WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation is the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors.  In this new era of responsibility, WCD Foundation is committed to not just good governance, but to governance with global vision.  Smart boards are going global in members and mindset.  Our members share information and insights in order to ensure best practices in corporate governance around the world. The combined market capitalization of the companies on whose boards the WCD Foundation members serve totals almost $8 trillion; if WCD Foundation were a country, its economy would be the world’s third-largest, behind only the U.S. and China.

WCD Foundation acts as a bold catalyst for thought leadership, networking, and new relationships. WCD Foundation is a true champion for women directors and a vital source of governance expertise. Not only has WCD Foundation developed a trusted community for advice and experience to help women directors share best practices and learn from this valuable network, but WCD Foundation has also helped secure board and advisory board positions for numerous women around the world. 

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The Women Corporate Directors Foundation (WCD), a 501(c)(3) organization, believes that corporations with a diverse population and (more) women on boards will outperform their competitors in bringing higher shareholder value.

Our mission is to:

  • Inspire visionary boards worldwide by providing educational sessions and tools that keep members engaged and knowledgeable on the latest in governance and other board hot topics
  • Increase the representation of women on boards and in board leadership positions
  • Foster a powerful, trusted community of influential women corporate directors
  • Increase the pipeline of qualified female board candidates

Our vision is to:

  • Become THE influential network for women who serve on/ or aspire to be on corporate boards of directors across the globe
  • Grow the global network with highly qualified women of diverse backgrounds, experiences, expertise, and geographies
  • Support members to contribute to the growth, governance, and sustainability of their organizations

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