Podcast + Blog
April 25, 2017
Women on BoardsWomen are well established in professions like medicine, law and banking. They’ve advanced to the top of prominent companies, including General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Pepsico and IBM. Yet a gap remains: corporate boards....
April 25, 2017
Creating An Employee Executive Board Will Close the Gender Gap in Business by Kristy WallaceWomen make up half of the global population, contribute $7 trillion in US consumer and business spending and drive 85% of all consumer purchasing. That’s pretty awesome. But the power...
April 24, 2017
WEL Florida Memberships Supports Foster Care Youth Transitioning Into AdulthoodChildren's Harbor Wardrobe Donations Children’s Harbor is a not for profit organization that helps keep siblings together in the foster care system. They have recently acquired another organization which supports children...
April 11, 2017
Although Boardroom Diversity Is Increasing, Women Remain UnderrepresentedLooking at more than 3,000 global companies, Credit Suisse found that women held 14.7% of board seats in 2015.1 This was up 54% since 2010.2 Out of the 4,218 companies covered...
April 6, 2017
Women on boards: 20% target by 2020 and 30% by 2030Interesting article about global progress towards the goal of gender equality on corporate boards.
March 27, 2017
We’re Making Little Progress Getting Women on BoardsThe glass ceiling for women on corporate boards does not appear to be budging. Women held one in every five board seats at S&P 500 companies last year, or 19.9%,...
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