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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.

Tenneco Announces New Addition To Its Board Of Directors
September 16, 2021

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) today announced that it has appointed Michelle A. Kumbier, former Chief Operating Officer at Harley-Davidson Motor…

EY Americas Center for Board Matters
September 16, 2021

A growing number of companies are embracing environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters as a strategic business imperative. They recognize…

Boards Reach Important Milestone, Surpassing Halfway to Gender Parity
September 10, 2021

Calls for greater social equity in Corporate America have increased in recent years, and public company boards of directors have…

Here Are The Women Who Paved The Way For Nasdaq’s Bold Effort To Put More Women On Boards
September 7, 2021

“Add Women, Change Everything,” Marie Wilson,one of the leaders of the women’s movement and founder of The White House Project, famously…

SpencerStuart: Actionable steps boards can take to begin the process of becoming more diverse and inclusive
August 26, 2021

A board’s ability to provide appropriate oversight over strategy and risk — ensuring the strategic plan aligns with the opportunity…

Anne Reed, President & CEO, Wisconsin Humane Society featured in “Stories of Change”
August 19, 2021

Anne Reed, MWi member, and CEO, Wisconsin Humane Society if not only on the cover but featured in the publication’s “Stories…

SEC approves Nasdaq rule to require disclosure
August 13, 2021

KPMG Board Leadership Center: Board diversity disclosure The SEC approved a Nasdaq proposal that requires Nasdaq-listed companies to: Have, or…

SEC approves Nasdaq’s plan to boost diversity on corporate boards
August 10, 2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday approved new Nasdaq rules that will require companies that list shares on its…

Innovating the board
August 6, 2021

In How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World (2021, Basic Books), Dambisa Moyo, author, economist, and…

Resilience: Leading for the long term
August 6, 2021

Insights from lead directors on rethinking oversight to help raise the board’s game, strengthen the company’s resilience, and position the…

Indra Nooyi: Women are ‘one of the biggest emerging-market opportunities’ for corporate America
July 29, 2021

Indra Nooyi, one of the most powerful women in business over the past two decades, has a message for U.S….

Wisconsin women in leadership – Moving the needle, by Patricia Ackerman
July 21, 2021

Women make up less than a quarter (or 21.1%) of board directors of the top 50 public companies in Wisconsin….

Congratulations Julie Granger, Laura Gutierrez, Becky House, and Karen Hung
July 20, 2021

Congratulations to MWi members Becky House, Julie Granger, Laura Gutierrez, and Karen Hung for being named Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2021…

The inflation question, cybersecurity oversight, the keys to workforce well-being, views on how to innovate boards, and more.
July 20, 2021

In this edition of Directors Quarterly, KPMG U.S. Chief Economist Constance Hunter delves into a question currently being discussed in many…

National Women’s Law Center
June 25, 2021

A message from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, “After a year of living…

Congratulations to Pat Ackerman, Wendy Baumann, Karen Hung, Phyllis King, Dr. Joan Prince, and Lori Storz on being named Notable Women on Corporate Boards by the BizTimes
June 22, 2021

BizTimes Milwaukee presents its inaugural showcase of Milwaukee area Notable Women on Corporate Boards, spotlighting the valuable contributions and insights…

Fiserv Appoints Wafaa Mamilli to Board of Directors
June 15, 2021

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, today announced the appointment of…

How a company’s profit could soon be tied to its diversity initiatives
June 14, 2021

The movement to address the challenges facing us in the field of diversity, equality and inclusion may now begin to…

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