Why should you attend?

Expertly geared toward senior women executives in the health care industry, our yearlong program will help you:

  • Network with sitting board members and private equity leaders

  • Learn the fundamentals of board search and service

  • Discover your unique value proposition

  • Create a personalized action plan and elevator pitch

  • Work with a cohort and faculty leader for guidance and accountability

See real results.

67% of Board Program participants report now serving on a board.

Since the program's inception in 2017, WBL has helped place more than 400 women on boards.

What makes our program different?

1. You'll network with leaders who can recommend you for real opportunities. Many programs provide board service education. At ours, you'll walk away not only with new knowledge and skills, but also with tangible connections to sitting board members, investors, and executive search contacts who may consider you for board roles.

2. There is no other program with a focus on health care like ours. We’ll help you understand why your health care experience is a secret weapon. After attending, you'll be able to convey exactly why boards should want someone with your expertise. Our industry-focused speakers and faculty share the unique ability to understand your background and strengths as they guide you to success.

3. Our program offers lasting valueThe Board Program is the beginning of a long-term effort to help you set and reach your goals. From cohort calls and webinars to virtual networking events, you'll stay on track and supported for a full year after the in-person kickoff takes place.

By the end of the program, you will gain:

The knowledge to ace the board search process, build your brand, promote yourself, and nail a board interview

A comprehensive, personalized action plan for navigating your way to a board position

Connections to sitting board members, search firm executives, venture capital firms, and fellow health care leaders

The tools necessary to achieve your goals and hold yourself accountable

A cohort of WBL members supportive of your board search and a faculty member to guide you

The understanding of how to be an effective board member once you find a seat