Program Details

Getting Board Ready (GBR) program is designed to empower women on their journey to land their first corporate Board seat. GBR offers practical and actionable insights in a combination of micro-learning, virtually facilitated discussion by experts, practical homework, and hands-on support.

Online Format: A cohort-based program, registration includes all six (6) modules virtually facilitated with peer coaching/interactive working sessions each 2 hours with inter-session homework.

Are you Ready?

  1. Do you have 10+ years in senior executive experience (or the equivalent)?
  2. Are you looking to advance your Board career?

Find 10 questions here to assess your readiness for the online program.

Module Topic & Dates

Finding Your Focus

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Your Board Value Proposition

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Your Board Impact

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 | 11:00am- 12:45pm OR 12:15pm-2:00pm ET

How to Get your Next Board Role

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Board-Ready Basics

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET

Action Planning

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 | 11:30am -1:30pm ET


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

    Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, GCB.D

    Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board Inc.

    Deborah Rosati is a valued Corporate Director, an accomplished business savvy Entrepreneur and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant with over 35 years of high growth and transformational leadership experience in the Technology, Consumer, Retail, Cannabis, Life Sciences, Private Equity and Venture Capital industry sectors. Deborah currently serves on the board of directors of TAAL Distributed Information Technologies (CSE: TAAL) (an enterprise blockchain transaction processor) and Khiron Life Sciences (TSXV: KHRN) (a global cannabis medicinal company). Deborah previously served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee of Lift & Co. (TSXV: LIFT). Deborah is also the Founder and CEO of Women Get On Board Inc. (WGOB), a 800+ member-based social purpose company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards.

    Deborah’s work ethic is fuelled by her passion. She is a steadfast champion of business, corporate governance and board diversity through her board leadership and advocacy for her social purpose company to get more women on boards. She is a change agent who frequently engages through panel discussions, podcasts, articles and e-books to share her expertise and thought leadership on corporate governance, board diversity and leadership. To learn more about Deborah’s speaking engagements and publications, read here:

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

    Andrea Plotnick, Ph.D

    SVP Board & Executive Solutions, North America at LHH

    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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Getting Board Ready

6 Module Program - WGOB Members

Member Price C$1,800
Getting Board Ready

6 Module Program - Non-Members

Standard Price C$2,100

*Non-Member Registration includes a 1-year WGOB Membership 

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