Resources for Women Interested in Board Service

Where do I start?

Interested in board service, but not sure where to start? Find out where you are on the journey to joining a corporate board and what resources can help you take the next step. Learn more about why your service matters and what board service requires, and connect with organizations that can help you market yourself and find a board that is the right fit for your skills.  




Resources for leaning more about board service and connecting with other board candidates and directors.

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Read up on the importance of gender diversity on boards and how companies measure up.

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Explore the range of organizations that offer opportunities to network with fellow candidates and current board members.

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Training & Education

Learn more about board service and how to market yourself as a candidate.



Connect with board recruiters and organizations that compile candidate lists, and learn more about corporate board governance.

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Target specific recruiters, board lists, and director openings.

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Expand your knowledge on the fundamentals of board service. Find organizations that offer trainings for individual directors or full board participation on a range of governance issues.


Women Directors Needed


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California companies that have opportunities for women directors.

10x Genomics, Inc.


180 Life Sciences Corp.

Palo Alto

89bio, Inc.

San Francisco

A10 Networks, Inc.

San Jose

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

San Diego

AEye, Inc.



Have any additions or improvements to our list of California-specific resources? Let us know at