Are you a new WOB member – or have you been a member for a while, and you would like to brush up on all of our great offerings and benefits? Then join us for this informative webinar where we show you everything you need to know to get the most from your membership. WOB co-founders, Ruth Medd and Claire Braund – will show you how to register for our great events, view our board vacancies, and communicate within WOBShare!
* For WOB Full Members only (paid, corporate or global membership). Not a WOB Full member? - see membership benefits here.
A great opportunity to learn all about our WOB community! We would love for you to join us!
Claire Braund: Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia & Non Executive Director, Women on Boards UK (left)
Claire is a social entrepreneur who co-founded Women on Boards in 2006 and has been at the helm of the company ever since, growing it to 22,000 women across Australia from its head office in Gosford on the Central Coast. Claire sits on the boards of Women on Boards Australia and the global group, WOB Pty Ltd, which includes sister company in the United Kingdom, which she co-founded with Australian and British colleagues in 2012. She also serves as deputy chair of the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music, which is the third largest in NSW., and formerly served on the not-for-profit board of the Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women and The Women’s Club. She regularly works with organisations and aspirant directors seeking board roles.
Claire is a highly respected speaker on a range of topics including equity and diversity and is an informed and entertaining presenter and renowned networker. 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.
Ruth Medd: Chair, Women on Boards Australia & Non Executive Director, Women on Boards UK (right)
Ruth is a Certified Practising Accountant and former IT professional who has been pursuing a career as a non executive director since 2000. As well as being Chair of Women on Boards she is Chair of Australian Chocolate Pty Ltd (Charley's) and a director of the National Foundation for Australian Women and the NSW Historic Houses Trust. Some of her former roles are Chair of Australian Ethical Superannuation, a member of the NSW Casino Control Authority and a director of the Infants Home at Ashfield. Prior executive roles include executive director of the Australian Association of National Advertisers and senior positions with Telstra, the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal and the Federal Government.