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Board Access

Women on Boards: Tokenism or Best Practice?

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

If a company adds three eminently qualified women to their board, and it is characterized as a gender play or way to avoid a firestorm of criticism, is that progress?

Twitter, Don't 'Check the Box' -- Hire Two Women for Your Board

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 12.17.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

f companies like Twitter want our business, they can't pretend this is a supply issue or a diversity issue. Women make up the majority of Twitter's users. Structuring an all-white male board is not reflective of Twitter's talent pool or customer base.

California Passes First Legislation to Encourage More Women on Boards

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

We know greater board diversity leads to better governance and stronger economic growth. Now we need to put our economic power behind this legislation by supporting companies who comply with this recommendation, and taking our business away from those who don't.

Dysfunction in the Boardroom

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

For years -- decades, even -- women have been seeking stronger representation on corporate boards, yet minimal progress has been made in recent years.