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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.

What boards can do to confront the coronavirus
March 31, 2020

Corporate boards have important duties to perform as responses to the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, ripple around the world,…

Boards Begin Planning for Long-Term Fallout From Coronavirus Pandemic
March 31, 2020

Thirteen percent of directors say their companies have delayed planned investments for 2020, according to the National Association of Corporate…

The Novel Coronavirus Requires Classic Crisis Management – Corporate Board Member
March 31, 2020

The emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will separate weak businesses from strong ones – and gives board members an…

Women’s woeful C-suite representation
March 13, 2020

Less than 3% of CEOs of the world’s largest companies are women. That’s according to Fortune, whose annual Fortune Global…

Women Continue to Make Strides in the Boardroom
March 13, 2020

Q4 2019 Equilar Gender Diversity Index For the ninth consecutive quarter, the Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI) has increased. With…

Too Few Women of Color on Boards: Statistics and Solutions
March 3, 2020

Despite changing demographics, fewer than 5% of board seats are held by women of color in the US. How do…

Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance awarded to Linda Gorens-Levey & WEC Energy Group
February 22, 2020

Milwaukee-area real estate executive and community volunteer Linda Gorens-Levey, partner at General Capital Group, and Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group were recently awarded…

The women changing California boardrooms
February 22, 2020

Senate Bill 826, California’s law mandating board gender diversity for public companies headquartered there, elevated the conversation about the importance…

Only 1 in 5 board members are women at Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies, despite evidence that female leaders perform better
February 18, 2020

GREEN BAY – Susan Finco started serving on boards with the Family Violence Center in Green Bay. At that time,…

Women's Leadership Collaborative
Save the Date for “A Day For Pay Equity”
February 13, 2020

The WLC is excited to announce “A Day for Pay Equity.” Please mark your calendars for Thursday, April 2 when we will host a series of negotiation workshops.

Are You Ready to Serve on a Board?
February 8, 2020

Corporate boards are under increasing pressure to diversify their ranks – adding more women and minorities, as well as executives…

Where Are All the Women CEOs?
February 8, 2020

The traditional stepping stones to the chief executive position are jobs responsible for the bottom line—such as head of division—and…

View MWi’s Celebration & Recognition Reception Photos
January 31, 2020

Thank you to everyone who joined our 20% by 2020 Celebration & Recognition Reception, January 16, 2020, at Robert W….

Goldman Sachs CEO says it won’t take a company public without diversity on its board
January 28, 2020

Goldman Sachs chief executive David Solomon said Thursday that the bank, one of the largest underwriters of initial public offerings,…

Milwaukee Women inc celebrates companies with gender-diverse leadership
January 20, 2020

Milwaukee Women inc celebrated the major public companies in Wisconsin that include at least three women on their boards. Each…

2019 Study of Gender Diversity In Private Company Boardrooms
January 16, 2020

Key Findings: Our analysis of the composition of the boards of some of the most heavily funded private companies revealed…

NYSE targets change in board diversity with elite networking program
January 16, 2020

High-profile CEOs back campaign to identify board-ready diverse candidates When Betty Liu joined the NYSE in July 2018, she hit…

Global Gender Gap Report 2020
December 18, 2019

World Economic Forum Global Gender Parity Report None of us will see gender parity in our lifetimes, and nor likely…

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