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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.

Indra Nooyi: Women are ‘one of the biggest emerging-market opportunities’ for corporate America
July 29, 2021

Indra Nooyi, one of the most powerful women in business over the past two decades, has a message for U.S….

Wisconsin women in leadership – Moving the needle, by Patricia Ackerman
July 21, 2021

Women make up less than a quarter (or 21.1%) of board directors of the top 50 public companies in Wisconsin….

Congratulations Julie Granger, Laura Gutierrez, Becky House, and Karen Hung
July 20, 2021

Congratulations to MWi members Becky House, Julie Granger, Laura Gutierrez, and Karen Hung for being named Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2021…

The inflation question, cybersecurity oversight, the keys to workforce well-being, views on how to innovate boards, and more.
July 20, 2021

In this edition of Directors Quarterly, KPMG U.S. Chief Economist Constance Hunter delves into a question currently being discussed in many…

National Women’s Law Center
June 25, 2021

A message from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, “After a year of living…

Congratulations to Pat Ackerman, Wendy Baumann, Karen Hung, Phyllis King, Dr. Joan Prince, and Lori Storz on being named Notable Women on Corporate Boards by the BizTimes
June 22, 2021

BizTimes Milwaukee presents its inaugural showcase of Milwaukee area Notable Women on Corporate Boards, spotlighting the valuable contributions and insights…

Fiserv Appoints Wafaa Mamilli to Board of Directors
June 15, 2021

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, today announced the appointment of…

How a company’s profit could soon be tied to its diversity initiatives
June 14, 2021

The movement to address the challenges facing us in the field of diversity, equality and inclusion may now begin to…

Surprise: Women and Minorities Are Still Underrepresented in Corporate Boardrooms
June 11, 2021

The latest version of a multiyear analysis of Fortune 100 and 500 companies found that white women made some gains…

The Questions I Now Think to Ask Before Joining a Board
June 9, 2021

Before joining a board, a director candidate should conduct a due diligence process that includes meeting most or all of…

Efforts to diversity boards make progress in Wisconsin
June 9, 2021

Board and Administrator, a bi-monthly newsletter written to help nonprofit leaders with all aspects of dealing and working with their…

Tackling the underrepresentation of women of color on boards
May 20, 2021

With the passage of SB 826 in 2018, California became the first state to mandate board gender diversity. In 2020,…

MWi’s Best Practice to Improve Gender Diversity and Inclusion on Boards
May 3, 2021

The Best Practices highlighted below provide an action plan for improving gender diversity and inclusion in companies and organizations. To…

Percentage of women CEOs rising, but still lags far behind men
April 26, 2021

While the percentage of replacement CEOs who are women has steadily increased in the last seven years, it still lags…

Gender diversity needs to catch up with these C-suite roles
April 20, 2021

At the C-level, gender diversity remains greatest among chief marketing appointments, but sorely lacks in sales and revenue roles. That’s…

GLOBAL NETWORK OF DIRECTOR INSTITUTES 2020–2021 SURVEY REPORT
April 15, 2021

The Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI) is a network of leading director institutes from around the world. A global…

Tesla is one of 85 Silicon Valley tech giants that need to add a female director this year
April 9, 2021

Tesla Inc. and more than 80 other big Silicon Valley companies will need to add at least one female director…

Q4 2020 Equilar Gender Diversity Index
March 18, 2021

Gender Parity on Russell 3000 Boards Projected by 2032 As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8, the…

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