New Responsibilities, New Faces in the Boardroom

Edna Twumwaa Frimpong

Host: Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director, Diligent Institute 

Guest: Dominique Shelton Leipzig, co-founder and co-CEO of NxtWork, cybersecurity & data privacy partner at Mayer Brown


In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, Dominique Shelton Leipzig, co-founder and co-CEO of NxtWork and cybersecurity & data privacy partner at Mayer Brown, discusses how diversifying the boardroom can help organizations meet new challenges and expectations.  

In this episode:

  • About NxtWork: Shelton Leipzig discusses NxtWork, a non-profit dedicated to diversifying the C-suite and the boardroom.
  • Moving the Needle: Shelton Leipzig discusses how companies can continuously work to champion diversity at the board level, even after they have met internal DEI goals.
  • Cybersecurity in Today’s Boardrooms: Shelton Leipzig talks cyber trends and advises directors on staying up-to-date.

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Edna Twumwaa Frimpong
Edna Twumwaa Frimpong is Head of International Research for the Diligent Institute, the governance think tank and research arm of Diligent Corporation. In her role, Edna leads corporate governance research projects and partnerships across the globe. She joined Diligent Institute after six years as Head of EMEA Research at CGLytics, the corporate governance analytics firm acquired by Diligent in 2018.