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Sep 25, 2015, 01:05 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...


Jul 27, 2015, 11:00 ET 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 inspire us...


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 women...


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 companies...


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 its 2015...


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 Susan ...


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 more global....


Aug 06, 2014, 02:15 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 Susan...


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 best to...


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 three...


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 than 250 women corporate board directors from all over ...


Apr 22, 2014, 12:30 ET Elite Group of Global Women in Business to Convene at WomenCorporateDirectors Global Institute

Many of the world's top women corporate board chairs, directors, and CEOs will convene in New York City May 14-15 for the WomenCorporateDirectors...


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 its 2014 ...


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 serve board...


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 community of more...


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 resulting...


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 Commission...


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 directors from all over...


Apr 17, 2013, 03:20 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 City at...


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...