theBoardlist Presents: Board Essentials for Women

Are you interested in positioning yourself for your first Board role, or putting yourself forward for additional Board service? Do you know if your "executive presence" appears Board-ready? This informative session covers all the steps from understanding Board searches to interviewing, negotiating compensation, and what to do once you've been appointed to a Board, as well as tips and feedback on your personal profile and practice presenting a Board pitch. Speakers include experienced Board members as well as Board search and nominating committees, from startups to public companies.

$225 USD


Borden Ladner Gervais | Waterfront Centre | Suite 1200, 200 Burrard Street | Vancouver, BC







Shannon Gordon is a technology executive and leader with proven experience building and scaling new customer experiences. She is currently CEO of theBoardlist, a curated talent marketplace that connects highly qualified female leaders with board opportunities at public and private companies. Before joining theBoardlist, Shannon was SVP Operations and Customer Experience at Shyp, a San Francisco startup that helped small businesses with their shipping needs. 

Prior to Shyp, Shannon was VP, Customer Experience at where she grew Walmart's omni-channel businesses, such as order online/ pickup in store, from a pilot in just a few stores to a chain wide program and a core part of Walmart's eCommerce offering. Shannon has also worked at McKinsey & Company in Chicago and attended the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.