Is Board Service for Me?


Nonprofit and Corporate Boards Demystified.


Have you thought about serving on a board? What do board members do? How do nonprofit & corporate boards differ? How do you evaluate a board opportunity? Learn about board service from five experienced board members:

Susan Esserman ‘74 Attorney at Steptoe; founded SAFE Center for human trafficking; served on nonprofit boards with a women’s rights and international focus

Cynthia Glassman ’67 Board & Audit Committee chair at Discover Financial; past board member Navigant Consulting; scholar on corporate governance at GWU Business School; past board member of several nonprofit organizations

Lynne Miller ’73 Past board member of a large utility, community bank and engineering company; board of Wellesley Business Leadership Council

Marilyn Smith ’70 Board of CSP, Inc. (IT services company) and chair of Compensation Committee; past chair of Wellesley Business Leadership Council

Karen Williamson ’69 Nonprofit board experience includes MedStar Health Research Institute, YWCA National Capital Area, Wellesley College Alumnae Association, and Center for Nonprofit Advancement


Light food and beverages will be served at 6 pm. The panel begins at 6:30 pm. The format will be interactive so bring your questions! The program will end at 8 pm.


Monday, March 23 2020: 6-8 pm

Steptoe & Johnson

1330 Connecticut Ave, NW

Washington, DC



WWC Members: $15

Non-Members/Guests: $25