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Feb 10, 2016, 10:16 ET

WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Names 2016 Visionary Award Winners for Best Corporate Governance

Honoring companies and CEOs who are pioneering best practices in corporate governance and boardroom diversity, the WomenCorporateDirectors...

Feb 04, 2016, 15:30 ET

8 Boardroom Challenges for Companies in Asia

 "With the Asian slowdown shaking world markets and investor confidence, boards are readjusting their thinking toward the region," says Susan...

Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET

Women Corporate Board Leaders to Convene in Paris at WCD Foundation EMEA Institute

How directors can best steer their companies through a volatile geopolitical landscape and cultural discord will be the theme of the upcoming...

Dec 17, 2015, 12:32 ET

10 Questions Dominating Boardroom Agendas for 2016

"Boardrooms are facing great unpredictability and a breakdown of business models in their industries, which changes the role of directors today,"...

Nov 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Convenes Top Women Board Members at the WCD Americas Institute

 The world's largest organization of women board directors will bring together more than 130 top women board members and C-suite officers at...

Oct 28, 2015, 10:42 ET

How Are Corporate Boards Tackling New Markets and Business Models?

A new board briefing paper from the world's largest group of women corporate directors captures some of the ways companies are having to pivot to...

Sep 28, 2015, 08:30 ET

KPMG Makes Significant Contribution to WomenCorporateDirectors, World's Largest Organization of Women Corporate Board Members, Enabling It to Expand Global Resources and Become Not-for-Profit

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD), the largest global community of women corporate board directors with 3,500+ members serving on more than 7,000...

Sep 25, 2015, 13:05 ET

New WCD Survey on Role of Criticism in Boardroom: 77% of Directors Want Their Boards More Open to Debate

A new boardroom survey conducted by WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) and Bright Enterprises, Inc., an executive development firm, found that directors...

Sep 24, 2015, 10:00 ET

WomenCorporateDirectors Announces Collaboration with Diligent Corporation to Drive Smarter, More Diverse Corporate Governance

 WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD), the largest organization of women board members worldwide with more than 3,500 members in 70 global chapters,...

Jul 27, 2015, 11:00 ET
Honoring Corporate Trailblazers: 2016 WomenCorporateDirectors Visionary Awards Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations: WomenCorporateDirectors 2016 Visionary Awards

 "Visionary companies, CEOs, and board members break out of old assumptions about what works -- they not only push themselves forward, but...

Jul 16, 2015, 12:00 ET

10 Pain Points for Global Boards -- and How Directors Are Stepping Up

"Companies today face a confusing mix of trends and countertrends – making long-term strategic planning especially challenging," says Susan...

May 01, 2015, 10:20 ET

Media Alert: Top Women Business Leaders to Convene at WomenCorporateDirectors Global Institute in New York, May 5-7

What: WomenCorporateDirectors hosts its fifth annual WCD Global Institute and Visionary Awards Dinner, bringing together more than 275...

Apr 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

Top Women Board Directors and Global Business Leaders to Convene at WomenCorporateDirectors Global Institute

Boardroom hot-button issues from cybercrime to supply chain threats will lead the agenda for the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Global Institute May...

Apr 14, 2015, 10:14 ET

Women CEOs, Directors, and Shareholders of Large Family-Run Companies to Meet as Women Take Greater Control of Family Firms

As family-controlled firms wield increasing influence in the U.S. and global economies – and with women stepping into leadership of these...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:10 ET

WomenCorporateDirectors Announces Sempra Energy, Biogen Idec, L'Oreal, and Marilyn Carlson Nelson as 2015 Visionary Award Winners

 Recognizing companies and CEOs who lead their industries in corporate governance practices, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) has named as...

Mar 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

7 Secrets to Getting on a Corporate Board

"As corporate boards are opening themselves up to more diverse slates of director candidates, there is a window of opportunity for those seeking to...

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...

Jan 08, 2015, 15:29 ET

Spencer Stuart and WomenCorporateDirectors Launch Series of Initiatives to Help Bring More Women onto Boards

 Leading an effort to bring more female candidates to the attention of board nominating committees, the prominent executive search firm Spencer...

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...