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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…

California first state to mandate women on boards
October 1, 2018

California is about to mandate that public companies headquartered there hire women to serve on their corporate boards. It’s the first…

Equilar GDI: More Than One-Third of New Directorships Went to Women in Q2 2018
August 30, 2018

For a third consecutive quarter, the Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI) increased. The percentage of women on Russell 3000 boards…

California could require women directors in boardrooms
August 15, 2018

 A bill that would mandate women on boards of publicly held companies headquartered in California won approval from the state’s…

50 Youngest U.S. Public Company Board Members
August 7, 2018

As companies attempt to adapt to changing trends and technology across corporate America, new and innovative perspectives have become more…

Wisconsin companies make Forbes list of nation’s best places to work for women
July 26, 2018

Several major Wisconsin employers are included on a new list of the best places to work for women. Forbes’ inaugural…

The Key to Becoming a Corporate Director
July 12, 2018

Want to become a corporate director? There are several different tactics to make your dream to join a board a…

Boardroom boom: Women joining boards at a record pace
June 27, 2018

In what’s shaping up to be a banner year, women are joining company boards at a rapid rate. The Wall…

Johnson Controls adds Jean Blackwell, third new female director of 2018, to board
June 13, 2018

Johnson Controls International plc appointed a new board member Wednesday, and she’s the third woman to be added to the…

Here’s Why British Firms Say Their Boards Lack Women. Be Ready to Cringe
May 31, 2018

“We have one woman already on the board, so we are done — it is someone else’s turn.” “All the…

More women are landing seats on Illinois’ corporate boards, but slowly
May 24, 2018

A Tribune analysis of regulatory filings shows that at Illinois’ 25 largest publicly traded companies, ranked by market capitalization, women…

EY Independent directors: New class of 2017
May 1, 2018

Companies are continuing to bring fresh and diverse perspectives into the boardroom and to enhance alignment of board composition with…

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