Conversations designed with purpose to inspire and empower women along their board director journey. This edition features Judith Athaide, corporate director for HSBC Bank Canada, Kiwetinohk Energy Corp., New Brunswick Power, Sustainable Development Tech. Canada, and more; in discussion with Boyden's Lisa Kershaw.
Board Journey 360o Fireside Series is presented in partnership by Boyden and International Women's Forum Canada, Toronto Chapter.
Board Journey 360o Fireside Series presents one-on-one discussions with prominent board directors representing a wide governance spectrum. In a micro-interview format, the conversations explore each directors’ unique experiences along the board journey: their insights, impacts, challenges, moments of seized opportunity, and the ever-so-critical ‘ah-ha moments’. They are designed with purpose to inspire and empower, helping contribute towards building a diverse governance pipeline.
This edition features Boyden's Lisa Kershaw in discussion with Judith Athaide, energy executive and current corporate board director for HSBC Bank Canada, TriSummit Utilities Inc., Kiwetinohk Energy Corp. New Brunswick Power, Computer Modelling Group, Sustainable Development Tech. Canada and Institute of Corporate Directors.
A certified corporate director and professional engineer, Judith is a highly accomplished professional with over 30 years of experience across energy, power & utilities, infrastructure, clean technologies, retail, real estate, financial services, and professional services. Her life experiences as a global citizen who has lived in six nations, including on the Montreal Lake Cree Nation reserve, make her a strong advocate for diversity of experience as a valuable contributor to diversity of thought. Her commitment to lifelong learning is evident in the various certificates and degrees she has earned, including a Nuclear Governance Certificate from Goizueta School of Business and a Certificate in Artificial Intelligence from MIT Sloan School of Business.
An active member of our series partner organization, International Women's Forum Canada, Calgary Chapter and seasoned board director in B2B and B2C industry sectors, Judith is a frequent speaker on topics such as purpose, stakeholder capitalism, diversity, inclusion & belonging, compensation, energy, and entrepreneurship and an instructor in the ICD Director Education Program on Board Effectiveness and Talent Management.
About Board Journey 360o
Presented in partnership by Boyden and International Women's Forum, the Board Journey 360o program was originally designed as an bespoke Master Class Series with a purpose to inspire and empower diverse professionals along their board director journey. The series explored all elements from recruiting to service, and what’s beyond in a hybrid program comprised of a four-part virtual workshop that included live instruction, interactive discussion, breakouts, and multiple expert speakers across the board leadership spectrum.
Each master class focused on a specific component of the journey, incorporating a versatile format into each session, all together providing a 360o perspective into the board journey. It is designed to allow for enrichment from experts and peer-to-peer discussions.
The evolved Fireside Series brings focus to the unique stories board directors share of their journey to continue the dialogue and learnings of the Master Class Series.