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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…

Women gain fewer board seats in first quarter as California law is disputed
June 12, 2022

Most of the seats gained by women directors were added to a board rather than waiting for a man to…

4 Ways to Raise Your Professional Profile Online | Korn Ferry
June 9, 2022

These days, a LinkedIn profile seems almost as obligatory as a resume. So why not use this tool to raise your own…

Trends in board composition
June 8, 2022

Board Composition: Diversity, Experience, and Effectiveness The Conference Board, in collaboration with KPMG and others, reports on board composition, size,…

Cybersecurity as a Top Enterprise Risk, A Conversation with Cybersecurity Experts
May 26, 2022

MWi Virtual Program, May 2022 Recognizing the continually evolving landscape, our featured speakers provided cybersecurity awareness for us as individuals,…

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…

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