#038: Why Women are Essential to the Boardroom, with Deborah Rosati
Deborah Rosati is determined that others shouldn't have to experience what she did at the start of her board career.
Deborah was consistently the only female board member in the room. So she's been on a crusade the past five years to advance gender diversity in the boardroom. She's now Canada's leading advocate for getting more women on boards.
So it was only natural that Deborah named her company Women Get on Board. Deborah's firm is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards.
But how do you start your journey to get board-ready so you can compete for a corporate board seat?
The first step for aspiring board members is determining your readiness for leading and serving on a corporate board. Below you'll find Deborah's 10-question cheatsheet. If you answer ‘Yes’ to the majority of the questions, then you're well on your way.
10 Questions to determine if you are already board-ready or still getting board-ready
Getting yourself board-ready is a journey where you need to be realistic in your skills, experience and value you bring to a board.
If you've determined that you're interested in getting board-ready, you won't want to miss Deborah's top tips.
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