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Broadening Corporate Board Diversity: Earning a Board Seat, TDB, 2020, Chapel Hill, NC

2020 application

This program is designed for women, people of color, and those who would add in other ways to diversity and who want to learn more about corporate board service. Topics include the job of a director, the skills needed and how to develop them, realistic approaches to advancing your candidacy for a board of directors' position, diverse directors in non-diverse settings, and evaluating companies and opportunities. Enrollment is limited and based upon application. For more information, contact Lissa Broome, 919.962.7066;

2020 Panelists (more TBD):

  • Wendy Burden, board of Just Born, Inc.
  • Maryann Bruce, board of Amalgamated Bank, formerly boards of PNC Funds and PNC Advantage Funds; MBIA, Inc.; Atlanta Life Financial Group; Allianz Global Investors

Roster of Powerful Speakers Lined Up for AABLI's Second Corporate Directors Initiative Program 

Quorum Board Fit Workshop - identify and place senior LGBT+ executives on corporate boards

Women in Bio's Boardroom Ready Program for Female Executives ready

Center for Executive Women

The Women's Director Development Program

This program is held at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. 

Executive Leadership Council (ELC)

The Corporate Board Initiative enhances the preparedness of black executives for service on corporate boards.

Hispanic Association for Corporate Responsibility (HACR)

HACR Corporate Directors Summit

This Summit's purpose is to further HACR's mission to increase the number of Hispanics serving on corporate boards.

On Board Bootcamps

On Board Bootcamp prepares diversity candidates for corporate, advisory and non-profit boards. The seminar provides interaction with experienced directors and search executives on "lessons learned".

DirectWomen Board Institute 

This program's goal is to position an elite group of exceptional women lawyers for service as director's of major U.S. corporations.

Helping chairmen increase the number of women Non-Executive Directors on UK boards

We help chairmen find outstanding women Non-Executive Directors with the skills and experience for challenging FTSE board roles.

Past Programs of Interest

Board Diversity and Corporate Performance - Filling in the Gaps: April 16, 2010

The Corporate Board Diversity Symposium jointly sponsored by UNC School of Law, Duke Law School, and Duke Energy was held on Friday, April 16, 2010. We had a group of scholars from various disciplines assembled to address issues of how corporate board diversity (particularly gender, ethnic and racial diversity) affect board processes and corporate performance.

The papers and comments were published in the North Carolina Law Review Volume 89, Issue 3.

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106
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