringing together more than 225 women corporate board directors from all...


Feb 29, 2012, 10:34 ET WomenCorporateDirectors Takes Action during Women's History Month to Move Women into Board Seats Globally

 "Now is the time to make women's history, not just celebrate it," says WomenCorporateDirectors' co-founder Susan Stautberg,...


Aug 03, 2011, 13:00 ET Mega-Cities: Opportunities and Threats - WomenCorporateDirectors Explores Urbanization's Shifting Impact on Business

As the trend toward urbanization explodes, particularly in the emerging world, how can corporate leaders prepare themselves? What does the growth...


Jul 19, 2011, 11:21 ET Do Three or More Women on a Board Make a Difference, Asks WomenCorporateDirectors

How does having three or more women on a corporate board make a difference? Panelists at WomenCorporateDirectors' first-ever Global Institute dived...