To be effective and relevant, we believe it is critical that representatives from business and industry, community leaders, parents, students, and community members from a global perspective all have opportunity to provide input and service on this board. Therefore we would like to form a team of non-executive and advisory board members to give advice and support to the organization. These positions are not remunerated, but all reasonable and agreed travel expenses and/or connection costs, and other honorarium offered for virtual meetings will be covered by the organization.
The board is to provide management advice about the direction the organization should follow. You will also be part of a great time that will steer women in eCommerce forward, with your expertise.
Responsibilities of board members
Developing an understanding of the business, market and industry trends
Provide “wise counsel” on issues raised by owners/directors or management
Provide unbiased insights and ideas from a third point-of-view (not involved in the operation of the non profit organization
Encourage and support the exploration of ideas
Act as a resource for executives
Provide social networking platform for directors and the non profit organization
Encourage the development of a governance framework that enable sustainable growth of the non profit organization
Impose challenges to directors and management that could improve their operations
You will be part of a global community that assists women in their start-ups and entrepreneurship journey. You will also be at the frontline of any benefits received from our sponsors, and any partnership opportunities.
The advisory board will meet three times this year virtually, and the non-executive board will meet 6 times a year, with each meeting consisting of a two-hour discussions. There may also be some followup questions and discussions by email.
Intended duration of the advisory board
The board membership is a one year renewable position.
To be effective and relevant, we believe it is critical that representatives from business and industry, community leaders, parents, students, and community members from a global perspective all have opportunity to provide input and…