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

Women on San Diego Corporate Boards
January 11, 2021

The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation and KPMG are committed to increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards. Therefore, we are…

On the 2021 Board Agenda, KPMG Board Leadership Center
January 9, 2021

Nine issues for boards to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2021 agendas. COVID-19, recession, extreme…

A look at the early impact of California’s board diversity mandate

KPMG Board Leadership Center Senate Bill 826, California’s law mandating gender diversity for public companies headquartered there, elevated the conversation…

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