In celebration of women and in recognition of International Women’s Day, Milwaukee Women Inc challenges leaders throughout our community to #BreakTheBias to advance inclusive leadership on corporate boards.

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 2021 research report, “Making an Impact,” shows the percentage of women on the boards of Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies has continued to increase. This year for the first time, we also included representation of Women of Color on Wisconsin’s top boards.

Read the full report here.

Making An Impact - 2021 Research Report

Wisconsin Top 50 Companies Executives

Latest News

LinkedIn | Expanding OUR Individual & Collective Reach
May 18, 2022

Thank you to Deb Kerr & Stacy Stutz for leading MWi’s LinkedIn Workshops. To learn how to make your profile…

California’s women on boards law declared unconstitutional

A state judge has struck down a California law designed to increase the number of women on corporate boards. Since…

Fortune 500 companies step up to appoint more women on boards
May 12, 2022

The 2022 Board Monitor report found that 45 percent of the 449 board seats filled in 2021 were women directors, up from…

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