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2024 Chicago BoardReady Institute (BRI)


JULY 11-12, 2024 | CHICAGO

Counter Convening

BRI is Tailored Exclusively
for LCDA Members

The LCDEF's BoardReady Institute (BRI) provides exclusive in-person programming uniquely tailored to prepare and position aspiring directors for success in the boardroom. Led by distinguished Latino corporate directors and governance experts, BRI participants benefit from hands-on board preparation, immersive corporate governance content, and invaluable in-person networking opportunities.


Assessing the shifting dynamics of the boardroom

Strategies for proactive board governance

Art of asking questions to assess potential risk

How to secure small wins that can lead to your first public or large private company board seat

Gain Insights via 1:1 Coaching from Experienced Directors

Elevate your board value proposition: Board Resume, Board Bio and Board Pitch refinement

Overview of fulfilling independent director duties on a private vs. public Board

Network with peers from diverse industries and boardroom influencers

Schedule Overview

Thursday, July 11, 2024, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM, BRI sessions

Thursday, July 11, 2024, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, BRI Reception

Friday, July 12, 2024, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, BRI sessions

Hear from esteemed BRI Certified Members
who have attended our in person programming.

Hear from esteemed BRI Certified Members
who have attended our in person programming.

Ready for what is to come, but not sure what to expect?
Check out BRI Highlights!

BoardReady Institute Certified

View LCDA members who are certified by the Latino Corporate Directors Education Foundation’s (LCDEF), BoardReady Institute (BRI) programs in corporate governance excellence.



InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
A limited number of rooms will be available to BRI attendees at a reduced rate.


2024 Chicago BoardReady Institute (BRI) Attendees

Click below to browse the members, partners, and esteemed faculty who joined us for the BRI program in Chicago!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Ready to elevate your brand through sponsorship with LCDEF’s BoardReady Institute (BRI)? Explore exclusive opportunities
and ignite meaningful connections today! Contact Pilar Avila at

For more information on the BRI, contact Sr. BRI Manager, Lisa Hodges at