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 and organizations in key industries. Our 2018 research report, The Power of 3, highlights the connection between board diversity and greater financial performance and provides data on the increasing percentage of women on corporate boards and in executive positions.

Read the full report here.

Latest News

15th Annual Milwaukee Women inc Research Report Highlights “Power of 3” Female Directors
October 8, 2018

Milwaukee Women inc, a nonprofit organization that works to achieve balanced representation of women on boards of directors to maximize…

California first state to mandate women on boards
October 1, 2018

California is about to mandate that public companies headquartered there hire women to serve on their corporate boards. It’s the first…

Equilar GDI: More Than One-Third of New Directorships Went to Women in Q2 2018
August 30, 2018

For a third consecutive quarter, the Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI) increased. The percentage of women on Russell 3000 boards…

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