On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, the YW’s Academy of Women Leaders (AWL), in partnership with the Proskauer Women’s Alliance, celebrated Women’s History Month by hosting a special panel discussion, focused on joining a corporate or non-profit board. Panelists discussed the role of women on corporate and non-profit boards, how to prepare for joining a board of directors, as well as what qualifications and skills are crucial to a board role. The evening concluded with a question and answer session followed by a lively networking reception.
Special thanks to the Proskauer Women’s Alliance, The AWL Advisory Council, panelists Susan Chadick, Ellen Hancock, Natica von Althann, and moderator Bonnie Howard.
About the Academy of Women Leaders
The Academy of Women Leaders is a powerful network of successful women recognized by the YWCA of the City of New York for their leadership, achievements in their fields and contributions to the success of other women. Academy members share their talents and resources to help women in the YW’s Women’s Empowerment Network improve their personal and professional lives. Members benefit from the Academy’s networking and career development programs. Together, Academy members are making a significant positive impact on others’ lives while enriching their own and enhancing their careers.