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PD VIRTUAL Luncheon: Pathways to Corporate Board Leadership - Shared screen with speaker view
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
22:47
Imprint Awards: https://professionaldimensions.org/event-4545549
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
23:02
Program Calendar: https://professionaldimensions.org/Program-Calendar
Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee, WI
23:16
Thank you, Brenda!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
41:25
Panelists:https://www.linkedin.com/in/christybrown2015/https://www.linkedin.com/in/lori-stortz-cpa-5960186/https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennie-kent-8703678/
Leia Ferrari Traner
42:24
Thank you, Lauren
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
43:01
Np!
Brenda Campbell, SecureFutures (she/her)
46:06
Please note the path to corporate board service can start with nonprofit board service! What a great place to build your network and board experience.
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
46:49
Yes, Brenda! Can and should!
Betsy Johnson
47:13
Including the PD Board and PDCF Board!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
47:46
That’s right, BETSY! You got it girl! ❤️
Betsy Johnson
47:58
👏🏼
Kellie Sigh - LT (she.her)
47:58
Good point, Brenda! And....College Possible is looking for diverse board members!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
49:56
“Being noticed”… that’s an important topic to explore
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
51:24
It sounds like there’s value in knowing what you’re good at, having a network, and having experience that is needed to complement the team
Brenda Campbell, SecureFutures (she/her)
51:51
If you're a younger professional, how can you be proactive in getting some operations experience so that you have the qualifications that these boards are looking for?
Milika Miller (She,/Her/Hers)
51:52
Getting noticed is key for women. Recently heard another speaker say "A good job does not speak for itself. You need to speak up"
Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee, WI
53:35
So true! Speak up for yourself! When you want to join a board tell everyone and network.
Leana Nakielski
54:23
Beyond the technical skills and professional experiences, do any of you credit (or partially credit) your board opportunity to your identity? Was the opportunity ever presented because of your life experiences? I know some orgs are being more intentional with bringing more women and BIPOC leaders onto boards due to identity/experience. Not to discredit work experience, skills, etc., rather looking at the question as an additive.
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
54:30
Good logistical gems being shared - a few women named barriers with their existing role and board service. When you take on a new job, may be helpful to ask where the company stands on allowing you to serve on boards
Laura Bolger (She/Her)
57:59
Question for the panel: do you have any suggestions for those of us who work in non-profit to join a corporate board? Often we are seeking out corporate members for our boards but there seems to be some barriers for NPO staff to join for-profit boards. Any tips or suggestions or insights into how corporations look at NPO board members?
Peggy Williams-Smith
59:27
Thank you for the great conversation.
Brenda Campbell, SecureFutures (she/her)
59:29
Please say more about how you make sure you are getting recognized.
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:02:43
Love that point, Lori - letting people know is important, networking is important
Laura Lutter Cole-Milwaukee
01:04:09
A rising tide!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:05:25
Being vocal about your aspirations with your boss… also, having a good boss!!!!!!
Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee, WI
01:07:25
What are your thoughts about asking securing a board seat be included in your personal development plan?
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:07:25
Sponsorship !!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:07:35
That’s right, Jackie!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:08:37
Questions: What is the range of compensation available to board members? What do you all love most about being on these boards?
Brenda Campbell, SecureFutures (she/her)
01:09:00
Yes, Christy! All of those, especially ESG and compensation analysis, too.
Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee, WI
01:09:59
MWi has a few members who have securing a board seat in the professional development and have their manager’s buy-in.
Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee, WI
01:11:28
Thank you, PD for inviting MWi!
Leana Nakielski
01:12:16
This has been a great discussion! Thank you to the panelists for sharing your personal stories of inspiration!
Brenda Campbell, SecureFutures (she/her)
01:12:44
Can you please share more about the compensation for board service? And how much time do you commit?
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:12:45
Any other questions for the audience?
LaShawndra Vernon
01:13:54
Saying no is an art form.
Christy Brown (she/her)
01:14:10
I have 3 more years of high school!!!
Leia Ferrari Traner
01:15:10
Agree with Christy & Jennie, thank you for the transparency about work/life balance and boundaries.
Laura Lutter Cole-Milwaukee
01:16:27
Do some BOD's offer opportunities for young women, e.g., High School, College, who want to be exposed to BOD service, professional growth, etc.?
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:16:56
Breakouts are ready!
Lois
01:17:15
The discussion and the info provided by the seasoned panel is wonderful and this should be provided to PD every year to enable younger professionals to develop their pathway.
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:17:34
What actions do you plan to take as a result of what you've learned today?
Jackie Mortenson, Milwaukee, WI
01:17:35
Remember NO is a complete sentence. We do not need to explain ourselves.
Christy Brown (she/her)
01:17:36
we have high school Girl Scouts on our board, full voting members
Abby Rennicke
01:17:39
Thank you ladies, this was inspirational!
Micala Peete
01:17:56
Great discussion!
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:17:59
What actions do you plan to take as a result of what you've learned today?
Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions
01:32:49
Love all of that, LaShawndra!
Kellie Sigh - LT (she.her)
01:33:02
So well said, LaShawndra.
Leia Ferrari Traner
01:33:10
+1
Laura Lutter Cole-Milwaukee
01:33:23
Thank you SO much everyone!!!
LaShawndra Vernon
01:33:26
Thanks Kellie!
Laura Bolger (She/Her)
01:33:28
Thank you!!
Milika Miller (She,/Her/Hers)
01:33:37
Thank you panel & PD
Leia Ferrari Traner
01:34:05
Thank you panelists, PD, MWI for the conversation
Paula Penebaker
01:34:06
Great program!
Kellie Sigh - LT (she.her)
01:34:14
Thank you panelists, thank you PD - thank you for your continued leadership, Lauren!