Women on Boards: Elevate Your Financial Oversight Skills for Impactful Decision-Making

Are you aspiring to secure a board position and make a significant impact in the corporate world?

Join our exclusive six-week program series designed to prepare women for board roles by acquiring essential financial oversight skills. Gain the knowledge, confidence, and strategic mindset needed to excel in crucial decision-making at the highest level.

Program Details

Outcome: Confidently launch your board seat search with a deep understanding of shifting expectations of boards and their directors. 

Through their meticulously curated weekly sessions, HAZ Advisors blends theoretical knowledge with practical application. The program went beyond the realms of classroom learning, allowing us to engage in hands-on exercises, case studies, and interactive discussions that challenged our critical thinking abilities. The real-world examples shared by the facilitators painted a vivid picture of the impact effective financial oversight can have on organizations. You will leave feeling well prepared to seriously pursue the Board position of your dreams!

Annett Cunningham, Chief Operating Officer 

Key Benefits

Many women may feel less confident in their financial knowledge, particularly in areas such as financial statements, strategic planning, and risk management. Our program bridges this gap by offering comprehensive education on financial concepts and practices, empowering women to understand, interpret, and confidently engage in financial decision-making discussions.

Breaking into the boardroom can be challenging for anyone. Our program equips women with the strategic mindset and financial acumen necessary to actively contribute to board discussions, enabling them to make informed and impactful decisions that drive organizational success.

Join us for this transformative program and unlock your potential to become a powerful force in boardrooms.

What to Expect


Below is a sample of what you can expect to experience in the Women on Boards program. Content and topics are subject to change


Hilda Mwangi

Hilda Mwangi

Chief Financial Officer, HAZ Advisors

As a CFO with over two decades of experience, Hilda possesses an exceptional understanding of financial management, strategic decision-making, and corporate governance.

Her extensive background in multinational organizations has exposed her to the intricacies of navigating complex financial landscapes, analyzing key performance indicators, and ensuring the long-term sustainability of businesses.

The underrepresentation of women in boardrooms and the importance of financial acumen in impactful decision-making, has led Hilda into becoming a leading advocate for gender diversity and inclusion.

Leveraging her expertise, she has established herself as a prominent figure in guiding women on their journey towards board positions, particularly by focusing on the vital aspect of financial oversight.

Women who have had the privilege of learning from Hilda praise her ability to demystify complex financial concepts and make them accessible to women aspiring for board positions.

Her teaching style combines expertise with empathy, fostering an inclusive learning environment where women feel confident to ask questions, engage in discussions, and explore their potential as future board members.

Application Information


To ensure an immersive and interactive learning environment, we maintain a small class size for our program, accommodating up to 25 women. As soon as we reach our capacity, we close the registration process. However, we encourage you to join our waitlist for our upcoming program, where you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on experience.

Rest assured, once registration is reopened, we will promptly notify you, giving you priority access to secure your spot.

Refunds and Cancellation

Refunds are allowed if requested in writing to HAZ – Women in Boards Our Cancellation Terms are as follows:

HAZ Advisors reserves the right to cancel or reschedule programs if enrollment is deemed insufficient or health and safety would otherwise be jeopardized. If a program is canceled by HAZ Advisors, a full refund of fees paid will be processed within 30 days.

While it is our goal to deliver our programs as scheduled, we may postpone programs, or cancel them. If one of our programs has a scheduling change, we will notify those affected as soon as possible.   

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of our most frequently asked questions to help you prepare for the program

Who is the program designed for?
Our program is specifically designed for ambitious women who aspire to secure board roles and seek to enhance their financial oversight skills for effective decision-making in corporate settings.

What topics are covered in the program?
Our program covers a wide range of financial oversight topics, including financial statement analysis, risk management, budgeting and forecasting, capital allocation, investment strategies, compliance, and more. We provide comprehensive training to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills.

How long is the program?
The program consists of a six-week duration, with one-hour sessions held on a weekly basis. This structured timeframe allows for in-depth exploration of each topic and provides ample opportunity for interactive learning and engagement.

Who are the instructors for the program?
Our instructor and guest speakers are highly experienced professionals with expertise in financial management, corporate governance, and board leadership. They bring a wealth of practical knowledge and real-world insights to guide you through the program.

Can I participate if I have limited financial background or experience?
Absolutely! Our program is designed to cater to participants with various levels of financial knowledge and experience. We provide a supportive learning environment, breaking down complex concepts into easily understandable modules to ensure that everyone can benefit and grow.

What kind of support can I expect during the program?
Throughout the program, you will receive personalized support from our instructor and guest speakers. They will be available to address your questions, provide clarifications, and offer guidance on applying financial oversight principles in practical scenarios. Additionally, you will have access to valuable resources and materials to enhance your learning experience.

Is there any networking opportunity within the program?
Yes, we foster a collaborative learning environment that encourages networking and connections among participants. You will have the opportunity to engage with like-minded women, share experiences, and build a strong professional network that can support your board aspirations.

What happens after completing the program?
After completing the program, you will have gained a solid foundation in financial oversight and be equipped with the necessary skills to contribute effectively in boardroom decision-making. You will also receive a certificate of completion, which can enhance your credentials and demonstrate your commitment to continuous professional development in the realm of financial oversight.


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