Entries by Lisa Pelish

Strategies to Address Representation of Women Include Federal Disclosure Requirements

Based on an analysis of interviews with stakeholders, board director data, and relevant literature, GAO identified various factors that may hinder women’s increased representation among board directors. These include boards not prioritizing recruiting diverse candidates; few women in the traditional pipeline to board service—with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or board experience; and low turnover of […]

Who will be our Women to watch in 2016?

Melissa Wylie and Betsey Guzior  take a look at who could make a big difference in 2016. They include game changers at Google and in the auto industry, leading legal minds as well as a few who have endured challenges in 2015 that are likely to continue into the new year. – Read More – […]

Success Magazine – 1 Year =’s 365 Opportunities

Author – Gary Vaynerchuk  – 4 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make (and Keep) to Guarantee Your Success December 30, 2015 As the year comes to a close, people are naturally going to be talking about their New Year’s resolutions. But want to know what I think you should really be focusing on in 2016? […]

WEL Census Results Now Available Online

Information to Help Advocate, Educate & Connect Women in Executive Leadership Studies show that companies with gender diversity at the Board and C-Suite level outperform those without gender diversity. We look at our 2014 Census as a springboard for thought and action, and would like to encourage Florida companies to consider the findings. We encourage Florida companies to look […]

Global Survey Among C-Level Finds Weak Commitment to Gender Equality

According to research released today by leading global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick, nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of global senior executives believe that by 2030 women will occupy the top ranks of most large global companies in numbers equal to that of men. However, most global C-Level executives (56 percent) report that their organizations have […]