Supporting your journey to the boardroom

New Year, new Board? 7 resolutions you CAN keep

For many of us, 2022 could not have come around fast enough. And while ringing in the New Year is often a time we scribble down long lists of goals that we hope (but rarely do) to tick off over the next 12 months, it pays to make your New Year resolutions realistic so don’t set yourself up for failure.

Board Briefing: Boardroom Psychological Safety Impacts Decision Making

Decision-making effectiveness and high performance is being compromised by the psychological safety in Australian boardrooms, a new study has found.

Director Remuneration Guide

​​Ruth Medd, December  2021
Women on Boards is often asked whether you can you make a living out of directorship. As with most things about directorship, the answer is not simple. So what remuneration can you expect as a director?

Five characteristics every board member needs

In the last decade, the role of a non-executive director (NED) has fundamentally evolved. In this article Women on Boards UK CEO Fiona Hathorn explains the five characteristics good board members need (that you won't find on the job specs). 

How to choose your first board?

At Women on Boards we are often asked how you might choose your first board. 

Articles to support your board journey

A selection of our latest articles to support your journey to and through the boardroom.

From little things big things grow

Like many Non Executive Director’s (NEDs), one of Mary Sue Rogers first boards was a Not for Profit (NFP). Read how passion for a cause drove her board career.

Great Articles

Good reads for the boardroom.

Seven steps to kickstart your board journey

I’m too young, I’m inexperienced, I have nothing to offer: These are expressions we often hear from women when discussing their board potential.

The seven reasons why being a director is good for your career

By Claire Braund, Founder Women on Boards

Adding a board appointment or directorship to your CV is a sure way of drawing attention and validating your capabilities whilst catapulting your career up the ladder of success. There are many benefits to be gained from this career portfolio strategy.

Three good reasons to consider a board role NOW

You might think its too early to consider getting a board role? Here are three great reasons you are never too young to start.