Upcoming Institute Events

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation is the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors. WCD helps make the challenges of being a director easier, improves your international knowledge and connections, and enables you to have more impact and influence on public policy and in the boardroom.

WCD members are champions for change, progressive thought-leaders, and advocates for accelerating best practices in global governance. Smart boards are going global in members and mindset. The WCD community provides a platform for turning ideas into action—an impact that reaches beyond our membership, to the larger world of corporate governance and its stakeholders worldwide.

Global Institute

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WCD’s Global Institute, held annually in New York, is attended by members from around the globe and features the Family Business Institute, two days of Institute programming, and networking dinners. Breakout sessions are also offered on various topics of interest. WCD also provides opportunities for our members to interview for live board opportunities around the world as a benefit of membership.

May 8-10, 2018
New York, NY

ASPAC Institute

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The ASPAC region has started to move the needle on increasing gender parity on boards over the past several years, but there is still room to grow. WCD’s ASPAC Institute creates an opportunity to hear from regional corporate, governmental and executive leaders who share thought-provoking ideas that will help members to add to their arsenal of knowledge. In addition, our ASPAC Institute also serves as a vehicle to introduce our members to companies seeking board members, especially in countries that have quotas for gender diversity. More information on the upcoming ASPAC Institute agenda and program details is coming soon!

September 27-28, 2017
Hong Kong

EMEA Institute

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Focusing on Europe, the Middle East and Africa, WCD’s EMEA Institute offers attendees valuable time to network, as well as insightful commentary on world events and governance trends that impact the region and the world. Held in various locations around the EMEA region, this Institute will assist you to generate knowledge that will increase your effectiveness as a board member. WCD also provides opportunities for our members to interview for live board opportunities around the world as a benefit of membership. More information on the upcoming  EMEA Institute agenda and program details is coming soon!

October 24-25, 2017
Madrid, Spain

Americas Institute

WCD’s Americas Institute 2018, which will be held in South Florida during the second week of March, promises to be filled with robust discussions on governance and world affairs. Members from around the globe participate in this exciting event, with a focus on Canada, the U.S. and Central and South American chapters. Members will also be introduced to representatives from IFC who will interview for live board opportunities. 

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March 6-8, 2018
Miami, FL