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Women on Boards Roundtable

  • 20 Jul 2021
  • 21 Dec 2021
  • 6 sessions
  • 20 Jul 2021, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
  • 17 Aug 2021, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
  • 21 Sep 2021, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
  • 19 Oct 2021, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
  • 16 Nov 2021, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (UTC-08:00)
  • 21 Dec 2021, 3:00 PM 4:30 PM (UTC-08:00)


  • Are you interested in a For-Profit, Non-Profit or Advisory board position?

  • Are you currently on a Board and willing to share insights?

    Join C-Sweet for the Women on Boards Roundtable, an on-going national initiative to discover how to land a board position, discuss what’s required when you serve on a corporate board. What are the challenges? What are the perks? How can you land one of these highly coveted positions?

    Women on Boards Roundtable
    Tuesday, July 20th from 3-4:30 pm PST/ 6-7:30 pm EST
    We meet on the third Tuesday of each month.

    Join our next session to hear from our guest speaker,
    Sandy Li, on Board Resumes.

    Sandy Li began her career as an investment banker for Morgan Stanley, and after nearly a decade in executive search, she launched her own executive coaching practice in 2014. She advises Board and C-Suite level talent across financial services, global corporations, consulting, nonprofit organizations, venture capital and social impact investing. Over her career she has personally coached over 40,000 executives. Sandy Li graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has coached faculty at Columbia Business School and Stanford University and has been a guest presenter for Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, MIT, NYU, and UCLA business schools and alumni.

    More about our Women on Board Initiative: 

    It takes a community, and we’re starting a focused initiative for YOU to land a Board position. The benefits of this roundtable include preparation for board readiness, community, expanded influence, and insights into the process.

    Topics for discussion can include:

    • Board Insights
      • Board responsibilities
      • Recruiters/board placement organizations/sources to identify openings
    • Board Readiness
      • Learning options
      • Creation of bios
      • Practice of board pitches / value add for board seat
      • Negotiation of compensation – pay and/or options
    • Act as an ongoing resource
    • Introductions
    • Expanded network
    • Training
    • Celebrate Success!

Steering Committee:
Carolyn Sims, Sr. Advisor & Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Projects, Local Public Affairs, Southern California Edison
Melinda Chelliah, former CFO and VP of Operations at Dermstore (exited)
Tammy Tran, Senior Manager in Local Public Affairs at Southern California Edison (SCE), leading its Orange County Government Relations Team

We welcome you to join us!

This program is complimentary for C-Sweet Members. Non-members and guests may join any session for $45.

When Female Leaders Collaborate, We All Win!

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