Women on Board

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Because lasting change can only be created by empowering women and girls to realize their full potential, The Atlanta Women’s Foundation engages and educates women as leaders through its Women on Board program.

Created in 2000, the program was designed to increase the number of women on nonprofit boards in metro Atlanta by providing effective board governance training to Atlanta women and connecting participants to nonprofit organizations. Since its inception, the program has trained more than 3,000 women in board governance and leadership skills.

For questions about Women on Board, please email wob@atlantawomen.org.

Upcoming Workshops

The 2018-2019 Women on Board workshop schedule will be available in August 2018. Please check back on this site then for the complete listing of workshop dates. For questions, email us at wob@atlantawomen.org.

Level One: Introduction to Nonprofit Boards

The workshop will provide an introduction to the basics of nonprofit board governance, roles and responsibilities of board members, and how to find a board that is right for you. The Level One fee is $150.

Date: 2018-2019 Schedule will be posted in August.
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Troutman Sanders LLP, 600 Peachtree St., Atlanta
Cost: $150.00
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Level Two: Advanced Board Training

This workshop explores nonprofit board governance topics in depth, including the financial responsibilities of nonprofit boards, the challenge of building board capacity to support organizational growth, and strategic planning. The Level Two fee is $175.

Date: 2018-2019 Schedule will be posted in August.
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Troutman Sanders LLP, 600 Peachtree St., Atlanta
Cost: $175.00
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Additional Workshop Opportunities*

Please check back in August 2018 for the 2018-2019 workshop schedule.

*Registration for the next Level One and Two workshops will open once the current training for each level has passed. If you have any questions about the 2017-2018 schedule, please contact us at WOB@atlantawomen.org or (404) 577-5000.

Thank you to our Women on Board host

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Women on Board Refund Policy

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s Women on Board workshop refund policy is as follows:

  • 100% refund if cancellation occurs at least 30 days prior to the workshop date.
  • 75% refund if cancellation occurs 29-14 days prior to the workshop date.
  • 50% refund if cancellation occurs 13-7 days prior to the workshop date.
  • 25% refund if cancellation occurs less than 7 days prior to the workshop date.

If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may also transfer to a future scheduled workshop. There is an expiration date of one year for any workshop transfer. After one year, if you have not redeemed your workshop fee, you will have to pay in full to register for a workshop.

All Women on Board workshops are transferable to another person if The Atlanta Women’s Foundation is notified at least 10 days prior to the workshop date.  Fewer than 10 days prior to a workshop, only a partial refund will be given.

If you have any questions about the program or a specific session, please email us at WOB@atlantawomen.org.