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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.

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…

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….

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