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Badger Meter Appoints Ms. Xia Liu to Its Board of Directors
August 5, 2022

Ms. Liu’s appointment increases the Board’s size to ten members. Three (30%) of the ten directors are women. August 1,…

Global Gender Diversity 2022
July 29, 2022

Recent progress in increasing gender diversity on corporate boards and leadership teams has been steady but unspectacular. Much remains to…

Nominating / Governance Chair Survey 2022
July 24, 2022

Board composition has become an area of intense focus — as has how boards are overseeing ESG issues and prioritizing…

2022 S&P 500 New Director Snapshot
July 24, 2022

S&P 500 companies have continued to refresh their boards in 2022. However, following an exceptionally dynamic turnover in 2021, when…

2022 S&P 500 Board Diversity Snapshot
July 22, 2022

Our 2022 S&P 500 Board Diversity Snapshot examines the progress S&P 500 boards have made in the past year in increasing the…

Racial and Ethnic Diversity on U.S. Corporate Boards – Progress Since 2020
July 21, 2022

Russell 3000 companies with no racial/ethnic diversity on their boards went down from 38 percent in 2020 to 10 percent…

Luxfer Announces Appointment of Sylvia A. Stein to Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2022
July 5, 2022

Ms. Stein is the Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer of Modine Manufacturing Company, WI Top…

Milwaukee Women inc creates new database to appoint female board members
June 24, 2022

By Margaret Naczek, Milwaukee Business Journal Milwaukee Women Inc, a nonprofit organization that focuses on the professional development of local…

2022 Women of Influence Awards & MWi members previously honored
June 24, 2022

MWi member & 2021 Women on Influence winner DeVona Wright Contrell delivers the keynote address at the Women’s Influence Award Luncheon! The…

10 Questions Boards Should Ask at Every Meeting
June 20, 2022

Here are the most pressing queries for boards to be posing to management, according to Ram Charan and Dennis Carey,…

Report Reveals Good News for Women and First-Time Directors
June 20, 2022

But racial and ethnic diversity representation needs work. The recently released Board Monitor US 2022 Report, from senior-level executive search and…

Why Serve on a Corporate Board: Here are 6 Reasons
June 13, 2022

Attaining a seat on a corporate board can be fulfilling professionally as well as personally. When the question “Why serve…

Women gain fewer board seats in first quarter as California law is disputed
June 12, 2022

Most of the seats gained by women directors were added to a board rather than waiting for a man to…

4 Ways to Raise Your Professional Profile Online | Korn Ferry
June 9, 2022

These days, a LinkedIn profile seems almost as obligatory as a resume. So why not use this tool to raise your own…

Trends in board composition
June 8, 2022

Board Composition: Diversity, Experience, and Effectiveness The Conference Board, in collaboration with KPMG and others, reports on board composition, size,…

Cybersecurity as a Top Enterprise Risk, A Conversation with Cybersecurity Experts
May 26, 2022

MWi Virtual Program, May 2022 Recognizing the continually evolving landscape, our featured speakers provided cybersecurity awareness for us as individuals,…

LinkedIn | Expanding OUR Individual & Collective Reach
May 18, 2022

Thank you to Deb Kerr & Stacy Stutz for leading MWi’s LinkedIn Workshops. To learn how to make your profile…

California’s women on boards law declared unconstitutional
May 18, 2022

A state judge has struck down a California law designed to increase the number of women on corporate boards. Since…

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