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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.
Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards
March 22, 2019

This multiyear study published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), in collaboration with Deloitte for the 2016 and 2018…

Wanted: 3,732 Women to Govern Corporate America
March 22, 2019

(March 21, 2019, Bloomberg Business) A new California law requires most companies in the state to have at least one…

Exact Sciences appoints former Kansas governor, HHS secretary Sebelius to its board of directors
March 19, 2019

(March 19, 2019, Milwaukee Business Journal) Exact Sciences Corp., the maker of the Cologuard take home colon cancer test and…

Pat Ackerman interviewed: Our Issues Milwaukee CW18/MY24
March 18, 2019

March 16, 2019 We cast a light on Women in Business. Pat Ackerman represents Milwaukee Women inc, an organization that…

Independent directors New class of 2018
March 18, 2019

March 2019, EY Center for Board Matters The EY Center for Board Matters took a close look at independent directors…

Leading by Example: The Critical Role Chairs and CEOs Play in Driving Diversity and Inclusion
March 18, 2019

March 4, 2019, Russell Reynolds Associates Executive Summary The case for diversity in corporate leadership has never been stronger. To…

Equilar GDI: Russell 3000 Boards On Pace to Achieve Gender Parity by 2034
March 13, 2019

At the current rate of growth, gender parity would be achieved by 2034 across the Russell 3000. This is significant…

Badger Meter adds Rockwell’s Tessa Myers to board of directors
February 28, 2019

(February 28, 2019, Milwaukee Business Journals) Badger Meter Inc. has added a Rockwell Automation Inc. vice president to its board…

Behind the gains for women in corporate leadership
February 28, 2019

(February 28, 2019, Bizwomen) Rumors of Corporate America’s unbreakable glass ceiling have been greatly exaggerated – sort of. Over the…

Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance Announces Two Winners
February 22, 2019

Gina Peter, of Wells Fargo and Associated Bank are chosen honorees MILWAUKEE- The Greater Milwaukee Committee in conjunction with Milwaukee…

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
February 14, 2019

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

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