Advancing WCD’s Mission

WCD works with leading organizations committed to advancing gender parity and diversity to support visionary boards worldwide.


Why Sponsor WCD?

Connect with the largest network of women board directors

United in our mission to diversify boards worldwide, WCD’s partners enable us to increase our reach and impact.

Together we’re accelerating gender equity and visionary governance in boardrooms globally—leading to more impactful, innovative and higher-performing leadership, companies and economies.

Welcome to our community

Join world-class organizations advancing gender diversity on boards globally.

Sponsorship Benefits

Amplify women’s influence and inspire visionary boards

Sponsorship of WCD presents a unique opportunity to connect and engage directly with women board members and C-suite executives from the world’s leading companies.

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    Publicly showcase your company’s commitment to inclusive economic leadership

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    Directly support gender parity and diversity on boards globally

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    Influence and inspire visionary corporate governance through high-profile leadership opportunities with WCD’s members

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    Gain consistent brand visibility with our preeminent global community of women business leaders

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    Network with global board directors across industries

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    Access insights and visibility from today’s most sought after global experts and thought-leaders

Global Lead Sponsor


KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. With 90 offices and more than 29,000 employees and partners throughout the US, we’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends.

Global Executive Sponsor

Pearl Meyer

Pearl Meyer is the leading advisor to boards and senior management helping organizations build, develop, and reward great leadership teams that drive long-term success. Our strategy-driven compensation and leadership consulting services act as catalysts for value creation and competitive advantage, addressing critical links between people and outcomes. Our clients range from high-growth, not-for-profit, and private organizations to the Fortune 500.

Global Strategic Sponsors

Spencer Stuart

Spencer Stuart is trusted by organizations around the world to help them make the senior-level leadership decisions that have a lasting impact on their enterprises, their stakeholders and the world around them. Through our executive search, board and leadership advisory services, we help build and enhance high-performing teams for clients ranging from major multinationals to emerging companies to nonprofit institutions.

Vinson & Elkins

Vinson & Elkins lawyers offer experienced legal counsel and top-tier service to sophisticated corporate clients in numerous industries. With offices located in financial centers, energy hubs, and political capitals across the globe, our lawyers provide strategic legal advice on our clients’ most challenging and complex transactional, regulatory, and dispute resolution matters.

Global Sustainability Strategic Sponsor

S&P Global

S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) provides essential intelligence. We enable governments, businesses and individuals with the right data, expertise and connected technology so that they can make decisions with conviction. From helping our customers assess new investments to guiding them through ESG and energy transition across supply chains, we unlock new opportunities, solve challenges and accelerate progress for the world.

Global Supporting Sponsor


When search firms or corporations have open board opportunities, they use Equilar’s robust database of nearly 3M public corporate board members, executives and other qualified candidates to find people who fit their needs. WCD members are highlighted as part of a search function for diverse directors, creating an additional avenue our members use to get noticed for new board opportunities.

WCD Partners

Davis Polk

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (including its associated entities) is an elite global law firm with world-class practices across the board. Our more than 1,000 lawyers around the globe provide seamless, best-in-class service on our clients’ most significant matters.

Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University


IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, providing advisory services to businesses and governments, and mobilizing capital in the international financial markets.

Kirkland & Ellis

With a global platform of approximately 3,500 lawyers in 20 cities across the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Kirkland & Ellis provides elite legal advice and a relentless commitment to client service. Kirkland is a market-leader in each of its core practice areas, including private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and alternative asset management; restructurings; high-stakes commercial and intellectual property litigation; and government, regulatory and internal investigations.

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Support WCD’s mission to increase gender diversity on boards worldwide. Join our community of impact-focused partners today.


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