In celebration of women and in recognition of #InternationalWomensDay, Milwaukee Women inc will ChooseToChallenge leaders throughout our community to advance inclusive leadership on corporate boards.

Milwaukee Women inc is an organization of professional women determined to change the face and quality of leadership in the Wisconsin business community by increasing the number of women corporate directors.

External Engagement

External Engagement

Working with the broader business and civic community to build relationships with key decision-makers

Member Engagement

Member Engagement

Serving the broader membership by providing meaningful connections and involvement



Benchmarking where we are and where we need to go


Providing resources for companies looking to place women on their boards and for women interested in serving on boards

Our Research

Since 2004, MWi has published an annual research report on the percentage of women serving on the boards of directors of the 50 largest Wisconsin public companies. Our 2021 research report, “Making an Impact,” shows the percentage of women on the boards of Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies has continued to increase. This year for the first time, we also included representation of Women of Color on Wisconsin’s top boards.

Read the full report here.

Making An Impact - 2021 Research Report

Wisconsin Top 50 Companies Executives

Latest News

Report: Disclosure of US Board Diversity Soars; Boards Increase Gender Diversity Faster than Racial and Ethnic Diversity
November 17, 2021

Companies are disclosing the racial and ethnic composition of their boards at a record rate. While just 24 percent of…

50/50 Women on Boards Statistics

Gender Diversity Statistics on Boards for Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin presented at 50/50 Women On Boards Midwest Event. Wisconsin…

How to get involved in board service

Pat Ackerman, MWi Chair & SVP, Investor Relations, Corporate Responsibility, and Sustainability, & Treasurer is quoted numerous times    …

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