Women bring a different perspective in terms of diversity of thought and experience, and are passionate about making a contribution and adding value from the start. If you're anything like me, you're probably asking, "Where do I sign up?" With that in mind, I'd like to share some tips based on my experience as a board member within RBC to help you get started.
It's possible that women are underrepresented in boardrooms because they are more likely to decide that they don't want to be there. Women should be able to define success in a more nuanced way than society does without being written off as brainwashed dupes.
TORONTO - Women who sit on corporate boards are more likely to "rock the boat" and be more open to new ideas than their male counterparts — skills that often translate into better decisions and financ...