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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.

Milwaukee Women inc celebrates companies with gender-diverse leadership
January 20, 2020

Milwaukee Women inc celebrated the major public companies in Wisconsin that include at least three women on their boards. Each…

2019 Study of Gender Diversity In Private Company Boardrooms
January 16, 2020

Key Findings: Our analysis of the composition of the boards of some of the most heavily funded private companies revealed…

NYSE targets change in board diversity with elite networking program
January 16, 2020

High-profile CEOs back campaign to identify board-ready diverse candidates When Betty Liu joined the NYSE in July 2018, she hit…

Global Gender Gap Report 2020
December 18, 2019

World Economic Forum Global Gender Parity Report None of us will see gender parity in our lifetimes, and nor likely…

Mara Swan, EVP & Chief Strategy & Talent Officer, ManpowerGroup
December 6, 2019

 “Women are over mentored and under sponsored.”                          …

Researchers find that shareholder bias toward female directors is at play
December 4, 2019

A portion of the study conducted by Snellman and her co-author from INSEAD suggests investor biases are at play. The researchers asked senior…

A Lack of Sponsorship Is Keeping Women from Advancing into Leadership
November 25, 2019

Too few women are reaching the top of their organizations, and a big reason is that they are not getting…

What Men Can Do to Be Better Mentors and Sponsors to Women
November 25, 2019

Advocating for women’s advancement at work is integral for improving financial results, gender balance, and diversity in our workplaces and leadership…

U.S. Board Diversity Trends in 2019
November 21, 2019

As the U.S. annual shareholder meeting season is coming to an end, we review the characteristics of newly appointed directors…

When Women Lead, Firms Win
November 21, 2019

The study finds that firms with female CFOs are more profitable and generated excess profits2 of $1.8T over the study horizon….

My Career Toolkit: Getting On a Corporate Board
November 11, 2019

Catalyst: Take advantage of learning and networking opportunities that may land you a seat on a corporate board. Alliance for…

Marcia J. Avedon, Ph.D. elected to Generac Board of Directors
November 11, 2019

On October 24, 2019, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Generac Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) elected Marcia J. Avedon,…

MWi women named as 2019 Milwaukee-area power brokers
November 8, 2019

Congratulations to Milwaukee Women inc steering committee members Wendy Baumann, Cecelia Gore, Linda Gorens-Levey, Eve Hall, Jayne Hladio, Phyllis King,…

Deloitte Global’s latest Women in the Boardroom report highlights slow progress for gender diversity
November 7, 2019

Deloitte Global’s sixth edition of Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective reports that women hold just 16.9 percent of board…

Dr. Joan Prince named Betty Award Winner
November 7, 2019

MEET THE WINNERS OF OUR FIRST ANNUAL BETTY AWARDS Here we honor six outstanding women, each representing a facet of…

Want Higher Profits? Hire a Female CEO, CFO
October 21, 2019

(Forn Kerry Institute, October 16, 2019) Diversity at the top, it seems, can pay. The issue of making leadership more…

MWi releases 2019 Research Report
October 15, 2019

2019 Milwaukee Women inc Research Report Shows Growing Momentum in Percentage of Women Directors on Wisconsin Public Company Boards Goal…

Kohl’s soon to join rare 1% club — Fortune 500 firms where both the CEO and CFO are women
October 13, 2019

(October 11, 2019, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) With Kohl’s Corp. this week naming longtime executive Jill Timm as its new chief…

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