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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.

Report: Disclosure of US Board Diversity Soars; Boards Increase Gender Diversity Faster than Racial and Ethnic Diversity
November 17, 2021

Companies are disclosing the racial and ethnic composition of their boards at a record rate. While just 24 percent of…

50/50 Women on Boards Statistics
November 17, 2021

Gender Diversity Statistics on Boards for Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin presented at 50/50 Women On Boards Midwest Event. Wisconsin…

How to get involved in board service
November 17, 2021

Pat Ackerman, MWi Chair & SVP, Investor Relations, Corporate Responsibility, and Sustainability, & Treasurer is quoted numerous times    …

Wisconsin’s Starting to Achieve a Critical Mass of Women in the Boardroom l Milwaukee Magazine
November 11, 2021

More women are breaking the glass ceiling into leadership roles in Wisconsin companies. What gets measured gets attention. It’s a…

U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index 2021 Perspective & Highlights
October 28, 2021

U.S. boardrooms are reshaping themselves with fresh skills, qualifications and perspectives. Now in its 36th year, the U.S. Spencer Stuart…

A Third Of Newly Added Corporate Directors Were Black Last Year, Up From 11%
October 20, 2021

Last year’s racial reckoning had corporate America promising to boost the diversity of their management ranks, a broad group of…

No More Excuses: How 4 Leading Companies Diversified Their Boards
October 20, 2021

A recent report revealed some disappointing news: Not a single Fortune 500 board is representative of the U.S. population in terms of…

PwC’s 2021 Annual Corporate Directors Survey l The director’s new playbook: Taking on change
October 19, 2021

The first years of this decade have presented an unusual compilation of challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a nearly…

Milwaukee Women inc 2021 Research Report Highlights a Decade of Impact
October 18, 2021

Percentage of Women on Boards of Wisconsin Top 50 Public Companies Reaches All-Time High; Report Includes First Research on Women…

Biz Times features MWi’s 2021 Research Reporrt
October 18, 2021

Report: Representation of women on Wisconsin corporate boards increased this year The percentage of women on Wisconsin corporate boards continues…

Milwaukee Business Journal features MWi’s 2021 Research Report
October 18, 2021

See the Wisconsin company boards with the most (and least) women and women of color: Report A growing number of…

Board Diversity Is Critical to Protect Shareholders, Bottom Line
October 5, 2021

There’s growing recognition of the need to increase gender diversity in corporate America, but progress has been frustratingly slow, says…

Women in the Workplace 2021 l McKinsey in partnership with LeanIn.Org
September 28, 2021

This is the seventh year of Women in the Workplace, the largest study of women in corporate America. This effort, conducted…

Tenneco Announces New Addition To Its Board Of Directors
September 16, 2021

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) today announced that it has appointed Michelle A. Kumbier, former Chief Operating Officer at Harley-Davidson Motor…

EY Americas Center for Board Matters
September 16, 2021

A growing number of companies are embracing environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters as a strategic business imperative. They recognize…

Boards Reach Important Milestone, Surpassing Halfway to Gender Parity
September 10, 2021

Calls for greater social equity in Corporate America have increased in recent years, and public company boards of directors have…

Here Are The Women Who Paved The Way For Nasdaq’s Bold Effort To Put More Women On Boards
September 7, 2021

“Add Women, Change Everything,” Marie Wilson,one of the leaders of the women’s movement and founder of The White House Project, famously…

SpencerStuart: Actionable steps boards can take to begin the process of becoming more diverse and inclusive
August 26, 2021

A board’s ability to provide appropriate oversight over strategy and risk — ensuring the strategic plan aligns with the opportunity…

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