On December 13, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, Elaine will moderate "The Top 5 Ways to Become Board Ready."
The panel session will feature Rochelle Campbell, Senior Manager, Board of Recruitment Services with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Brande Stellings, VP of Corporate Board Services from Catalyst, Margaret Resce Milkint, Managing Director with The Jacobson Group, and former Woman to Watch Terrie Pohjola who currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Thrivent Trust Company. The session will provide organizations and women with the optimal areas of focus to begin the 3-5 year process of becoming ready for a Board appointment. The panel will address 5 key strategies to become Board Ready: Broaden Your Skill Set, Join a Non-Profit Board, Take Advantage of Board Training Programs, Seek a Board Mentor and Advertise Yourself. The panel will also discuss resources from organizations including NACD, Catalyst, The Boston Club, and The Jacobson Group for women and organizations to utilize to become Board Ready.