There are multiple opportunities for you to have an impact on the diversity of corporate boards.

MWi Membership

Milwaukee Women inc welcomes individuals to our Steering Committee who share our passion for diversifying corporate boards and executive leadership. Steering committee members are in a position to contribute experience, contacts or other resources to further our mission and/or are interested in serving on a corporate board. Our nominating committee accepts nominations and approves candidates for membership.

Know Of An Open Board Position?

While we do not recruit board members for companies, we do share potential openings with those in our network. For more information, please contact Lori Syverson, President & CEO.

Board/Executive Database

Our Board/Executive Database is a resource for information on MWi members including a profile, professional summary, board experience, industry sector and functional expertise. The searchable database is designed to meet the needs of individuals seeking corporate board members, as well as private company and non-profit board members and accomplished women executives.

Would You Like To Join Us?

More than 30 sponsoring companies have joined us in working to achieve our mission through their financial support and participation. If you are interested in supporting our important work, please contact Jackie Mortenson.


Private Directors Association, Wisconsin Chapter

Are You Board Ready?

Suggestions for crafting an effective board resume

You want to be a board director: Now what?

Getting a seat at the table

Getting on board: How executive can position themselves for a seat at the table

Five most common new director questions

The Business Case For Gender Diversity on Boards

Companies that achieve diversity and manage it well attain better financial results, on average, than other companies, according to Catalyst, the global nonprofit focused on building workplaces that work for women. Recent research by Catalyst showed that companies with women board members had:

better stock performance


higher return on equity


higher price-to-book value multiples


better average growth


Is Board Service For You?

Check out our introductory guide as a starting point.

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