Program Resources

GBR - Questions.pdfdownload
WGOB Board Career Planning Tool .pdfdownload
WGOB Board Career Planning Tool.docxdownload
WGOB Network Mapping Tool.pdfdownload
WGOB Network Mapping Tool.docxdownload
Getting board ready - VIRTUAL- module 1 FINAL(Cohort version).pdfdownload
Getting board ready - VIRTUAL- module 1 FINAL(Cohort version)-1.pdfdownload
Getting board ready - Module#2-Feb. 16, 2021.pdfdownload
GBR-Board Skills Matrix -FINAL.pdfdownload
GBR-Board Skills Matrix -FINAL.docxdownload
1. BIOZEST Inc. Fact Situation March 2021 FINAL.pdfdownload
2. BIOZEST Confidential Board Briefing March 2021 FINAL.pdfdownload
3A. BIOZEST Board Meeting March 16, 2021 Agenda and Notice - Group 1 FINAL (1).docxdownload
3A. BIOZEST Board Meeting March 16, 2021 Agenda and Notice - Group 1 FINAL.docx.pdfdownload
3B. BIOZEST Board Meeting March 16, 2021 Agenda and Notice - Group 2 FINAL (1).docxdownload
3B. BIOZEST Board Meeting March 16, 2021 Agenda and Notice - Group 2 FINAL.docx.pdfdownload
GBR 3 - Player Cards .pdfdownload
Peer Review:Self Reflection - Director Competency Self Assessment.pdfdownload
Board Resume Samples.pdfdownload
Board Resume Samples.docxdownload
Board Resume Template Women Get On Board 2020.docxdownload
Getting board ready - module 4 cohort 3 APRIL 19 FINAL v2 2.pdfdownload
Anar Shamji Popatia CV 03 2021.pdfdownload
Norma Beauchamp bio August 2020.pdfdownload
Getting Board Ready May 18 - Module 5 final.pdfdownload
Softchoice Board Postingdownload
Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) Board Postingdownload
Softchoice Cover Letter Sample 2download
Softchoice Cover Letter Sample 1download
Getting Board Ready Module 6 cohort 3 -final.pdfdownload
Anar Shamji Popatia CV June 2021.pdfdownload

Stikeman Elliott LLP: Directors and Officers in Canada

Harvard Business Review: Are you Ready to Serve on a Board? 

CPA Canada: 20 Questions Directors Should Ask about Building and Sustaining an Effective Board 

Want to Join a Corporate Board? Here's How, Part One - Jill Griffin in Forbes

4 Ways to Up Your Board of Directors' Value Proposition  Julie Ritzer Ross in Chief Executive 

The Silver Lining: Women on Boards and Tackling Climate Change Published by

Andrea Plotnick, Ph.D.,  SVP Board and Executive Solutions at LHH-Knightsbridge

Six Key Behaviors of The Savvy Director - from

Want to Join a Corporate Board? Here's How By Susan S. Muck, Fenwick & West LLP

7 Ways to position yourself to get on a board - By Katie Sanders

Banish Groupthink from the Boardroom - from

Power of parity in boards: past, present and future - By Andrea Plotnick

Board Skills - Glass Lewis 

Module Topic & Dates

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Finding Your Focus

Tuesday January 19, 2021 | 11:30 -1:30pm EST

Your Board Value Proposition

Tuesday February 16, 2021 | 11:30 -1:30pm EST

Your Board Impact

Tuesday March 16, 2021 | 11:00am- 12:45pm OR 12:15pm-2:00pm EST

How to Get your Next Board Role

Monday April 19, 2021 | 11:30 -1:30pm EST

Board-Ready Basics

Tuesday May 18, 2021 | 11:30 -1:30pm EST

Action Planning

Tuesday June 15, 2021 | 11:30 -1:30pm EST


  • Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D (Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board)

    Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

    Founder & CEO of 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, cannabis, 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.

    Deborah currently leads and serves as a Corporate Director for Khiron Life Sciences (TSXV: KHRN) Lead Director and Chair of the Audit Committee. Previously, she served on the board of Lift & Co.(TSXV:LIFT) as Vice Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee. In addition to serving on the board of MedReleaf (TSX:LEAF) as the Chair of the Audit Committee (-acquired by AuroraCannabis (TSX: ACB)- July 2018, as well as she, chaired the Audit Committee for NexJ Systems (TSX: NXJ) and was on the board of Sears Canada (TSX: SCC).

    She is the Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board, a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. Deborah has been selected as a Diversity 50 2014 candidate and was recognized in 2012 as one of WXN’s Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women in the corporate director award category.

    Deborah’s thought leadership on corporate governance, board diversity and entrepreneurship-are profiled on her website:

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  • Andrea Plotnick, Ph.D (SVP Board & Executive Solutions at LHH Knightsbridge)

    Andrea Plotnick, Ph.D

    SVP Board & Executive Solutions at LHH Knightsbridge

    Andrea Plotnick brings to Lee Hecht Harrison-Knightsbridge a Doctorate in Applied Social Psychology (specializing in Organizational Psychology) and over 25 years of consulting experience, with Boards and Leaders. Andrea’s skill set addresses the full Board and CEO lifecycle, from succession planning, to assessment and on-boarding to coaching and development and executive transitions. She is a past faculty member of the Directors College, and regularly consults with Boards.

    Andrea provides extensive knowledge in the areas of corporate strategy, strategic change, corporate governance, Board, Director, and Executive effectiveness, Assessment strategies, and CEO and Board succession planning. Her clients span the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and cover a range of industries, including biotech, pharmaceutical, health care, utilities, high technology, manufacturing, consumer products, insurance, media, financial services, and government.

    An avid writer, some of Andrea’s recent thought leadership on Boards, Leadership and Organizational Challenges can be found on LinkedIn:

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