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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.
Small Firms Under Pressure to Put Women on Boards
February 14, 2019

(February 13, 2019, Wall Street Journal) The number of large US companies with all-male boards has dwindled in recent years as…

WOMEN ON BOARDS with Kathi Seifert and Mary Ellen Stanek

(Patina Talks) It’s been shown that public companies with women on boards consistently perform well. Learn more from two high-caliber executive…

Why Companies Need To Advocate For Their Female Executives To Join Boards
February 12, 2019

(February 12, 2019, Forbes) Serving on a corporate board offers many key benefits, including that it can elevate both the…

Directors: Older and Wiser, or Too Old to Govern?
February 6, 2019

(January 22, 2019, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation) The past two decades have witnessed dramatic…

Michelle Kumbier, SVP & COO, Harley-Davidson & Abbot Labs board member
February 1, 2019

“Anything you ever wanted is on the other side of fear. BUT you have to want it.”      …

Midwest Leads the Way in Gender Diverse Boardrooms
January 23, 2019

(January 15, 2019, Equilar) In recent years, gender diversity in boardrooms has become an area of focus across all parts of…

In a New Era for Boards, Culture Is Key
January 21, 2019

(SpencerStuart, 2018)  A healthy board culture is increasingly recognized as an important element of board performance. But unlike other areas…

2019 KPMG’s Leadership Study: Mastering the three “R’s”
January 19, 2019

Risk, Resilience, Reward Mastering the three “R’s”: The key to women’s success in the workplace. The 2019 KPMG Women’s Leadership Study:…

How Next‑Generation Board Directors Are Having an Impact
January 14, 2019

(SpencerStuart) Boards are coming under increasing pressure to demonstrate their relevance at a time when multiple disruptive forces are threatening…

16 Milwaukee leaders named to national list of influential board directors
November 27, 2018

Sixteen directors at Milwaukee-area companies have been recognized among WomenInc. Magazine’s Most Influential Corporate Directors for 2018. The list includes…

Lindsey Hammerer
Lindsay Hammerer interviewed by WUWM
November 15, 2018

Why More Women Executives Are Good For Business (November 13, 2018, WUWM) Lindsay Hammerer was interviewed by Lake Effect’s Audrey…

15th Annual Milwaukee Women inc Research Report Highlights “Power of 3” Female Directors
October 8, 2018

Milwaukee Women inc, a nonprofit organization that works to achieve balanced representation of women on boards of directors to maximize…

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