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BoardNext is a Women’s Corporate Directors Foundation (WCD) initiative designed for experienced, highly qualified, board ready women offering education, exceptional resources and peer group support to navigate the path to their first public corporate board. WCD is the largest global organization serving the needs of female directors, BoardNext members gain access to select WCD resources, networking opportunities, and search firm executives.


Member Benefits

        A unique and talented peer group for networking onto a corporate board

        Strong governance programming covering the latest in boardroom trends, SEC and other regulatory guidelines, and public company issues

        Curated programs of interest with current WCD members as well as executive search firms

        Resource center for services; resume writing, educational programs, etc.

        Profile in national potential director database accessed by companies and search firms for board candidates


  Access to select WCD Membership Resources

        Newsletters and thought leadership reports

        Public and private company board opportunity postings

        Networking opportunities with search firms

        Invitation to attend one WCD Institute a year



        Current or retired CEO or C Suite executive reporting to CEO of a public company

        Current or retired C Suite executive of a significant corporate division representing over 10% of corporate revenue and reporting to President of the division of a public company

        Current or retired Partner or Managing Director of one of the major accounting firms, investment banks or private equity funds

        Demonstrated career achievement in non-corporate world, such as a former political official, cabinet appointee, officer in armed forces, or CEO of a major NGO

        Board member and leadership role of a non-profit organization or a private company with at least

$100 million in revenue

        Requisite approvals and ability to serve on a public board within two years. If a current partner of an accounting firm, within 2 years of mandatory retirement age.


To apply for membership, please fill out the attached BoardNext application and email us at   Please confirm if you are applying to the New York or LA chapter.