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Vancouver Workshop:"How to Get Yourself on a Board”- Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Women Get On Board

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

Vancouver Workshop:"How to Get Yourself on a Board”-...

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How to Get Yourself on a Board: Single Ticket   more info 30 Tickets Oct 15, 2018 CA$300.00 CA$14.09 CA$37.69

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Getting Board-Ready Workshops from Women Get On Board 

This "Getting Board-Ready" workshop is developed to provide you with insights on How to Get Yourself on a Board.  Getting yourself board-ready is a journey where you need to be realistic in your skills, experience and value you bring to a board. You also need to be mindful that it is a very competitive marketplace. There is an over-supply of qualified corporate directors for a limited supply of available corporate board seats.

"How to Get Yourself on a Board" workshop:
Please join us on Wednesday, October 17th! 

What will be covered:

What will be covered:

  • Building your board profile
  • Preparing your board resume
  • Board planning/Go to market strategy
  • Preparing for board interview

This event is discounted for Women Get On Board (WGOB) members. Please email for your member discount code.  To become a member, please email us at



Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D 
Corporate Director & Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board

Deborah Rosati is an accomplished corporate director, entrepreneur, Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) and certified Corporate Director (ICD.D) with more than 30 years of experience in technology, consumer, retail, private equity and venture capital. An experienced Audit Committee and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee chair, Deborah provides extensive knowledge as a Corporate Director in the areas of financial and enterprise risk management, corporate strategy, transformational changes, M&A, corporate governance and CEO and board succession planning.

Currently, Deborah’s corporate engagements are as a leading and serving Corporate Director for Sears Canada (TSX: SCC); for NexJ Systems (TSX: NXJ) and Chair of the Audit Committee; and for MedReleaf (TSX: LEAF) and Chair of the Audit Committee. She is also Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board, a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. Deborah’s community engagements include serving as a member of the Adrenalys Advisory Council and she launched the Goodman School of Business Deborah E. Rosati Entrepreneurship Award.

Deborah is a frequent speaker on corporate governance, board diversity and entrepreneurship. Selected as a Diversity 50 2014 candidate, she was also recognized in 2012 as one of WXN’s Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women in the corporate director award category. She was Chair of the Nomination Committee and the Chair of the Board for the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, and also the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee for Canada’s National Ballet School. In addition, Deborah was also the Co-chair for the Ottawa Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is a former member of CPA Canada Risk Oversight Governance Board.

Corporate Director In Residence

Mary Garden, MBA, ACC, ICD.D
Leadership Advisor, Executive Coach & 
Corporate Director at Mary Garden & Associates 


With over 30 years of executive leadership and management experience in business, Mary’s career has included engagements with private entrepreneurial groups, multi-national corporations, advisory consulting firms and crown corporations in Canada and the USA. Today Mary leads a boutique advisory firm, Mary Garden & Associates, working with select global clients and C-Suite leaders in Executive Coaching, Workplace Well Being and Strategic Facilitation. She is also Co-Host of the on-line mentoring program, Inside Public Sector Leadership: Practical Wisdom.

Mary currently serves as a board director for Habitat for Humanity Canada, Horizon North Logistics Inc. (TSX:HNL) and the University of Victoria Foundation. As a passionate advocate for development and placement of women board directors, Mary is a regional ambassador with, Women Get On Board (WGOB) and was the fall 2017 Corporate Director in Residence for the ‘How to Get Yourself On A Board Workshop” hosted by WGOB in Toronto, Ontario.


Wednesday, October 17th

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Registration and Networking
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Workshop

KPMG Offices
777 Dunsmuir St, 11th Floor
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1K4

Please purchase your ticket by October 15th, 2018
Please note that tickets are transferrable but no refunds or exchanges for this event are available.

Photography & Video: Events may be photographed and may be videotaped. If you have any concerns or questions please contact us at The resulting images may be used in Women Get On Board advertisements including print and digital, electronic communications including event announcements, and emails on and on Women Get On Board’s social media channels.

Women Get On Board is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. We do this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom.

Have questions about Vancouver Workshop:"How to Get Yourself on a Board”- Wednesday, October 17th, 2018? Contact Women Get On Board

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KPMG Offices
777 Dunsmuir St
11th Floor
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1K4

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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