WCD Programming Overview

Curated in-person and virtual programming addressing timely, business-critical topics at every stage of your board career.

Available live and on-demand.


Why WCD Events?

WCD programs inform and connect today’s worldwide leaders

Led by CEOs, board directors, chairpersons, policymakers, economists, academics and thought leaders, our virtual and in-person events deliver expert insight on the most pressing challenges facing boards and executive leadership teams today.

Access timely, educational programming and gain practical strategies and actionable insights to reduce risk, advance board governance, and drive performance.


Addressing timely, business-critical topics

WCDirect Events

Live virtual programming on topical issues to inform, inspire and connect our community of women leaders. Members enjoy access to recordings on-demand in our exclusive content library.

Peer Exchanges

Join one of our curated peer groups to amplify your experience and contributions to a governance sub-committee for off-the-record conversations on industry-specific challenges, trends and opportunities in a trusted space.

Chapter Events

70 global chapters meet in-person and online for unparalleled networking and director education events throughout the year—developed to face each region’s unique challenges and capitalize on new opportunities.

WCD and S&P Global Series

A global series of discussions with corporate directors on Sustainability and the Energy Transition – Strategies, Objectives, Execution Challenges and Opportunities.

Boardroom Beyond Podcast

A 15-minute podcast hosted by Women Corporate Directors featuring global business leaders. This podcast tackles essential topics for today’s boards, including ESG, emerging tech, and more.


Convening on topical issues for boards and recognizing governance excellence

WCD Global Institute


A two-day conference covering an expansive discussion on corporate governance issues with global corporate leaders providing thought leadership and best practices on today’s most pressing issues for boards and executive leadership teams.

WCD Visionary Awards


Presenting awards to companies or individuals who exhibit an exceptional corporate commitment to diversity, inclusion, and women’s leadership in the C-suite and boardroom.

Regional Institutes

Hosted Annually

WCD’s regional institutes gather local chapters to convene in-person to discuss timely topics facing specific areas.

S&P 500


The S&P 500 Global Directors' Summit is a special event designed for female directors serving on the boards of large-cap companies currently trading on major U.S. or global stock exchanges.

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For more information regarding WCD programming, contact our programming department on programming@wcdglobal.org.


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