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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.

U.S. Board Diversity Trends in 2019
July 8, 2019

(Harvard Law School Forum, June 18, 2019) As the U.S. annual shareholder meeting season is coming to an end, we…

Jan Bertsch Joins Regal Board of Directors
June 28, 2019

BELOIT, Wis., June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) announced today that Ms. Jan A. Bertsch has joined the Company’s Board of Directors….

Revisiting the Pipleline
June 28, 2019

Progress on gender diversity at work has stalled. To achieve equality, companies must turn good intentions into concrete action. Companies…

9 ways companies can get more women into leadership
June 28, 2019

What can companies do to be more diverse—to get more women and minorities into leadership? Turns out there’s a lot,…

A coalition of CEOs wants to get boards to commit to diversity
June 14, 2019

KEY POINTS A coalition of chief executives is trying to get more corporate boards to create diversity plans at U.S….

Finding the Right Fit: Assessing First-Time Candidates for Non-Executive Directors
June 8, 2019

(SpencerStuart) In this era of rapid technological change and market disruption, boards have their work cut out to keep pace…

Rockwell Automation Elects Pam Murphy to Board of Directors
June 6, 2019

June 06, 2019, Business Wire – Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) today announced that Pam Murphy was elected to its board…

CMOs on Boards, Is Change Coming?
June 3, 2019

(April 2019, SpencerStuart) On paper, it would seem that today’s boards of directors should have an obvious interest in bringing…

More Inclusive Leadership Helping to Advance Wisconsin Companies, by Lindsay Hammerer
May 28, 2019

MWi’s guest article, More Inclusive Leadership Helping to Advance Wisconsin Companies, by Lindsay Hammerer was featured in the May/June Board…

Top women execs leaving Northwestern Mutual: What does it mean for corporate Milwaukee?
May 21, 2019

(May 20, 2019, Milwaukee Business Journal) The departure of several high-profile women executives from Northwestern Mutual is a reminder of the…

GM’s Board Will Have More Women Than Men. It’s Not the Only One
May 21, 2019

Women will make up more than half of GM’s board next month after two male directors retire, leaving six female…

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…

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