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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.

LinkedIn | Expanding OUR Individual & Collective Reach
May 18, 2022

Thank you to Deb Kerr & Stacy Stutz for leading MWi’s LinkedIn Workshops. To learn how to make your profile…

California’s women on boards law declared unconstitutional
May 18, 2022

A state judge has struck down a California law designed to increase the number of women on corporate boards. Since…

Fortune 500 companies step up to appoint more women on boards
May 12, 2022

The 2022 Board Monitor report found that 45 percent of the 449 board seats filled in 2021 were women directors, up from…

Tracking Ethnicity on U.S. Boards
May 12, 2022

With diversity front and center in corporate governance and legislation, Equilar has conducted an analysis on the prevalence of ethnically…

2022 US Board Monitor
May 12, 2022

A record share of Fortune 500 board seats (43%) were filled by first-time directors in 2021, according to an analysis…

Corporate boards are getting more involved in tech investment decisions | Fortune
May 6, 2022

With the expansion of remote and hybrid work, companies are doubling down on software that allows for collaboration and task management,…

Board Directors: Staying Virtual | Korn Ferry
May 5, 2022

A significant number of firms are keeping board meetings virtual. The pros and cons.   Companies are struggling to figure…

MWi 2021-2022 Year in Review
April 29, 2022

Click here to view the 2021-2022 Year in Review.

While the needle has clearly moved, is the recent increase in inclusive Directors & Officers (D&O) appointment practices enough?
April 27, 2022

Women Leading Boards provides an update on progress made over the past year; explains the impact of the shift; shines…

What makes the best boards different
April 22, 2022

Fortune released its inaugural Modern Board 25 this week, identifying the most innovative boards in the S&P 500 based on board effectiveness data and ESG…

The 25 companies with the most innovative corporate boards
April 22, 2022

The business world is changing rapidly, and so must its top leadership. That’s the principle that drives Fortune‘s new ranking, The Modern…

We are a market network for women founders, board candidates and investors.
April 18, 2022

We are getting more women on boards and cap tables of companies of all sizes, including startups as a way…

Pyramid: Women in the United States Workforce Catalyst
April 13, 2022

Only 6% of S&P 500 CEOs and 30% of Board Directors are women.

Goldman Sachs took a stand on board diversity. The bank just placed its 50th diverse director.
April 12, 2022

– BANK ON IT. It’s been two years since Goldman Sachs declared it will not to take companies public without a diverse board member….

Women Business Collaborative SPECIAL REPORT In partnership with 50/50 Women on Boards™
April 8, 2022

To gain a holistic view of the progress made by women over the past year, Women Leading Boards, a special…

Women’s representation on boards sees best-ever growth in ‘watershed’ year
April 8, 2022

Women held 27% of all board seats in 2021, reflecting the largest ever year-over-year increase in what leadership groups Women…

California Law Requiring Board Diversity Is Struck Down
April 5, 2022

In a blow to the state’s efforts to deal with disparities in the workplace, a judge found the law unconstitutional….

2021 Study Of Gender Diversity On Private Company Boards
March 31, 2022

How do high-growth private companies—those often credited with driving technical innovation and disrupting established industries—fare in terms of diversity in…

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