Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board Roles and Expectations

The IAPP’s Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board helps supports the IAPP by providing guidance on programming and content which helps to advance and support the needs of women in the privacy field.  

The board is led by IAPP Member Engagement Manager, Amanda Charbonneau, and holds at least four meetings per year.

Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board Expectations

All Women Leading Privacy Board members are expected to:

  • Play a key role in developing programming and content for the IAPP Global Privacy Summit, Privacy. Security. Risk., Canada Symposium, Europe Data Protection Intensive and Europe Data Protection Congress (each held once per year)
  • May be asked to help program smaller events as needed
  • Be advocates for the Women Leading Privacy community


All Women Leading Privacy Board members are required to:

  • Serve a two-year term
  • Attend and contribute to meetings

Selection criteria

Board members are balanced, to the extent possible, by : experience level, years in profession, industry sector, geographic location and area of expertise. Considerations for selection include:

  • Current IAPP membership in good standing (maintained throughout term)
  • Existing or past leadership roles within the IAPP
  • CIPM, CIPP, or CIPT certification is an advantage


  • Receive three continuing privacy education (CPE) credits per year of service


How to Apply

The Call for Volunteers opens every fall.