THE BOARD CONNECTION VALUE PROPOSITION: THE FOUR PILLARS  

TBC provides personal development opportunities for qualified women interested in serving on corporate boards and advancing their careers in the executive suite.  The organization dedicates resources to identify, educate and develop women who aspire to serve on corporate boards.  TBC's programs are built on the following Four Pillars.

ATEST NEW

Assessment

The Board Connection offers a unique and proprietary Board Readiness Assessment and Development Program.  The Program is designed to assist members to identify where they are on their journey to board service and to develop a personal plan to secure a board seat. The Assessment was founded in academic professional development research and offers more than 20 self-guided tools, a seminar and cohort program.  TBC also offers seminars on building a board ready résumé and connects members with professionals who can assist with personal branding for Board service.
  • Where are you on the journey to board service?
  • Assessment of your skills, style, and qualifications for board opportunities
  • Preparation and Interviewing strategies
  • Track, monitor and communicate successes along the way

Training/Preparation

TBC positions its members to compete effectively for board seats, by providing training to achieve a deeper understanding of corporate governance and Director responsibilities.

Through informative speakers and panel discussions featuring women C Suite executives and Board Directors, members gain insight and perspective into Board centric topics.
  • What is involved in corporate Board service and how do Director roles differ in private and public companies?
  • How does service and selection for a corporate Board differ from management roles and nonprofit Board roles?
  • How can I best present myself as a suitable candidate?
  • What do I need to understand about the Board Director role?
  • Responsibilities
  • Legal liability
  • Experience
  • Do I have the Board search collateral I need?
  • board ready resume and Board Bio
  • executive recruiter introductions
  • How can I learn about Board service from like-minded women?  TBC offers:
  • stellar member only and non-member programs with experts
  • CEO breakfast meetings
  • controlled, safe environment for peer sharing
 
Networking/Exposure

TBC is the ideal place to develop high level connections through peer sharing and mentoring.  By providing opportunities for our executive members to meet other accomplished executives and build personal relationships, members expand their networks. Networking opportunities provide exposure to develop and showcase a pipeline of qualified women, ready to take their seats in the boardroom through:
  • Effective, professional board bios
  • Board recruiters
  • Access to national Board searches
  • Current Board Directors
  • CEOs
  • Personal branding and development consultants
  • Executive coaches
  • Links to other organizations like National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD); InterOrganzation Network (ION) and its affiliates

Focus on Public Policy

TBC is a member of a national organization, InterOrganization Network (ION), which is active in advancing women to the boardroom on a national basis.  TBC connects with other shared-mission organizations such as Women Corporate Directors and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

In conjunction with ION, TBC and member organizations conduct and publish annual benchmarking research to track the progress of women directors and executive officers in public companies.  TBC joins ION in promoting the need for diverse boards by submitting comment letters to the SEC on various public policy matters.
  • Advocate for the advancement of women in executive roles and on corporate boards
  • Conduct and publish timely research to track and benchmark diversity progress in public companies
  • Align with national and international diversity organizations to identify qualified candidates and advance more women to the boardroom

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software