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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.

The Cheatsheet for Board Service with Debbie Seeger
May 15, 2019

Wouldn’t it be great if someone gave you a cheatsheet to understand the board landscape? Well, today is your lucky day!…

What I Learned About Bias, Gender, and the Need for Change
May 13, 2019

If I had to trace the moment when I became passionate about gender equality in the workplace, it would probably…

The power of more than one woman on a board
May 5, 2019

(CNN Business) Three is a powerful number, especially when it comes to putting women in positions of power. Within a…

The power of three: Why we need more women on boards
May 5, 2019

(CEO Magazine, July 2018) It’s been called the power of three – one woman in the boardroom is a token,…

California has a new law: No more all-male boards
May 1, 2019

New York (CNN Business) Companies headquartered in California can no longer have all-male boards. That’s according to a new law,…

Percentage of women in C-suite roles inching up
May 1, 2019

(April 24, 2019, bizwomen) The percentage of women in C-suite positions among the top 1,000 U.S. companies by revenue has…

Three Milwaukee professional women’s organizations to take aim at pay gap
April 4, 2019

Professional Dimensions, TEMPO, Milwaukee Women inc launch Women’s Leadership Collaborative (April 2, 2019, BizTimes) Three professional women’s organizations have formed…

Professional women’s organizations in Milwaukee team up to address equity
April 4, 2019

(April 3, 2019, Milwaukee Business Journal) Three professional women’s organizations in the Milwaukee area have teamed up to form a…

Women’s Leadership Collaborative (WLC) Unites Top Milwaukee Women’s Groups
April 2, 2019

MILWAUKEE (April 2, 2019) – Today, on National Equal Pay Day, Professional Dimensions, TEMPO Milwaukee and Milwaukee Women inc announced…

Equal Pay Day, April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

American women lose out on a staggering $500 billion each year because of the gender pay gap according to AAUW….

80 nations set quotas for female leaders. Should the U.S. be next?
April 1, 2019

(March 29, 2019, The Washington Post) Alexander De Croo is not a partner at BCG, a top global consulting firm….

How One Female Executive Used LinkedIn to Land Her First-Ever Board Seat
March 29, 2019

(March 14, 2019, Fortune) Last year, Medidata Solutions realized it had a problem. The pharmaceutical software company had a seven-person…

Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards
March 22, 2019

This multiyear study published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), in collaboration with Deloitte for the 2016 and 2018…

Wanted: 3,732 Women to Govern Corporate America
March 22, 2019

(March 21, 2019, Bloomberg Business) A new California law requires most companies in the state to have at least one…

Exact Sciences appoints former Kansas governor, HHS secretary Sebelius to its board of directors
March 19, 2019

(March 19, 2019, Milwaukee Business Journal) Exact Sciences Corp., the maker of the Cologuard take home colon cancer test and…

Pat Ackerman interviewed: Our Issues Milwaukee CW18/MY24
March 18, 2019

March 16, 2019 We cast a light on Women in Business. Pat Ackerman represents Milwaukee Women inc, an organization that…

Independent directors New class of 2018
March 18, 2019

March 2019, EY Center for Board Matters The EY Center for Board Matters took a close look at independent directors…

Leading by Example: The Critical Role Chairs and CEOs Play in Driving Diversity and Inclusion
March 18, 2019

March 4, 2019, Russell Reynolds Associates Executive Summary The case for diversity in corporate leadership has never been stronger. To…

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