Sheila Ronning

CEO & Founder | Women in the Boardroom New York, United States of America
Sheila Ronning


Leadership & networking expert and board strategist, Sheila Ronning is a trailblazer in working towards gender equality in the corporate boardroom. In 2002, she founded Women in the Boardroom and has an impressive success rate & advises women to 'show up, stand up and speak up'.


Parallel Session | Women and Diversity in Industry Open Industry

OI-17 – Serving on a Corporate Board: Uncover if It’s for You & Where to Start

Sheila Ronning
Sheila Ronning Women in the Boardroom CEO & Founder

30-10-2019 15:00 30-10-2019 15:30 Europe/Madrid OI-17 – Serving on a Corporate Board: Uncover if It’s for You & Where to Start

The journey to the boardroom can, at times, be an overwhelming undertaking filled with questions about what to expect, how to prepare, and how to be an effective board member. During this session with Women in the Boardroom CEO & Founder Sheila Ronning, you will get answers to burning boardroom questions, including: Types of boards, Job & responsibilities of a director, Being an effective board member, The risks of serving, Time commitment of serving, Compensation for serving, What skills and experience are boards looking for? What boards are you qualified for and interested in? Why serve on a board, and What you can do to get your seat at the table.

Room 5
Wed 30 15:00h - 15:30h Room 5

Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory