Advancing Women Into Leadership Roles: 8 Ways Forward


Women are underrepresented at every level, and women of color are the most underrepresented group of all, lagging behind white men, men of color, and white women. Companies report that they are highly committed to gender diversity. But that commitment has not translated into meaningful progress. The proportion of women at every level in...Read More

The ABD Survey: What It Means For Boards

The Alliance for Board Diversity just released its biannual Missing Pieces Report, which measures the representation of women and people of color on the boards of the Fortune 500. The verdict was mixed. There was definitely some good news: the representation of women and minorities reached 34 percent, an all-time high and an almost 3 percent gain from 2016. The number of companies reaching 40 perc...Read More

Diversity, Done Better

Ten years ago, a title such as “Diversity and Inclusion Officer” didn’t really exist. Today, executives whose mission is to make sure their work forces and C-Suites reflect the nation’s diversity writ large are legion. Never has this proven more true than in the board space. It’s practically de rigeur these days to find boardrooms pouring resources into diversity. But they—and we, as s...Read More

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