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

Gender diversity increases corporate board effectiveness
July 29, 2020

These findings demonstrate that increasing female representation on boards will increase board diversity given their new and unique skill contribution….

Eight priorities for boards in 2020, EY Center for Board Matters
July 15, 2020

Boards will continue to face demands for more diverse competencies, innovative thinking, complex problem-solving and stronger governance. Boards will continue…

COVID‑19 and the Board: How Boards Are Responding
July 6, 2020

Companies around the globe have been affected in unprecedented ways by the novel coronavirus. Their boards of directors play a…

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