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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.

Diversity wins: How inclusion matters
June 1, 2020

The business case for inclusion and diversity (I&D) is stronger than ever. Taking a closer look at diversity winners reveals…

Why women should lead transformation of workplace culture post-COVID
May 19, 2020

We have a unique opportunity to make positive changes in the way we all approach the idea of balance. In…

Health & Safety Toolkit
May 19, 2020

Maintaining health and safety in the workplace is essential to successfully navigating COVID-19, as we move from crisis to a…

A Practical Guide to a Safe Restart
May 18, 2020

Many organizations are now at a critical juncture as they navigate a phased shift from remote work to restart operations…

Why women leaders are excelling during the coronavirus pandemic
May 15, 2020

Since the beginning of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there’s been a lot of media attention paid to the relationship between…

Women’s Business Collaborative
May 15, 2020

The Women Business Collaborative (WBC) is an unprecedented alliance of women’s business organizations, corporations, trade associations, researchers and the media…

Board service lessons learned from past crises + thoughts for the future
May 1, 2020

MWi emeritus members, Gail Lione, and Mary Ellen Stanek share their board experience and lessons learned during a crisis, and…

Female Rivalry is Not Your Fault
April 17, 2020

Here are actions you can take today to promote your peers: Help women through mentorship, advocacy, and creating opportunities. Amplify other women;…

What boards can do to confront the coronavirus
March 31, 2020

Corporate boards have important duties to perform as responses to the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, ripple around the world,…

Boards Begin Planning for Long-Term Fallout From Coronavirus Pandemic
March 31, 2020

Thirteen percent of directors say their companies have delayed planned investments for 2020, according to the National Association of Corporate…

The Novel Coronavirus Requires Classic Crisis Management – Corporate Board Member
March 31, 2020

The emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will separate weak businesses from strong ones – and gives board members an…

Women’s woeful C-suite representation
March 13, 2020

Less than 3% of CEOs of the world’s largest companies are women. That’s according to Fortune, whose annual Fortune Global…

Women Continue to Make Strides in the Boardroom
March 13, 2020

Q4 2019 Equilar Gender Diversity Index For the ninth consecutive quarter, the Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI) has increased. With…

Too Few Women of Color on Boards: Statistics and Solutions
March 3, 2020

Despite changing demographics, fewer than 5% of board seats are held by women of color in the US. How do…

Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance awarded to Linda Gorens-Levey & WEC Energy Group
February 22, 2020

Milwaukee-area real estate executive and community volunteer Linda Gorens-Levey, partner at General Capital Group, and Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group were recently awarded…

The women changing California boardrooms
February 22, 2020

Senate Bill 826, California’s law mandating board gender diversity for public companies headquartered there, elevated the conversation about the importance…

Only 1 in 5 board members are women at Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies, despite evidence that female leaders perform better
February 18, 2020

GREEN BAY – Susan Finco started serving on boards with the Family Violence Center in Green Bay. At that time,…

Women's Leadership Collaborative
Save the Date for “A Day For Pay Equity”
February 13, 2020

The WLC is excited to announce “A Day for Pay Equity.” Please mark your calendars for Thursday, April 2 when we will host a series of negotiation workshops.

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