Sheila Ronning: Women in the Boardroom

Women still hold only 19 percent of US board seats. What could change that?

Sheila Ronning, CEO and Founder of Women in the Boardroom and a nationally recognized authority on board service, met recently with ExecuNet CMO Tony Vlahos to discuss how women can plan and advance their path to the boardroom.

  • (0:40) It’s still really the “old boys” network
  • (1:50) Are US companies promoting enough talented women?
  • (2:15) The trouble with board quotas
  • (3:23) What makes a woman a strong board candidate?
  • (4:29) The confidence factor
  • (6:26) How networking increases women’s success rate
  • (7:39) About Women in the Boardroom


William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Associate Director of Content Marketing, where he develops engaging job search, career path, and leadership insight to build ExecuNet's brand recognition as the leader in senior-level executive job search and all matters career.

He delivers executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand, amplifying the power of ExecuNet's expert voices and shaping the content strategy.

Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework. It is his training as an educator which allows Will to take complex ideas and make them simple for busy executives to understand and to execute.

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