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ManpowerGroup Elects Muriel Penicaud to Board of Directors
November 27, 2022

ManpowerGroup elects a fifth woman to the Board of Directors. ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) announced today that Muriel Pénicaud, formerly French Ambassador to the…

Kim Stoll & Mara Swan guests at Rotary Club of Milwaukee meeting
November 21, 2022

Kim Stoll, MWi chair & vice president-sales at Badger Meter, was the guest speaker at Rotary’s luncheon meeting on Tuesday, November…

WILN Opinion+: Nancy Hernandez and Kim Stoll
November 14, 2022

Welcome to the very first episode of Wisconsin Latino News Opinion+ where we talk about major issues the Latinx and…

Congratulations to MWi members Kate Brewer, Jayne Hladio & Peggy Kelsey, Titan 100 Recipients
October 26, 2022

The Titan 100 program recognizes the top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders…

Toni Townes-Whitley, Intentional Strategies for Equity & Inclusion for Public & Private Companies
October 26, 2022

Source: BizTimes Milwaukee, October 24, 2022 issue, page 7

State Sees Increase in Women on Corporate Boards
October 26, 2022

Now comprise 26% of Wisconsin’s top-50 public corporate boards, huge rise in 20 years. While women make up about half…

MWi 20th Anniversary Celebration & Recognition Videos
October 17, 2022

Enjoy the inspiring videos released at the anniversary dinner! Video 1: Looking Back, featuring MWi members Sharon Canter, Karen Hung…

Representation of women on Wisconsin corporate boards surpasses Milwaukee Women inc’s target
October 14, 2022

The latest annual report by Milwaukee Women inc shows that women hold 26.3% of board seats at Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies. That’s an…

Betty Quadracci’s Legacy Lives on Through Milwaukee Women inc
October 14, 2022

The organization celebrates 20 years since its founding. Milwaukee Magazine | For 20 years, Milwaukee Women inc has advanced its mission to…

Milwaukee Women inc honors Nasdaq board for diversity efforts: Slideshow
October 14, 2022

Former Microsoft Corp. executive and Nasdaq board member Toni Townes-Whitley was the keynote speaker Tuesday at Milwaukee Women inc’s 20th-anniversary celebration. Check…

Milwaukee Women inc releases 2022 research report
October 14, 2022

The MWi research showed the percentage of women directors exceeded 25% for the first time, reaching 26.3% (up from 23.3%…

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,…

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