WCD BoardNext

A customized membership for senior female executives striving for directorship on a for-profit corporate board or a private company board with $200 million in revenue or more.


About BoardNext

Your path to the boardroom

BoardNext is an initiative of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD) designed for highly qualified, board-ready women to accelerate the path to their first corporate board. This membership type provides board education, targeted skill-building, strategic networking with search firms and active board members, and peer group support.

BoardNext Membership

$600 USD first-year fee, then

$550 USD/ year

Aspiring board directors gain the networks, training, and support to successfully serve on boards.

Program overview

The BoardNext experience

April 19, 2024 - Virtual Event

BoardNext NY

Drop-In Office Hours

Please join us to discuss matters that may be on your mind related to your board search. This virtual drop-in is scheduled for 3 PM-4 PM EST on April 19th.

June 5, 2024 - Virtual Event

BoardNext National

Board Resume & Bio Workshop

Master the art of writing your board-ready resume, bio, and board-focused LinkedIn with our approachable workshop that includes actionable take-aways. Learn to craft compelling board documents, discover the dos and don’ts, optimal structures, and strategic content worth sharing. This session will teach you how to avoid pitfalls and present your best self for board consideration focusing on the outcomes of your career.

Join us on June 5th from 12-1 PM ET


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BoardNext steering committee members

Cynthia Cleveland

LA/Orange County Chapter

CPP (The Myers Briggs Company) (Priv)
Young President’s Organization (NFP)
Indiana University Board of Visitors (Advisory)
BroadLit Board of Advisors
Advisory Board
Children’s Nature Institute (NFP)
Imaginarium (Priv)
Enkeboll Designs (Priv)
Assistance League of Southern Cal. (NFP)

Teresa Jankovic

New York Chapter

BMO Funds, Inc (Pub)
Community Capital New York (NFP)
Financial Women’s Association (NFP)
The Ursuline School (NFP)

Renee LaBran

LA/Orange County Chapter

B. Riley Financial (Pub)
Iconic Sports Acquisition Corp (Pub)
Idealab (Priv)
Stravos Education (Priv)
Alliance for SoCal Innovation (NFP)
Women Founders Network (NFP)

Lauren Sloan

New York Chapter

Board of Trustees for the Riverside Park Conservancy
Bottom Line – NY Leadership Council

Denise Warren

New York Chapter

Naviga (Priv)
Taylor Morrison Home Corp. (Pub)
Electronic Arts (Pub)
Fiont, Inc. (Advisory)
Monotype Imaging (Pub)

Join BoardNext

Take the next step in your BoardNext journey

Expand your network and deepen your influence with our unparalleled global community of women corporate directors.

Apply to BoardNext

Looking to apply to WCD's BoardNext? Apply online or contact our membership department for more information at membership@wcdglobal.org.


Global Lead Sponsor
Global Executive Sponsors
Pearl Meyer
Global Strategic Sponsors
Edelman Spencer Stuart Vinson & Elkins, LLP
Global Sustainability Strategic Sponsor
S&P Global
Global Supporting Sponsor
WCD Partner
David Polk
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