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 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

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California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom shares new data on the state’s boards of directors gender diversity law. California has…

Senior-level women are leaving the workforce. If businesses don’t act, we’ll lose our best leaders
October 12, 2020

Last month, the U.S. workforce lost 865,000 women—and that might be just the tip of the iceberg. According to the 2020 Women…

Women in the Workplace 2020 – A crisis is looming in corporate America

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