The Man Who Knew Infinity

We are often told to get a Sponsor to fast-track our careers. Sponsors not only provide advice but also actively create opportunities for you to growth and have a faster career advancement. Sponsors advocate and champion your success, often using their own platforms and reputation to offer you a platform to gain more influence and exposure. A Sponsor will speak highly of you without … Continue reading The Man Who Knew Infinity

Board members must know how to manage pitfalls in governance and leadership

Our last two days in the Women on Boards program, organized by Yale School of Management, covered the role of Directors when the company faces pitfalls due to Executive Management (particularly the CEO) or even Stakeholders actions. We learned from Yale Professor Elise Walton about the Board Engagement Continuum model, which classifies the Boards based on the level and type of engagement exercised by their … Continue reading Board members must know how to manage pitfalls in governance and leadership

Board members require effective networks and gravitas

On our third day in the Women no Boards program in Yale School Of Management, we had an opportunity to touch on useful tools when searching for a Board seat, consisting in building effective networks and positioning yourself as a thought leader. We learned how these tools can help you to connect with people, perform some indirect self-promotion and communicate and share your … Continue reading Board members require effective networks and gravitas

The process of getting a seat in the board

On May 6th, we had the kick-off of Yale School of Management Women on Boards program. This is the second class of this program and I am proud to be accompanied by a galaxy of female talent.  The program started with a very informative and entertaining class from Jeff Sonnenfeld, Senior Associate Dean of Yale School of Management and founder of … Continue reading The process of getting a seat in the board