Supported Events

Women on Boards is happy to support events that are relevant for our network of members, both seeking board roles and active in the boardroom.  

INSEAD International Directors ProgrammeCity Womens Network | Financial Times NED programme events | Other subscriber offers 

If you have an event that you would like to appear on this page, please contact us.

Angel Academe

Angel Academe's mission is to find and invest in the best female-founded, fast growing technology businesses. They have the following events upcoming:

Investor Academe, 5-6pm, 25 March

Join us at our next Investor Academe to hear 3 of the UK's best female angel investors talk about Due Diligence. In this session, we'll examine the process we follow at Angel Academe to understand the opportunity and risks of investing in a business before members make their individual investment decisions.

Pitch Event, 5-7pm, 27 April
Our next virtual pitch event will begin at 5pm with a 30 minute session on the key legal terms to look out for with Kingsley Napley (highly recommended for all investors). From 5.30, we'll hear pitches from 3 female founders who've been through our 4-stage screening and selection process. The formal part of the evening will end at 7pm, but we'll stay online for a bit longer for anyone who'd like to chat informally.

NEDA - Remuneration committee training

10th March 2021. This Remuneration Committee training session will be delivered virtually on-line and aims to provide you with practical and up-to-date information and latest views in order to perform effectively on a Remuneration Committee.

Chairman's Network - How to really recruit for diversity and not just tick the box

With Women on Boards CEO and Founder Fiona Hathorn. This is a Chairman's Network Coffee Meeting for all Members/Fellows plus Guests. More information can be found here.

INSEAD International Directors Programme

The International Directors Programme is INSEADs flagship course in corporate governance and is a unique educational experience that aims to develop effective directors for the global business scene.  Women on Boards is proud to be partnering with INSEAD to promote this 3-module programme, which is offered in both Fontainebleau, France and in Singapore.

Mary Sue Rogers, a WOB member and a NED of WOB Australia and Fiona Hathorn, WOB UK co-founder and CEO, are alumnae of the programme and would be happy to speak to anyone who is seriously considering enrolling. If you do enrol, please ensure that you mention that you heard about the programme through WOB. To connect with WOB for more information just email

  • "Honestly it was the best learning time I've had in my life" - Fiona shares her experience on the programme. Read more 
  • Mary Sue discusses INSEAD’s partnership with WOB and how the programme helped her become a more effective director on the Insead website;
  • Listen to Fiona in conversation with Jose Luis Alvarez, Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director at the INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre. Available on Women on Boards podcast, via all major apps 

Dates: now enrolling April 2021 modules
Cost: ~Euro 14,920


Women on Boards has partnered with City Womens Network to be able to offer you a number of tickets to their events. They have a number of webinars coming up that might be of interest. 

ft - board director programme - events and masterclasses:

If you are a subscriber to Women on Boards you can claim a 15% discount on any of these events. To see their programme of events click here. Then simply go to the Subscriber Area of our resources centre after you have logged on for full details. 


Other Subscriber Offers

IOD Membership: waiver of joining fee

Financial Times Board Director Programme: 15% discount on board director related events and courses including the FT Board Director Diploma.

NEDA London Stock Exchange Goverance Course: discounted rates

For more information on Subscriber discounts on these courses please contact the Women on Boards office at