Find out more about Women on Boards, how we work and our offerings during this complimentary information session.
Designed as a taster for those of you who may not have had much to do with WOB before, this session is a great introduction to why we exist and how we can help you.
Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed Feb 2018)
Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director & Governance Committee Chair, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd
Claire is a social entrepreneur and businesswoman based on the NSW Central Coast. She co-founded Women on Boards in Australia in 2006 and in the UK in 2012 following a career in journalism and public relations. She is an experienced Non-Executive Director on small businesses and large Not-For-Profit organisations and has significant expertise on board governance in many other sectors. Claire is a highly respected facilitator and speaker on a range of topics in the area of board governance, equity and diversity. She is an informed and entertaining MC and presenter and well known for her courage, conviction, compassion and confidence; and as someone who looks for new ideas and opportunities. In 2011 Claire became a Churchill Fellow for her research into gender balance on boards in Norway, France and the UK. She is also a graduate of the Benevolent Society’s Sydney Social Leadership Program which has led to a lifelong interest in affordable housing and related social issues, particularly those impacting women and children.
Nicole Donegan GAICD
Chief Operating Officer, Women on Boards Australia
Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed Nov 2022)
Formerly Non Executive Director Triathlon Australia, Foundation 49 and Start Foundation
Nicole is an experienced board member, COO and business adviser and business owner. She has diverse industry and leadership expertise, spanning government, association management, not for profit, tertiary education, retail and professional services sectors. Based in Melbourne, Nicole joins WOB to enhance the subscriber journey, support business growth and manage strategic initiatives.
Comments from past participants:
"Thank you for a wonderful presentation! Your enthusiasm, drive and commitment has given me the pick-me-up I needed. I look forward to attending a couple of the workshops to sink my teeth into the opportunities available."
"Claire's presentation was refreshingly motivating, and I was energised by her passionate commitment to be of support to other women and help push the boundaries of what seems impossible. I will see you at a WOB event soon!"