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Check out recent articles, viewpoints and blog postings, as well as MWi news releases, media coverage and member communications on advancing women on boards and in the executive pipeline.

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Lori A. Syverson announced as President and CEO
November 28, 2023

Milwaukee native will work to accelerate MWi’s expansion and impact Milwaukee Women inc (MWi) is pleased to announce that its…

2024 Annual Meeting
Closing Out the 2023-2024 Year
April 30, 2024

MWi closed out the 2023-2024 year with our annual meeting on April 18, marking the transition into an exhilarating 2024-25! Kristin Dufek was welcomed as our new board chair as we embark on this journey of growth and success together.

CEO Conversation with George R. Oliver
November 17, 2023

Why is gender diversity important for you personally and for your company? Gender diversity – and all diversity – is…

Quad Appoints Melanie Huet to Board of Directors
October 5, 2023

October 05, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SUSSEX, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) (“Quad” or the “company”), a global…

Celebrating Women of Color and their journeys to the boardroom
September 19, 2023

Thanks to all who attended the September Steering Committee meeting. We celebrated MWi’s women of color and their journeys to…

Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Adds Emma McTague to Board of Directors
March 15, 2023

MILWAUKEE– Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation (NYSE: ZWS) announced today that Emma McTague, 49, senior vice president and chief human resources…

Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance Announces 2023 Award Recipients
March 13, 2023

Dr. Joan Prince, UWM vice chancellor emerita, and Marquette University are chosen honorees MILWAUKEE- The Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) in…

CEO Conversation with Cathy Jacobson
February 28, 2023

Why is gender diversity important to you personally and to Froedtert? “Our real pledge, first and foremost, is to diversity…

Beth-Ann Eason, a digital transformation leader, has been appointed to Quad’s board of directors
February 6, 2023

February 02, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time SUSSEX, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) (“Quad” or the “company”), a global…

ManpowerGroup Elects Muriel Penicaud to Board of Directors
November 27, 2022

ManpowerGroup elects a fifth woman to the Board of Directors. ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) announced today that Muriel Pénicaud, formerly French Ambassador to the…

Kim Stoll & Mara Swan guests at Rotary Club of Milwaukee meeting
November 21, 2022

Kim Stoll, MWi chair & vice president-sales at Badger Meter, was the guest speaker at Rotary’s luncheon meeting on Tuesday, November…

WILN Opinion+: Nancy Hernandez and Kim Stoll
November 14, 2022

Welcome to the very first episode of Wisconsin Latino News Opinion+ where we talk about major issues the Latinx and…

Congratulations to MWi members Kate Brewer, Jayne Hladio & Peggy Kelsey, Titan 100 Recipients
October 26, 2022

The Titan 100 program recognizes the top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders…

Toni Townes-Whitley, Intentional Strategies for Equity & Inclusion for Public & Private Companies
October 26, 2022

Source: BizTimes Milwaukee, October 24, 2022 issue, page 7

State Sees Increase in Women on Corporate Boards
October 26, 2022

Now comprise 26% of Wisconsin’s top-50 public corporate boards, huge rise in 20 years. While women make up about half…

MWi 20th Anniversary Celebration & Recognition Videos
October 17, 2022

Enjoy the inspiring videos released at the anniversary dinner! Video 1: Looking Back, featuring MWi members Sharon Canter, Karen Hung…

Representation of women on Wisconsin corporate boards surpasses Milwaukee Women inc’s target
October 14, 2022

The latest annual report by Milwaukee Women inc shows that women hold 26.3% of board seats at Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies. That’s an…

Betty Quadracci’s Legacy Lives on Through Milwaukee Women inc
October 14, 2022

The organization celebrates 20 years since its founding. Milwaukee Magazine | For 20 years, Milwaukee Women inc has advanced its mission to…

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