Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence

    Dedicated to advancing corporate leadership and transformational learning

    Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence

    OUR MISSION

    Authentic connections are built when leaders, with a shared commitment, collaborate in shaping a sustainable future for all.

    Together, we can help expand the aperture of insight to achieve board excellence-today and as corporate governance landscape evolves.

    Purpose

    With strong corporate governance at our core, we power stronger economies, create more equitable opportunities, and contribute to a more sustainable world to help our stakeholders and beyond reach their full potential. We invite members and supporters of the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence to join us as valued partners on this journey.

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    Advancing Excellence at the Board Level and Beyond

    The Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence is a convener and inclusive community of board members, executive leaders, educators, and knowledge-seekers across organizations, industries, and regions.

    By providing a platform for leaders to establish connections, the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence offers the opportunity to share experiences, gain insights, and deepen board engagement.

    Join the Community

    The Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence is a convener and inclusive community of board members, executive leaders, educators, and knowledge-seekers across organizations, industries, and regions.

    By providing a platform for leaders to establish connections, the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence offers the opportunity to share experiences, gain insights, and deepen board engagement.

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    Our Work

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    Community

    Foster a community of current and aspiring leaders who are committed to driving excellence in the boardroom and beyond.

    Foster a community of current and aspiring leaders who are committed to driving excellence in the boardroom and beyond.

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    Content

    Access to relevant resources, including thought leadership on key corporate governance topics and best practices to help achieve board excellence.

    Access to relevant resources, including thought leadership on key corporate governance topics and best practices to help achieve board excellence.

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    Collaboration

    Engage in experiences that help elevate aspiring leaders, facilitate connections with seasoned leaders, and provide a channel for networking.

    Engage in experiences that help elevate aspiring leaders, facilitate connections with seasoned leaders, and provide a channel for networking.

    What's needed to help us drive board excellence? You—and your insights.

    Leaders who join the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence have access to participate in and learn through exclusive and engaging events and educational resources, while also developing new and meaningful relationships.

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    Board Members & Trustees

    Cultivate your continual education through opportunities for transformational learning and inclusive leadership together while developing meaningful relationships, empowering you to be a more thoughtful and collaborative leader on the journey of creating long-term stakeholder value.

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    Executives & Board Candidates

    Be part of an inclusive environment where you can be your authentic self while accessing insights from seasoned board members and subject matter experts and forging relationships with peers and mentors.

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    Governance Professionals

    Stay informed in an evolving environment with insight into the latest and forecasted trends in corporate governance. Access best practices resources from Nasdaq and partners in an authentic community of peers. Deepen relationships while gaining perspective on what board members and candidates care about.

    Value of Community & Power of Collaboration

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    Fill out the form to request an invitation and start receiving exclusive communications from the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence

    Education

    Visit the resource library for additional insights from the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence

    Supporting Organizations

    Our supporting organizations are reimagining and promoting board excellence

    With a range of knowledge and experience, our supporters are positioned to provide insights directly with our members. From helping grow our community to creating cross-organizational opportunities for mentorship and networking, our supporters are crucial to the effectiveness of the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence.

    Learn more about our supporters below. 

    Equilar is a provider of corporate leadership data solutions.

    ADVANCING BOARDROOM DIVERSITY

    Equilar

    Equilar is the leading provider of corporate leadership data solutions. Its award-winning, data-driven executive platforms, BoardEdge, Insight and ExecAtlas, provide tools for business development, recruiting and compensation analytics.

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    ADVANCING BOARD SERVICE

    Athena Alliance

    Athena Alliance is a community-driven, SaaS-based executive education company that makes it easy and accessible for leaders to learn from their peers and for companies to access top executive talent for board director roles, CxO roles, and more.

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    ADVANCING BOARD SERVICE

    theBoardlist

    theBoardlist is an online talent platform that connects both public and private companies with diverse candidates for global leadership opportunities. As a leader in corporate diversity, theBoardlist has successfully helped over 2,000 companies source exceptional talent.

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    TRANSFORMING BOARDROOMS

    Heidrick & Struggles

    Heidrick & Struggles is the premier provider of senior-level executive search, culture shaping, and leadership consulting services. They serve more than 70% of the Fortune 1000, with clients in virtually every industry and sector around the globe.

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    ACCELERATING DIVERSITY ON CORPORATE BOARDS

    Him For Her

    Him for Her is a social impact venture dedicated to accelerating diversity on corporate boards to inspire better business. They work to create systemic change by engaging leading “Hims” to connect the world’s most talented “Hers” to board service — inspiring an increase in equality of opportunity.

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    DEEPENING DIRECTOR CONTRIBUTIONS

    Corporate Board Member

    Since 1998, directors have relied on Corporate Board Member to help them improve their contributions as individual directors and as boards, and in turn, strengthen stakeholder trust in the organizations they represent. Corporate Board Member Network connects the unique community of corporate directors to each other and to expert advisors through exclusive educational and peer-to-peer networking opportunities, allowing you to profit from the experience of other directors and build trust with stakeholders.

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    ADVANCING BOARDROOM DIVERSITY

    African American Board Leadership Institute

    The African American Board Leadership Institute’s (AABLI) mission is to strengthen public, private, and nonprofit organizations by recruiting and preparing African American professionals for a broad range of governing boards. AABLI’s comprehensive Board Leadership Program provides the foundation and expertise for effective organizational governance.

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    INCREASING CORPORATE BOARD DIVERSITY

    BoardReady

    BoardReady is a not-for-profit dedicated to increasing corporate board diversity. BoardReady works with clients to improve board diversity through the BoardReady Index (BRI), BoardConsult Analysis, and BoardReady TalentVault. Our female founders are seasoned private and public board members and executives with experience in Fortune-500 and FTSE-100 boardrooms. Through a data-driven approach, expanding the network of corporate boardrooms, and targeted introductions, BoardReady works to efficiently diversify client boardrooms.

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    ADVANCING BOARDROOM DIVERSITY

    Extraordinary Women on Boards

    Extraordinary Women on Boards (EWOB) is a unique and trusted peer-to-peer, global membership community for highly accomplished women who are experienced corporate board directors. Representing hundreds of public and private for-profit boards across a wide range of industries, geographies and sectors, EWOB members are committed to advancing board director excellence, modernizing governance, and strengthening the presence and influence of women in the boardroom.

    Board Recruitment and Composition Planning

    Nasdaq Corporate Platforms is establishing relationships with a number of organizations to support Nasdaq-listed companies in their search for highly qualified, diverse, board-ready candidates.

    Learn More and Meet Our Partners