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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Diversity Measures on Corporate Boards Have a Breakout Year

September 2016.  The Street. "Things are changing when it comes to getting more women on corporate boards. Diversity measures have had a breakout year in 2016. A measure introduced by the New York State Common Retirement Fund at FleetCor Technologies Inc.(FLT)  received the backing of 72% of the vote at a ...

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What Women Add to Boards

October 2016.  The Wall Street Journal. "Study finds that women often supply skills that were missing.  Women elected to corporate boards tend to have more experience in risk management and human resources than their male counterparts—a boon for corporate governance, a recent study says."

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Gender Diverse Boardrooms: The Role Chief Legal Officers Can Play

September 2016. Thirty Percent Coalition. Gender Diverse Boardrooms: The Role Chief Legal Officers Can Play

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On the Road to Parity in the Boardroom

September 2016. Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. MCC INTERVIEW: Marcy Cohen, Vicki Kramer & Mary Quazzo

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GlaxoSmithKline’s Emma Walmsley Just Became Britain’s Most Powerful Businesswoman

September 2016. Fortune. "The U.K.’s FTSE 100 index on Monday got its seventh female chief executive as drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline announced that Emma Walmsley, its head of consumer healthcare, would become its next CEO. Her appointment makes Walmsley the seventh woman to lead a company listed on the FTSE 100. She joins Carolyn ...

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Dubai Women Establishment highlights women’s important role in corporate governance

September 2016. Thomson Reuters. In this article: "Dubai Women Establishment (DWE), in collaboration with Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, recently organised a training programme about "The Principles of Corporate Governance in Government Entities" for the second consecutive year. The session targeted second and third level female leaders within the government and private ...

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