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Taking a Decisive Step Toward Corporate Board Service

August 19, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Kathy Nunez
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Thinking about serving on a corporate board? Join BDO in conversation with Sheila Ronning, CEO and Founder of Women in the Boardroom, as she provides a board primer applicable to all those seeking practical considerations when pursuing corporate director roles.

Sheila will breakdown some of the need to knows in preparing for board service as well as provide must-hear steps on how to begin to best position yourself for success in procuring a seat and serving in these important governance roles. Understand strategies around preserving cash flow throughout a time of uncertainty.


Sheila Ronning
: CEO & Founder, Women in the Boardroom™

Women in the Boardroom™ is a professional membership organization providing C-suite and senior level executive women with the tools, knowledge and connections to prepare them for corporate board service.

Since its founding, Sheila has grown Women in the Boardroom™ into an organization with international outreach across multiple industries and countless public and private boardrooms, including Fortune 100 companies, while creating more than 1,600 connections for its members. She continues to succeed in her vision of helping women enter and participate in corporate board service.


Amy Rojik: National Assurance Partner, BDO USA LLP

Amy founded and directs BDO USA’s Center for Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting. She oversees the firm’s Communications and Governance efforts. She has over 25 years of experience in the auditing profession, engaging with financial reporting executives, audit committees, and board members.
Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the attendee will be able to:
  • Recognize the different types of boards, associated risks, time commitment and compensation considerations 
  • Describe the responsibilities of a director and what qualifications/skills are valued
  • List steps to take to achieve your seat at the board table
Delivery: This webinar will be delivered via the BDO Online CPE Network
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.0 CPE credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
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