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

Small Firms Under Pressure to Put Women on Boards
February 14, 2019

(February 13, 2019, Wall Street Journal) The number of large US companies with all-male boards has dwindled in recent years as…

WOMEN ON BOARDS with Kathi Seifert and Mary Ellen Stanek

(Patina Talks) It’s been shown that public companies with women on boards consistently perform well. Learn more from two high-caliber executive…

Why Companies Need To Advocate For Their Female Executives To Join Boards
February 12, 2019

(February 12, 2019, Forbes) Serving on a corporate board offers many key benefits, including that it can elevate both the…

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