IBSC Women in Leadership in Boys’ Schools

IBSC Women in Leadership in Boys’ SchoolsAn Online Panel Conversation Featuring Leaders in IBSC Schools

May 16 – 22, 2023


Join women leaders at IBSC member schools for a global panel discussion and live Q&A exploring women in leadership at boys’ schools. Come together to share successes, challenges, and action plans to promote women in leadership at boys’ schools.

Engage in conversation on the IBSC Shorts platform May 16 – 22, 2023. During this time access a pre-recorded panel discussion and interact with the presenters and other participants on the class discussion board to grow and learn together. Then join a live Q&A session on Zoom at 4:00 PM EDT May 22.

Who Should Attend?

Female leaders and teachers in IBSC member schools interested in leadership at boys’ schools


Watch a pre-recorded presentation and then join an asynchronous conversation with fellow participants and presenters on a discussion board. You have access to this content and conversation for seven consecutive days. Comment on the presentation, interact with the presenters, share your own resources that may benefit others, and learn from the information global colleagues contribute. 

Join a live Q&A session on Zoom at 4:00 PM EDT May 22. (Check the time in your time zone). After you register, you may share topics you want to discuss during the live Q&A session.


IBSC member rate: US $50

Pay by credit card only. This program is limited to the first 200 registrants.

Please note: Watch your email on May 15 for login information for IBSC Women in Leadership in Boys’ Schools.

Refund Policy 
IBSC will refund 90% of registration fees if a written request is received two weeks prior to the class. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after this time. Schools seeking to register an alternate to replace a participant unable to attend should contact IBSC@theibsc.org.

Please note: Watch your email for login information for your online class the Friday before the class starts. If you registered for the class later than this time, watch for login information within 24 hours.


Lorri Hamilton Durbin, Head of School, Town School for Boys (United States), and trustee, IBSC Board of Trustees


  • Deborah Barker, Principal, St. Kevin’s College (Australia)
  • Sarah Burns, Head Teacher, The Sandbach School (United Kingdom)
  • Margot Pearce, Head of School, Fairfield Country Day School (United States)
  • Catherine Steenhof, Headmistress, St. Peter’s Boys’ Preparatory School (South Africa)