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 2020 research report, “Moving the Needle,” shows the percentage of women on the boards of Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies has reached an all-time high. The report ranks the number of women on corporate boards and in executive positions at the WI 50 companies and includes best practices for increasing board diversity.

Read the full report here.

2020 MWi Research Report

Latest News

MWi’s Best Practice to Improve Gender Diversity and Inclusion on Boards
May 3, 2021

The Best Practices highlighted below provide an action plan for improving gender diversity and inclusion in companies and organizations.

Percentage of women CEOs rising, but still lags far behind men
April 26, 2021

While the percentage of replacement CEOs who are women has steadily increased in the last seven years, it still lags…

Gender diversity needs to catch up with these C-suite roles
April 20, 2021

At the C-level, gender diversity remains greatest among chief marketing appointments, but sorely lacks in sales and revenue roles. That’s…

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