In celebration of women and in recognition of #InternationalWomensDay, Milwaukee Women inc will ChooseToChallenge leaders throughout our community 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 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

Tenneco Announces New Addition To Its Board Of Directors
September 16, 2021

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) today announced that it has appointed Michelle A. Kumbier, former Chief Operating Officer at Harley-Davidson Motor…

EY Americas Center for Board Matters

A growing number of companies are embracing environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters as a strategic business imperative. They recognize…

Boards Reach Important Milestone, Surpassing Halfway to Gender Parity
September 10, 2021

Calls for greater social equity in Corporate America have increased in recent years, and public company boards of directors have…

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