How to apply

Africa Board Ready Women compiles an Africa-wide list of women who are qualified to sit on a listed or private company board.

Selection criteria

We invite applications from women who have least five years’ experience in one or more of the following roles:

  • Chairperson or non-executive director of listed or private company
  • CEO or C-suite executive director in a listed or private company
  • Family member and controlling shareholder of large family board
  • Director of a government agency or non-profit organisation
  • Senior partner in an investment, legal or accounting or other professional firm
  • Senior academic with relevant public / private sector experience
  • Enterpreneur.

Each application is formally assessed by the board of Africa Board Ready Women. We accept only those women who meet the criteria, and their details are loaded into our database as prospective candidates for board-level positions at publicly listed or private companies.

E-mail us

Candidates: If you wish to be considered for listing on the Africa Board Ready Women database, send your CV to

Companies: Companies wishing to access candidates on the Africa Board Ready Women database should contact:
How to apply

Who We Are?

Africa Board Ready Women is a social enterprise founded by Africa Women Lead! and Amrop Landelahni, Africa member of the global Amrop executive search group.