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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.

The benefits of female board members in healthcare
January 24, 2022

Why more female board members in healthcare organizations are needed. The diagnosis for healthcare today is concerning: healthcare boards need…

Pandemic: Companies with diverse boards tended to do better
January 24, 2022

Board Diversity and Performance The first ever report examining the link between companies with multidimensional board diversity and the correlation…

Four Trends Shaping Corporate Governance in 2022
January 23, 2022

When it came to governance, diversity concerns dominated discussions in many boardrooms 2021 threw companies and their boards curveball after…

Kane Insights: State of Working Women in Wisconsin
January 22, 2022

MWi’s January 2022 program guest speaker: Kimberly Kane,  president & CEO, Kane Communications Group Kimberly shared an overview of the Kane Insights: State…

Katherine Harper Joining Modine Manufacturing Company Board of Directors
January 17, 2022

Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a diversified global leader in thermal management technology and solutions, announced today that Katherine Harper…

Analysis-Elliott, Ancora Lead Hedge Funds in Pushing for More Women on Boards
January 14, 2022

Elliott Management Corp and Ancora Advisors LLC led activist hedge funds in pushing for women to join corporate boards last…

State Street calls for women on corporate boards worldwide
January 14, 2022

Asset manager State Street Corp (STT.N) will expect all portfolio companies worldwide to have at least one woman on their boards,…

Enerpac Tool Group Elects Lynn Minella as New Director
January 10, 2022

Enerpac Tool Group Corp. (NYSE: EPAC) announced today that the Board of Directors has elected Lynn Minella to its Board…

November 2021 Report Summary l Women’s Business Collaborative
January 5, 2022

As we close out 2021, the number of women appointed to the boards of public companies continues to rise. In…

Women on Corporate Boards l Quick Take
January 5, 2022

THE BENEFITS OF GENDER-BALANCED BOARDS Research Shows When Women Hold at Least Three Seats, this “Critical Mass” is Good for…

Director Training Programs Aimed at Preparing Women and People of Color
January 4, 2022

U.S. companies are turning to programs aimed at preparing women and people of color for corporate board roles in a…

More corporate directors agree action needed on board diversity
December 14, 2021

But many think diversity is driven by political correctness, with male directors more skeptical of diversity and inclusion efforts. More…

Kane Insights: What Employers Need to Know About the State of Working Women in Wisconsin
December 14, 2021

Half of working women in Wisconsin consider quitting, study finds Our study shows that the experience of women in Wisconsin…

Report: Disclosure of US Board Diversity Soars; Boards Increase Gender Diversity Faster than Racial and Ethnic Diversity
November 17, 2021

Companies are disclosing the racial and ethnic composition of their boards at a record rate. While just 24 percent of…

50/50 Women on Boards Statistics
November 17, 2021

Gender Diversity Statistics on Boards for Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin presented at 50/50 Women On Boards Midwest Event. Wisconsin…

How to get involved in board service
November 17, 2021

Pat Ackerman, MWi Chair & SVP, Investor Relations, Corporate Responsibility, and Sustainability, & Treasurer is quoted numerous times    …

Wisconsin’s Starting to Achieve a Critical Mass of Women in the Boardroom l Milwaukee Magazine
November 11, 2021

More women are breaking the glass ceiling into leadership roles in Wisconsin companies. What gets measured gets attention. It’s a…

U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index 2021 Perspective & Highlights
October 28, 2021

U.S. boardrooms are reshaping themselves with fresh skills, qualifications and perspectives. Now in its 36th year, the U.S. Spencer Stuart…

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