Join peers and get insight from board members, investors and experts on boardroom diversity risks, opportunities, and strategies

Register for Session: Diversity in the Boardroom

February 18th, 11-12:30 pm EDT

Why You Should Attend This Session

• Gain practical insight into the boardroom diversity risks, opportunities, and strategies

• Receive summarized critical learnings in pre-course videos, readings, a case study and a 90-min interactive session

• Join from anywhere to hear the experience of sought-after speakers 

Live Guest Speakers

Julie Gabauer and Helle Bank Jorgensen


  • Diversity of thought – the many forms of diversity and the value they bring
  • Expectations from investors and society to foster a pipeline of diverse talent and proactively address employee misconduct and workplace culture issues (including the ‘Me Too’ movement)
  • Board composition, board structure and the role of the board nomination committee
  • Ability to manage complex issues and spot innovation potential
  • Performance evaluation, incentives and accountability
  • Oversight – how to question the relevance of diversity goals, targets and strategies

Receive the Following Preparation Materials

  • An Insight Video – Featuring clips from our interviews with global leaders
  • A list of questions to help you understand and evaluate whether management’s approaches appropriately consider the changing risks and opportunities
  • Guest Speaker Videos featuring Julie Gebauer, Global Head of Human Capital & Benefits, Willis Towers Watson and Caroline Casey, Founder, The Valuable 500
  • A Case Study
  • Recommended readings, reports, frameworks, tools, etc.

* Those attending select sessions are not eligible for the Competent Boards Certificate. Should you attend 8+ sessions you can receive the certificate for an additional fee.

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