Global Institute Special Invitation

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is pleased to invite you to participate in a special portion of the Global Institute in Silicon Valley, May 19-20, 2019. This is the first time an Institute will be held on the West Coast and we are looking forward to immersing ourselves in the hub of technology.

There are two ways that you can experience the event. Your first option is to attend the Welcome Dinner only, on Sunday, May 19th. The second option, is to take advantage of a special package which allows you to attend the Welcome Dinner on Sunday, May 19th together with the Aspiring Directors Summit on Monday, May 20th. 

The Welcome Dinner 

 Sunday, May 19, 2019
 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to network with  corporate directors and C-level executives in a  unique and stimulating environment -The Tech  Museum of Innovation. 

This casual event is designed with you in mind. Work the room by visiting various food stations located throughout the museum. Join conversations around stand-up tables, or sit down and have a more in-depth chat. It's up to you!

Just Announced! 
Our keynote speaker for the welcome dinner is Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor to the Obama Foundation and director of Ariel Investments, 2U, Lyft, the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, and the Economic Club of Chicago. 

Location: The Tech Museum of Innovation

 201 S. Market Street
 San Jose, CA 95113

Aspiring Directors Summit -Strategies to Secure a Board Seat

 Monday, May 20, 2019
 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 A customized program for senior female executives interested in obtaining a for-profit corporate board directorship in the coming year or two. 

The program is delivered by KPMG’s Board Leadership Center and members of WomenCorporateDirectors.

 Topics will include: 

Getting a Seat at the Table
Board Work- Responsibilities and Expectations
Words of Wisdom from a Search Firm
Insights from Experienced Directors

Location: Santa Clara Marriott

 2700 Mission College Boulevard
 Santa Clara, CA 95054

Pricing Options 

Welcome Dinner Only
$250 for WCD and BoardNext members
$275 for non-members

Welcome Dinner and Aspiring Directors Summit
$500 for WCD and BoardNext members
$650 for non-members

Recommended Lodging
 Santa Clara Marriott
 2700 Mission College Boulevard
 Santa Clara, CA 95054
The negotiated rate is $319/night. Please make your reservation no later than April 22, 2019 to receive this rate. 
Click here to visit the Marriott reservation page or call them at 1-800-228-9290. 

 For questions about the event, please contact Chelsea Labzda, Director of Programming, WCD. 
5/19/2019 6:00 PM - 5/20/2019 12:00 PM
201 South Market Street San Jose, CA 95113

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