Board Ready Bootcamp

2020 CEO Panel - What CEOs Expect from their Boards -- Zipcar CEO Tracey Zhen, Toast CEO Chris Comparato, YW Boston CEO Beth Chandler, IDG CEO Mohamad Ali

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Board Panel - What Value Do I Bring to a Board -- Karen Golz, Analog Devices board, Corey Thomas, BCBSMA board, Pam Reeve, American Tower board, Yogesh Gupta, Beth Israel Lahey board

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Board Chair Panel - What Committee Chairs Want -- Deborah Ellinger, iRobot board, Elaine Eisenman, Designer Brands board, Willow Shire, TJX board, Jean Bua, Netscout board

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Lift as You Climb: Bootcamp Alumni Share Lessons -- Pam Lenehan, Kamala Grasso, Maria Loughlin, Jules Pieri

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Interactive Small Group Mentoring Breakout Session

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Group Photo of the 2020 Bootcamp Cohort, Faculty and Mentors

Group photo of the Board Ready Bootcamp 2020


Want to see more or get the high resolution photos? Check out the full morning and afternoon photo galleries from the April 2019 Cohort, and the full day photo gallery from the October 2019 Cohort!


“Mass TLC is taking a forward thinking step in helping to prepare more diverse candidates for board roles. The Board Bootcamp was an excellent first step and a great way to understand the role and the obligations. I also loved meeting so many impressive and diverse women and men in the tech industry.”
– Jodi Gernon, Director, Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, Harvard Business School

“I now have an idea how to structure my approach to reach the end goal: being on a board and an experienced technical leader of a strong ecosystem. Look forward to mentoring and being mentored by all population of this ecosystem.”
– Helena Shih Chapman, Director, IBM

“Whether you are seeking your first board position or just interested in learning how to communicate more effectively with your company’s board the bootcamp will provide you with insights and specific action steps to make your interactions more impactful.”
– Meg Aranow, CEO, Edaris Health