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Women in Boardrooms

The Case for "Breaking Into Boardrooms:" A Call for Gender Parity on S&P 500 Boards by 2025

Janice Reals Ellig | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Janice Reals Ellig

More women on boards is not the nice thing to do - it is the right thing for two compelling reasons: groupthink does not lead to good decision making and gender diversity on boards is highly correlated with stronger company financial performance.

Germany's New Boardroom Gender Quota Could Be A Model For Other Countries

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business

Germany on Friday approved a new quota that will force some of Europe’s largest companies to increase the number of women in their boardrooms to 30 ...

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

Gender-Driven Growth: Are Quotas in Boardrooms a Positive Force for Change?

Susan Bloch | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Susan Bloch

If we look at the advances of women on the global stage, we can see momentum in the public and political arena. Yet, in start-ups, investment banking and manufacturing, where real money is made, not much has changed over the past decade.