SOURCE: Women in the Boardroom

Women in the Boardroom

October 03, 2016 09:22 ET

Women in the Boardroom Announces 2016 Annual Board Assembly

More Than 150 Corporate Executives Are Expected to Attend

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2016) -  Women in the Boardroom (WIB), a leading global organization committed to advancing women in the workplace and into corporate boardrooms, will host its Annual Board Assembly in New York on October 20, 2016. The Annual Board Assembly brings together a high caliber group of male and female corporate directors, boardroom experts, board-ready members, recruiters, influencers and connectors for an exclusive networking event. The assembly is structured to increase the attendees' board connections based on their experience and goals.

"Each year, we are thrilled to see an increase in the number of male corporate directors in the room who attend to expand their connections for board openings along with supporting our mission," said Sheila Ronning, CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom.

James Mengacci, President of Thurston Mengacci, who attended last year's event added, "The women are motivated and highly qualified for corporate board service in their respective areas of expertise. These executives are prepared to immediately bring value to boards of directors."

All VIP members of WIB are invited to the assembly, which is just one of the networking opportunities available. WIB also connects VIP members to board contacts through their Matchmaking Program and board opening notifications. Earlier this year, WIB reached a milestone by announcing its 100th corporate board seat opening.

The Annual Board Assembly will be held at Deloitte LLP on the 40th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza (between Fifth & Sixth Avenues) in New York at 3 p.m. Visit WIB to learn more about becoming a VIP member and registering for the assembly.

About Women in the Boardroom:
Women in the Boardroom (WIB) is committed to translating the intellect, skills and expertise of their members into inaugural or additional powerful corporate director roles. They do this by ensuring their members have a board portfolio that highlights their skill set for board positioning and teaching them how to network their way to a corporate board seat. Other WIB offerings designed to connect their members with board contacts include WIB's Matchmaking Program, board opening notifications and exclusive invites to events such as the Annual Board Assembly. Senior-level executive women are encouraged to join as a member of WIB to accelerate their path into the corporate boardroom. As one of the top board experts in the US, Sheila Ronning, Founder and CEO of WIB, is frequently invited to speak on topics such as finding out if corporate board service is right for you, networking your way into a corporate board seat, authentic leadership and entrepreneurialism.

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