Money Talks – Women’s Buying Power Starts to Reflect in the Boardroom

The Corporate Women Directors International (CWDI) study, regarding the percentage of women-held board seats in retail and consumer products companies, was released this week and brought a bit of good news for the cause of parity on corporate boards. This …

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It’s Not About Checking The Box, Dick – It’s Just Good Business!

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has been under attack for putting forth a proposed board for the company’s IPO that is comprised of seven men. The fact that no women are being nominated probably shouldn’t be shocking since 49% of publicly …

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SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom Calls for National Task Force

The past decade has been one of off and on again dialogue regarding diversity in the corporate boardroom. There is plenty of evidence that a diversified boardroom leads to better corporate performance. At the SAIS Global Conference on Women in …

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The Power of Effective Corporate Boards

What makes an effective corporate board is the question on the minds of many CEO’s and board members headed to the Strategic Growth Forum in Palm Springs today sponsored by Ernst & Young. The topic surfaces on any number of …

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Women on Corporate Boards in U.S. Lagging the Global Trends

This week, the SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom organized by Johns Hopkins University, is conducting a shirtsleeve conference on the global trends in Corporate Board Diversity. The participants are Corporate CEOs, board members, government regulators and experts …

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The Power of Effective Corporate Boards

What makes an effective corporate board is the question on the minds of many CEO’s and board members headed to the Strategic Growth Forum in Palm Springs today sponsored by Ernst & Young. The topic surfaces on any number of …

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I Agree With Richard Branson: “We Need More Women in the Boardroom”

In his Sept. 24 blog, Richard Branson makes a rational argument for more women in the boardroom. I agree. Studies abound that show more women on corporate boards produces better financial results with competitive advantages. I noted in my recent …

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Women on Corporate Boards in U.S. Lagging the Global Trends

This week, the SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom organized by Johns Hopkins University, is conducting a shirtsleeve conference on the global trends in Corporate Board Diversity. The participants are Corporate CEOs, board members, government regulators and experts …

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Diversity on Corporate Boards: Moving the Needle — Why Critical Mass Matters

The New York Stock Exchange/Euronext recently held a conference titled “Moving the Needle” that served as a significant step towards helping diversify membership on Corporate Boards. This initiative is bringing together CEO’s, Chairs of Nominating Committees, and women and minority …

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