Missing Pieces Report: The 2016 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

January 2017.  Deloitte. "Despite modest gains, women and minorities see little change in representation on Fortune 500 boards.  This multi-year study published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), in collaboration with Deloitte for the 2016 census, provides powerful metrics on the slow change of diversity in the boardroom, and may ...

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Deloitte: Missing Pieces Report

February 2017. Deloitte. Deloitte: Missing Pieces Report

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Study Finds Only Modest Gains by Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

February 2017.  The New York Times. "Women and minorities occupy nearly 31 percent of the board seats of Fortune 500 companies, a small increase over the last four years, a new study has found. While that is the highest level in the six years of the study, white men continue to ...

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‘Negligible’ Gains in Boardroom Diversity as White Men Still Dominate, Study Finds

February 2017.  ABC News. "The percentage of women and minorities holding corporate board seats at Fortune 500 companies increased slightly last year to its highest level on record, but white men still accounted for an overwhelming majority of the positions, according to a study released today. Women and minorities occupied nearly 31 ...

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Snapchat Only Has One Woman On Its Board: Joanna Coles, Who Gets Paid the Least

February 2017.  Slate. "The company made its initial filing last week, revealing that its nine-person board of directors has only one woman: Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines and former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire. Fortune reports that, of the five directors who are being paid for their ...

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Coty Says It Will Add First Woman Board Member by July

February 2017.  The Street. "Fragrance and cosmetics company Coty (COTY) said it will add a woman to its board of directors by July, reducing the number of S&P 500 companies without women in the boardroom to four. Coty will bring on its first female board member in the second quarter of 2017, a spokeswoman ...

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North Carolina corporate boards making progress on diversity

November 2016. Charlotte Business Journal. "North Carolina is making progress when it comes to diversifying its corporate boards. Women now hold 18.8% of corporate board seats in the state — up from 16.6% in 2015, according to the 2020 Women on Boards 2016 Gender Diversity Index report." More here.

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Women board members in Florida reach 20 percent mark

November 2016. SunSentinel. "Florida's major public and private companies added three women to their boards this year, for a total of 53 women board members compared with 50 a year ago, according to a report by 2020 Women on Boards. That's 20 percent of companies in the state with women on their ...

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Women bosses boost female places in boardroom

November 2016. Financial Times. "New research shows that boards are likely to have significantly more women directors if the CEO or chairman is also female. The proportion of women serving as non-executive directors at the U.K.'s top 150 public companies has reached 29.9%, up from 17.5% five years ago. But that share is considerably ...

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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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