Program Aims to Prepare Women for Board Service

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Increasing the representation of women on corporate boards has been a hot topic in the management education world of late, with a leading business school women’s advocacy group recently asking top U.S. B-schools to help them create a list of board-ready women. George Washington University’s School of Business is taking a different approach to the same issue. Rather than compiling a list, the school is creating a new executive education offering that will handpick 15 to 20 women a year to serve as fellows in a new program called On Board: Advancing Women’s Corporate Board Leadership.

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