Archive for November, 2016

LifeSci Advisors’ Board Placement Initiative Announces Fifth Board Placement

November 2016. Econo Times. "LifeSci Advisors, a leading life sciences-focused investor relations consultancy, announced today the fifth placement of a female executive to a life science company board, as part of their Board Placement Initiative (BPI), launched this year to match qualified female candidates with open seats on corporate boards of ...

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Women In Technology’s The Leadership Foundry and American University Annual Study on Women Serving on Corporate Boards Shows Slow Growth for DC Region

November 2016.  Digital Journal. "Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the technology community in the Washington, DC area, along with Kogod School of Business at American University today announced the results of WIT’s The Leadership Foundry annual research report examining the representation ...

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Washington Trails the Country in its Representation of Women in the Boardroom

November 2016.  Washington Post. "Despite a widespread push in recent years to add diversity to the boardroom, the Washington area continues to lag behind the rest of the country in its representation of women on corporate boards, according to a report released Thursday.  Women hold 14 percent of board positions at ...

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More companies are on board with women on their boards

October 2016.  Philly.com "Maybe it's the possibility that a woman might lead the United States as president, but "we've finally picked up some momentum" around the topic of female leadership in the corporate world, Suzanne Mayes says. 'It has become much more mainstream over the last few years,' said Mayes, president ...

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Gender Diversity in the C-Suite and Boardroom: Blazing a Path

November 2016. Enterprising Investor. "Firms with at least one female board member earned an annual excess compound return of 3.5% vs. the MSCI ACWI since 2005, according to the Credit Suisse report “CS Gender 3000: The Reward for Change.” Companies with at least 15% women in senior management have a return on ...

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