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Module Topic & Dates

Finding Your Focus

Tuesday October 19, 2021 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Your Board Value Proposition

Tuesday November 16, 2021 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Your Board Impact

Tuesday December 14, 2021 | 11:30am- 1:30pm ET

How to Get your Next Board Role

Tuesday January 18, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Board-Ready Basics

Tuesday February 8, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Action Planning

Tuesday March 8, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET


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

    Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

    Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board Inc.

    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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