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 and organizations in key industries. Our 2018 research report, The Power of 3, highlights the connection between board diversity and greater financial performance and provides data on the increasing percentage of women on corporate boards and in executive positions.

Read the full report here.

Latest News

In a New Era for Boards, Culture Is Key
January 21, 2019

(SpencerStuart, 2018)  A healthy board culture is increasingly recognized as an important element of board performance. But unlike other areas…

2019 KPMG’s Leadership Study: Mastering the three “R’s”
January 19, 2019

Risk, Resilience, Reward Mastering the three “R’s”: The key to women’s success in the workplace. The 2019 KPMG Women’s Leadership Study:…

How Next‑Generation Board Directors Are Having an Impact
January 14, 2019

(SpencerStuart) Boards are coming under increasing pressure to demonstrate their relevance at a time when multiple disruptive forces are threatening…

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