Whether you are already a C-suite executive or on your way there, a next step in the careers of many Wharton graduates is the goal of serving on a corporate board.

Join us for this virtual event to hear tips and insights from three Wharton Alumni who are experienced board directors and also from Korn Ferry’s Co-Leader of Board Services. This engaging panel will share how to secure your first board role and how to become an effective board member. You’ll also learn:
  • The best way to find a board role that fits your skills and experience
  • What today’s corporate Boards are looking for in a director candidate and why
  • How to evaluate the opportunity as a director and how to best position yourself for success
  • What’s it really like inside the boardroom - from navigating board culture, the benefits of board service, and challenges of being a director
  • What Wharton Resources are available for Board searches for Wharton Alumni
Tierney Remick, Vice Chairman and Co-Leader, ESG and Board & CEO Services, Korn Ferry
Shaz Kahng, WG ’89, Board Director, Transformational CEO, Keynote Speaker, Award-Winning Author
Stefanie Shelley, WG’89, Board Director, Executive Advisor & Coach; NACD Directorship Certified and ESG Global Competent Boards Global Designation
Craig MacKay, WG’89, Senior Banking Executive, Board Director, NACD Board Leadership Fellow
Cara Costello, Director of Alumni Services for Wharton MBA's

Carl E. Rosen, WG’77, Luxury Industry Consultant, Board Director

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
6:00 PM ET - 7:30 PM ET
- Virtual Event via Zoom -

WCNY Supporting Members - $10 (WCNY supporting membership costs $95/yr at Join/Renew Membership)
Other Wharton Alumni & Alumni Guests - $20
Gold & Benefactor Members - $0

Virtual Access Information:
A link, accessible by personal computer, tablet or smartphone, will be emailed to all registered guests 24-48 hours prior to the event.  Please review your profile to confirm that the email address listed is correct. 

By registering for this event, you agree to the following:
I understand that this session may be recorded and made available, and that my image, name, comments, or questions may appear on-screen.

Pre-registration is required. Please register early as events can and do sell out quickly.
Registration is subject to availability and will close on Wednesday, March 1st at 9:00am.

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Cancellations must be made at least 48-hours (business day) prior to the event date by sending an email to Gabriela Sanchez. Refunds or credits for future events are not available for any no-shows or late cancellations. Click here for full details.