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).

Free copies of each Women's Leadership Index are available to be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

2011 Michigan Women's Leadership Index

Past Indexes

2009 Michigan Women's Leadership Index

Media Coverage of the 2009 Michigan Women's Leadership

2007 Michigan Women's Leadership Index

2005 Michigan Women's Leadership Index

2003 Michigan Women's Leadership Index
National Statistics

Data published in the Michigan Women's Leadership Index is combined with statistics from across the United States and included in a report published by ION.* Click here to view the 2009 ION Report: 'Planning for Tomorrow's Boardroom: Making Room for More Women; The 5th Annual Status Report of Women Directors and Executive Officers of Public Companies in Twelve Regions of the United State.'

* ION, www.IONwomen.org, is a national organization whose members comprise women business organizations throughout the United States. Each ION member tracks the numbers of women directors and executive officers of public companies in their respective region. ION now includes 13 organizations, including: Board of Directors Network (GA); The  Boston club (MA); CABLE (TN); The Central Exchange (KA, MO); The Chicago Network (Chicago); Financial Women's Network of NY (Metro NY); Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives/University of California Davis (CA); The Forum of Executive Women (PA); Inforum Center for Leadership (MI); Milwaukee Women Inc. (WI); Women's Economic Roundtable (MN); Network 2000 (MD) and Women Executive Leadership (FL). ION receives financial support from KPMG LLP.

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