Women Who Lead, Miller Thompson LLB & Mirams Becker Announce the Women Who Lead Governance Fellowship

Hayley Becker

November 10, 2023 – The Women Who Lead Governance Fellowship is a unique professional development opportunity for women in healthcare interested in breaking into the boardroom, launched by Women Who Lead, Miller Thompson LLB & Mirams Becker. Through leading faculty of governance experts, Board recruitment specialists and women in healthcare serving on non-profit boards, this program will give women a foundation in healthcare governance and direction on pursuing Board of Directors opportunities.

What is the Fellowship program and time commitment?

The Women Who Lead Governance Fellowship will involve a time commitment of approximately 6 hours of programming over a 4-month period. Content will be delivered over three sessions, providing insight into three areas of the governance journey.

Session 1: Boardroom Basics: This legal 101 session will provide governance education on what you need to know about non-profit organizations and boards to be a Director.

Session 2: Rise to the Top: This interactive session will provide tools on navigating the governance recruitment process, including developing your board bio, advancing your board application and having a successful board interview.

Session 3: Leadership and Influence: This panel event will provide insights on making an impact from women in governance who are serving as directors and officers on healthcare boards

Each session will be approximately 1.5-2 hours in length. The Fellowship will launch in Spring of 2024 and dates will be communicated to the Fellowship class upon selection to confirm their availability to participate.

Who can Apply?
This Fellowship is designed for women in healthcare at all career stages who have an interest in board governance and passion to make an impact.

How to Apply?
Women Who Lead Governance Fellowship applications are welcome from November 14th-December 20th, 2023. There is no application or program fee- the program faculty are donating their time and knowledge to lift the voices of women in the Women Who Lead community.

The Fellowship includes spaces for 30 women who display the passion for making a strategic contribution to the health and social care sector through governance leadership.

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