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 female corporate directors.


Benchmarking where we are and where we need to go


Educating the business community about the benefits of women on boards and in leadership


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

Our Research

Since 2003, 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 2019 research report, “Building Momentum,” 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.

Latest News

My Career Toolkit: Getting On a Corporate Board
November 11, 2019

Catalyst: Take advantage of learning and networking opportunities that may land you a seat on a corporate board. Alliance for…

Marcia J. Avedon, Ph.D. elected to Generac Board of Directors

On October 24, 2019, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Generac Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) elected Marcia J. Avedon,…

MWi women named as 2019 Milwaukee-area power brokers
November 8, 2019

Congratulations to Milwaukee Women inc steering committee members Wendy Baumann, Cecelia Gore, Linda Gorens-Levey, Eve Hall, Jayne Hladio, Phyllis King,…

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