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

Milwaukee Women inc celebrates companies with gender-diverse leadership
January 20, 2020

Milwaukee Women inc celebrated the major public companies in Wisconsin that include at least three women on their boards. Each…

2019 Study of Gender Diversity In Private Company Boardrooms
January 16, 2020

Key Findings: Our analysis of the composition of the boards of some of the most heavily funded private companies revealed…

NYSE targets change in board diversity with elite networking program

High-profile CEOs back campaign to identify board-ready diverse candidates When Betty Liu joined the NYSE in July 2018, she hit…

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