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.

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Thirteen percent of directors say their companies have delayed planned investments for 2020, according to the National Association of Corporate…

The Novel Coronavirus Requires Classic Crisis Management – Corporate Board Member

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