What is the Aspiring Directors Workshop?

A one-day workshop for Asian American senior executives aspiring to join a public company or large private company board in the near future.

Who is attending?

An exclusive group of senior executives, typically within three levels of a CEO and preferably from Fortune 1000 companies, are expected to attend. Limited number of seats available.

Why attend?

  • Learn from experienced and new board directors, academia, and board recruiters
  • Participate in discussions on:
    • Board Responsibilities and Liabilities: An Overview
    • Fiduciary Duties of a Board & Board Dynamics
    • Challenges Facing Boards Today
    • Profile of a Board Candidate for a Fortune 100 versus Fortune 1000 or Fortune 3000 company
    • Preparing for Board Service - Matching Capability with Demand
  • After attending the Workshop, attendees are invited to attend the rest of the Asian Corporate Directors Summit
  • Post-Summit, Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to build mentoring and coaching relationships.

Includes Aspiring Directors Workshop, Asian Corporate Directors Summit and all meal functions during the Summit.

To submit a qualified senior executive, email summit@ascendleadership.org with the following:

Nomination Criteria

  • Asian American senior executive within 3 levels of CEO
  • Preferably from Fortune 1000 company
  • Up to 3 nominations per company

Submission Requirements

  • First & last name of nominee
  • Title & company of nominee
  • Email Address of nominee
  • Brief description on why this executive is being nominated
  • Has the individual have any exposure to a large company board? If yes, please provide brief description.
  • Level to CEO (ex: 1st, 2nd or 3rd)

Nominations are closed. Thank you to those who applied! Confirmed participants will receive registration instructions soon.

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