Presenting to the Board as an Executive

In this guide, learn best practices for presenting to the board as an executive – how to prepare, tips for success, and approaches to ensure a seamless follow-up and leave a lasting impression.

The Executive’s Guide to Presenting to a Board

This guide covers best practices executives should know when they present to the board of directors. Most of the tips and guidance shared in this guide have been sourced directly from within Athena Alliance, an executive learning community that makes it easy and accessible for women leaders to learn from their peers.

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