A Woman’s Guide to Achieving Corporate Board Service

business-woman-meeting-SHELIA RONNINGThe journey to the boardroom can, at times, be an overwhelming undertaking filled with questions about what to expect, how to prepare, and how to be an effective board member.

During this Master Class led by Women in the Boardroom CEO & Founder Sheila Ronning, you will get answers to burning boardroom questions, including:

  • What are the four main types of boards?
  • What are the responsibilities of a board director?
  • What are the risks of serving on a board?
  • Why pursue board service?
  • What is the time commitment and compensation for board service?

If you would like to serve on a corporate board, this Master Class is designed to help you uncover if it’s for you, and where to start. Listen to the recording and see where you fit in.

Here is what some attendees of the live event had to say:

“Service on Boards can be a business by itself.”

“It’s not just about WOMEN getting on boards. Presenter shares obvious experience, and it especially showed in the Q&A. She’s level-headed.”

“I don’t think others, especially women, would have thought of this.”

“I think it is a good way to start. I wish I would have had this two years ago!”

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Sheila Ronning

Sheila Ronning

Long before women on boards was a hot topic, Sheila Ronning believed in women’s ability to serve on corporate boards strongly enough to become the Founder & CEO of Women in the Boardroom.

Today, as one of the nation’s top leadership and board service experts, Sheila excels at connecting influential women executives and professionals with the people and tools they need to succeed in business and the boardroom by organizing executive and board coaching sessions, seminars and webinars.

Sheila has built a strong track record over the years. Before founding Women in the Boardroom in 2002, she garnered more than 10 years of strategic marketing, sales management, and operations leadership experience with companies that range from Fortune 500 leaders to visionary start-ups.

Sheila has received the Enterprising Woman of the Year Award from Enterprising Women magazine. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, ForbesWoman, Star Tribune, The Pioneer Press, and Chicago Sun-Times. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named Sheila in their prestigious “40 Under Forty” list for her entrepreneurial dynamism and reputation as a networking expert.

Sheila is a regular speaker on topics ranging from women on boards to excelling as a female leader. Sheila has recently participated in speaking engagements at NewsCorp, LPL Financial, Time Warner and L’Oreal.

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William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. 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.

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