Are There Really Boards With no Women?
Forbes – Tue, Aug 2, 2011
Defend Your Research: What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women
Article from the June 2011 Harvard Business Review
Speech by SEC Commissioner: Remarks at the DirectWomen Board Institute
By Commissioner Elisse B. Walter U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission New York, N.Y. February 10, 2011
2010 Board of Directors Survey
Heidrick & Struggles and WomenCorporateDirectors, in conjunction with Boris Groysberg of Harvard Business School, surveyed men and women corporate directors and found striking differences, as well as predictable similarities, in how the 398 respondents think about these and other critical issues facing boards today.
2009 Michigan Women’s Leadership Index
The Michigan Women's Leadership Index (WLI) is released biennially by Inforum Center for Leadership - the research and education arm of Inforum. The WLI is a data-based instrument used to measure the presence of women executives in the highest leadership positions of the top 100 publicly-held companies headquartered in Michigan (Index 100).
Calvert Study: Corporate Diversity Still Coming Up Short for Women
Women may make up more than half the workforce, but continue to be significantly underrepresented on corporate boards and in C-level executive positions, according to a study released by Calvert Investments.
Results of Menendez's Major Fortune 500 Diversity Survey: Representation of Women and Minorities On Corporate Boards Still Lags Far Behind National Population
August 4, 2010 - Menendez Press Office: U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Democratic Task Force, today unveiled the results of his survey on women and minority representation among the senior management of Fortune 500 companies. The survey found that women and minority representation on corporate boards continues to lag far behind the national population percentages.
Changing the Face in U.S. Corporate Boards
June 28, 2010 – Wall Street Journal: CalPERS commissioned a report which found that companies that have diverse boards perform better than those with similar director profiles in terms of ethnicity, gender and skill sets. Now they are recruiting executives to nominate for board seats in poorly performing companies in which it holds shares.