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2022 Gender Diversity Index Report
September 30, 2022

Women now hold 28% of the corporate board seats, and women of color 6%, but the pace to diversify boards…

2022 BDO Fall Board Pulse Survey
September 22, 2022

Public company board strategies and risks are shifting amid ongoing disruption. In our last Board Pulse Survey, we found public…

Kim Stoll, MWi chair featured in BizTimes 
August 25, 2022

“Every move of the diversity needle matters for Wisconsin businesses”  In addition to her full-time role as vice president of…

Becky House appointed to Marvell Board of Directors
August 23, 2022

Congratulations to Milwaukee Women inc member Becky House on being appointed to Marvell (NASDAQ) Board of Directors!  SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —…

How Four Women Rose to the Top | Healthcare
August 16, 2022

As the staffing crisis continues to challenge nursing home leaders across the sector, the hundreds of thousands of workers lost over the…

Board Diversity Is Sacrificed When Companies Underperform, Study Finds
August 14, 2022

Companies that are underperforming in comparison to their competitors or to their goals are more likely to experience a decrease…

Badger Meter Appoints Ms. Xia Liu to Its Board of Directors
August 5, 2022

Ms. Liu’s appointment increases the Board’s size to ten members. Three (30%) of the ten directors are women. August 1,…

Global Gender Diversity 2022
July 29, 2022

Recent progress in increasing gender diversity on corporate boards and leadership teams has been steady but unspectacular. Much remains to…

Nominating / Governance Chair Survey 2022
July 24, 2022

Board composition has become an area of intense focus — as has how boards are overseeing ESG issues and prioritizing…

2022 S&P 500 New Director Snapshot
July 24, 2022

S&P 500 companies have continued to refresh their boards in 2022. However, following an exceptionally dynamic turnover in 2021, when…

2022 S&P 500 Board Diversity Snapshot
July 22, 2022

Our 2022 S&P 500 Board Diversity Snapshot examines the progress S&P 500 boards have made in the past year in increasing the…

Racial and Ethnic Diversity on U.S. Corporate Boards – Progress Since 2020
July 21, 2022

Russell 3000 companies with no racial/ethnic diversity on their boards went down from 38 percent in 2020 to 10 percent…

Luxfer Announces Appointment of Sylvia A. Stein to Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2022
July 5, 2022

Ms. Stein is the Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer of Modine Manufacturing Company, WI Top…

Milwaukee Women inc creates new database to appoint female board members
June 24, 2022

By Margaret Naczek, Milwaukee Business Journal Milwaukee Women Inc, a nonprofit organization that focuses on the professional development of local…

2022 Women of Influence Awards & MWi members previously honored
June 24, 2022

MWi member & 2021 Women on Influence winner DeVona Wright Contrell delivers the keynote address at the Women’s Influence Award Luncheon! The…

10 Questions Boards Should Ask at Every Meeting
June 20, 2022

Here are the most pressing queries for boards to be posing to management, according to Ram Charan and Dennis Carey,…

Report Reveals Good News for Women and First-Time Directors
June 20, 2022

But racial and ethnic diversity representation needs work. The recently released Board Monitor US 2022 Report, from senior-level executive search and…

Why Serve on a Corporate Board: Here are 6 Reasons
June 13, 2022

Attaining a seat on a corporate board can be fulfilling professionally as well as personally. When the question “Why serve…

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