Bigger gains in 2018 for women board directors. Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation has conducted a census of the board composition of all Colorado public companies since 2011. Here is a summary of what we’ve learned: we are making progress–from 7% women on boards in 2011 to 14% in 2018 at …Read More »
A new study found that Colorado public companies added women to their boards at a faster rate in 2018, with the state still lagging the national average. DENVER, Colo., February 18, 2019 – The percentage of Colorado public company board positions held by women increased to 14 percent in 2018, …Read More »
Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco), Viveve Medical and ANGI Homeservices won Corporate Salute awards for having three or more women on their boards within the last year Colorado public companies improved number of women on boards three percentage points since effort began three years ago, but still lag the …Read More »
Watch the livestream of the event that took place on March 1, 2018: What can organizations and their leaders do to establish and promote higher standards of gender ethics and power equity in their workplaces? The Women’s Leadership Foundation is proud to co-sponsor this half-day discussion and encourages you to …Read More »
I never shied away from trying something new and different. A lot of times people would say, “Nobody wants to volunteer and do that,” and I’d say, “I’ll try it. I’ll do it.” Step up and try to do stuff that might be a little bit out of your comfort zone. https://lnkd.in/eMdRXmG
We need more women on boards. If you look at the proportion of the population, we need about twice as many. We need about three times as many African American women on boards and we need eleven times as many Latinas on boards. - Jo Lynne Whiting, Board Chair. https://lnkd.in/g2e4prc
Thanks to Aldo Svaldi at The Denver Post for covering the position of women in exective ranks and on boards. We need more than 2 women CEOs of Colorado public companies--and more women on boards to be a leader.
"Research shows that companies with women directors perform much better than those that are all-male, across a variety of measures, from earnings growth to avoiding corporate restatements, Whiting said."
Investors are prioritizing Board Diversity as one of their top 3 issues which is great. This quote summarizes why: ‘Simply put, a diverse board makes better, more robust decisions,’ Jamie Smith, associate director at EY Center for Board Matters. #womenonboards #directors