Sponsors, Charter Members and Partners

Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation deeply appreciates our Sponsors, Charter Members and Partners who make our work to advance women on boards possible.


Caruso Foundation is sponsor of Women's Leadership Foundation

The Caruso Foundation was created by Dan and Cindy Caruso to build multi-generational support for organizations focused on entrepreneurship and improving the health and knowledge of individuals worldwide. Their vision is to promote and grow the entrepreneurial community. This includes promoting the development of business startups, creating entrepreneurs, and supporting provocative and innovative endeavors, both in terms of breakthrough ideas and human progress as well as building the associated infrastructure for sustained growth.

Xcel Energy sponsored the Corporate Boardbound event celebrating the 2017-18 cohort and launching the 2018-19 cohort.  We appreciate their support over the years.

Charter Members

Corporate Charter Members

Colorado Hospital Association
Divorce Matters
Gutterman Griffiths PC
Xcel Energy
Wells Fargo

Individual Charter Members



The Women’s Leadership Foundation is working with other Colorado organizations to recognize companies who add women to their board and to share strategies to help Colorado become a leader with gender parity on public company boards. Other members include the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Colorado Chapter of Women Corporate Directors and the Denver Office of Economic Development.


The Thirty Percent Coalition is a national organization of more than 80 members committed to the goal of women, including women of color, holding 30% of board seats across public companies. Formed in 2011, the Coalition includes public companies, private equity, institutional investors, professional service firms, national women’s organization, and government officials for the first time working together to drive the pace of change. The Coalition’s work is on the demand side of board Diversity—influencing corporations to strengthen their efforts to increase the number of women on their boards.


Established in 2004, ION is the national consortium of member organizations whose mission is to increase the number of women appointed to corporate boards and the executive suite. Representing 12 major regions in the US and nearly half of the 28 million women working in management and professional roles across the nation, ION provides a forum where women’s leadership organizations can leverage best practices and share leads for board opportunities.

Orange Marketing developed our logo and the infographics about women on boards that are used in print collateral and on the Women’s Leadership Foundation home page.

Fireclay Communication consulted with the Board to develop our Vision and Mission statement and help with other communications.

Thanks to Business Leaders Podcast by Bob Roark for interviewing Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation’s leaders and Corporate Boardbound alumnae.  Hear, see or read the interviews here.

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