Lessons from the Tech World Diversity Panel Corporate Governance Panel Edward Knight of NASDAQ Conversation with Marge Magner, James Turley, and Jane Shaw Institutional Investors Panel The Honorable Deborah B. Goldberg, Massachusetts State Treasurer The Global Perspective Panel Lisa Kassenaar Interviews Rodney Martin and Thomas Nides Celia Huber, Director of McKinsey & Company Rick Haythornthwaite, Chairman of MasterCard Incorporated Congressman Don Beyer Susan Ness Opens the Conference Ambassador Gérard Araud Delivers Remarks 2015 Conference Roundtable Breakout Session on Governance 2015 Roundtable Participants 2015 Conference Corporate Partners 2015 SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom

The Female FTSE Board Report 2016

2016. Cranfield University. Cranfield University published its 2016 semi-annual report on Female FTSE benchmarking report, measuring numbers of female directors on the top 100 British corporate boards.  Each year Cranfield University announces its semi-annual Female FTSE Index and this year's report can be found below and here.  Cranfield University is a ...

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REGISTER NOW! 7th SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom Public Plenary Session – Washington, DC – Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 8am to 1pm

Now's the time! Register now for the 7th SAIS Global Conference on Women  in the Boardroom Public Plenary Session, held in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom brings together corporate CEOs, board chairs, institutional investors, venture capitalists, stock ...

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Gender Diversity on Boards: The Future Is Almost Here

March 2016.  Harvard Law School Forum. "Gender diversity on public company boards—and meaningful participation by women directors in the boardroom—is steadily increasing. Although the number of women on boards in the United States is growing more slowly than in some other countries, there has never been such consensus and collective effort ...

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Sir Philip Hampton to Lead Push for More Women in Top Jobs

August 2016. The Guardian. The chairman of GlaxoSmithKline, Sir Philip Hampton, has been appointed by the British government to chair an independent review on the improving the number of women amongst the top 350 public British companies.  This review is founded in the work of Mervyn Davies to increase the number of ...

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Some Firms Intensify Push for Gender Parity at Board Level

August 2016.  Wallstreet Journal. A growing number of U.S. firms are intensifying strategies to increase gender representation and achieve gender parity.  The Wallstreet Journal discusses this push in their recently published article.

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Corporate Governance Follow: “Shake-up calls mount as lack of diversity on US boards laid bare”.

August 2016.  Financial Times. Is the United States ready for a "board refreshment"?  Boardrooms in the U.S. are generally older, male-dominated and have longer-serving directors in comparison to European counterparts.  The Financial Times examines new data on corporate governance boardroom composition.  The analysis in the FT article can be found here.

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Women Are Coming For The Boardroom – And It’s Better For Business

August 2016. In boardrooms around the country, the glass ceiling seems as impenetrable as ever. While women are independent business owners and CEOs, it is on boards where women are lagging the furthest behind comparably talented men. In the past 10 years, the number of women in boardrooms has only increased by 5% ...

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Leaders Target Biotech Boardroom Diversity at Liftstream Annual Forum

August 2016. The second annual Liftstream diversity conference will take place on September 15th 2016 in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the headquarters of global biotech firm Biogen. Over 250 executives from the life sciences and investment industries will attend this forum of keynote speakers, panel sessions and roundtables aimed at addressing ...

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When Will We See More ‘Shes’ in the C-Suite?

August 2016. Women dominate health care as employees, consumers, and family “chief medical officers,” but not so much when it comes to leadership positions. Read more about women leadership in the healthcare industry here.

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Building A Diverse Board Makes Sense For Startups

June 2015. An article posted by Tech Crunch last year addresses the reasons why startup companies should care about diversity on their boards. Read more here.

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