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

The First Female Recession Threatens to Wipe Out Decades of Progress for U.S. Women
September 30, 2020

(Bloomberg) — Women helped pull the U.S. economy out of the last recession. This time around they are falling behind….

Women Who Board: On Ditching The Pros And Cons List And Leaving Your Gender At The Door
September 29, 2020

“Women need to feel confident that they weren’t asked to join a board to just check a box…you’re not going…

In 2019, boards sought a balance of experience and fresh perspectives.
September 10, 2020

This year’s Board Monitor report explores how boards sought to diversify in 2019—with impressive gains for women but minimal changes…

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