Members of The Board Connection have access to additional professional resources including:
• Complimentary event fees to development and networking meetings led by high profile executives
• CEO Breakfast Series connecting members with top CEOs
• Access to corporate board candidate postings
• Assessment, development and networking resources to build capabilities for board service and career growth
The Board Connection members have benefited from the high quality resources recommended here:
Executive Coaching and Executive Search Firms:
Calise and Company Executive Search Paula Calise offes a powerful resource for job seekers and employers alike. A founding member of The Board Connection, Paula leverages sales and marketing leadership experience in a broad range of industry and community roles to develop and connect women to opportunities in DFW and nationally. http://www.caliseandcompany.com
Yellow Brick Path
Paula Asinof, MBA, NLPC, CCMis a broadly experienced career management executive, authority on resumes, and founder of Yellow Brick Path, a career coaching, consulting and resume services firm. She has been a catalyst for accelerating or redirecting numerous careers by helping successful executives and professionals move up or move on to their next career opportunities. http://www.yellowbrickpath.com
Online Development and Networking: W2Wlink.com
Former Match.com CFO Lisbeth McNabb created this resource for women committed to developing and networking to advance their career positions. Find private network circles specific to your business interests, development tracks and webinars, high quality networking events in DFW and other cities, and free, concise e-newsletters keeping women execs in the know. More magazine cited w2wlink.com as a top networking resource next to Facebook and LinkedIn. w2wlink.com
THE BOARD CONNECTION TEXAS CENSUS
TBC's third annual Census was published in conjunction with the University of North Texas at Dallas' Board Institute. Download the 2011 Texas Census.
ION MEMBER SITES
The Board Connection shares a common mission with 13 similar organizations across the country, all members of InterOrganization Network, or ION. Check out the ION website at http://www.ionwomen.org, and member websites, for more resources.
The report highlights institutional investors supporting gender diversity at the top, including Calvert Investments, Pax World Management, Walden Asset Management, Trillum Asset Management, Connecticut State Treasurer Denise Nappier, CalPERS and CalSTRS, and provides an action plan for investors who wish to benefit from improved governance. Download here.
Measure of Success - Global Gender Equality Initiative to be Launched at Davos
Jan. 25, 2011: “Gender equality needs to be a strategic priority for organizations. It demands all of the rigor companies usually display when pursuing business-critical objectives and the full commitment of top leadership,” said Aniela Unguresan, co-founder (along with Nicole Schwab) of The Gender Equality Project, a new benchmarking and certification initiative backed by the World Economic Forum and several multinational corporations.
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TBC (The Board Connection) is a nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to increase the number of women serving on corporate boards and in the executive suite. The organization identifies and connects accomplished women in the state of Texas, expanding their influence within their respective business communities. TBC recruits executive women within 3 – 5 years of board readiness and provides programming and development opportunities to facilitate their paths to the boardroom.