Attaining a seat on a corporate board can be fulfilling professionally as well as personally. When the question “Why serve on a corporate board” is asked, the response is not always the same, but most say they end up getting more than they give.
The six most common responses:
- Intellectual Challenge
- An Enhanced Resume and Reputation
- A Fulfilling 3 “Second Career”
- It’s Prestigious
- Service to Others
Source: Women in the Boardroom