Gender Diversity in Corporate America at a Standstill
ION’s Annual Census of Women Board Directors and Executive Officers of public companies includes 2014 data from U.S. corporations in the Russell 3000 (R3000).
As has been the case in the past, the numbers show little change – only 13% of the corporate board seats and executive officer positions in the R3000 are held by women.
For more information or a copy of the latest report: ION Reports
September 15, 2014
Network 2000 Releases Most Recent Census of Women on Boards in Maryland
Maryland’s Network 2000 has released updated numbers for women on board and serving as executive officers in the public companies headquartered in the state. The organization reported a slight increase in the percentage of board seats held by women (from 13.3% to 14.2%). They also reported an increase in the number of companies with no women on their boards and among those with no women in either board and executive officer positions. (05/2015)
ION President JoAnn Cavallaro Recognized As a Most Influential Woman in Boston
The Women of the Harvard Club Leadership Committee has recognized ION President JoAnn Cavallaro as one of Boston’s Most Influential Women. (04/2015)
FWA Recognizes Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte, as a TrailBlazer
Financial Women’s Association (FWA) honored Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte LLP as the “Trailblazer of the Year” at their 2015 Women of the Year Awards Dinner on May 11 at the Grand Hyatt New York City. Earlier this year, Engelbert became the first woman to lead one of the major professional services in the US. (04/2015)
ION Board Members to Participate in EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Energy
ION board member Donna Evans, CEO of the Women’s Leadership Foundation/Chamber of Commerce in Colorado, and ION Managing Director Julie Graber are scheduled to participate in the EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Energy in June 2015. Evans will participate in a panel discussion regarding strategies for increasing the number of women on corporate boards, which Graber will moderate using ION research data. Graber will also moderate a panel discussion on the most recent research regarding women and leadership. Attendees will include the top women in the energy industry in the US. (03/2015)
ION Member The Board Connection is reporting progress in their 2014 Report: Voices Being Heard for women on boards in Texas. Their analysis showed an increase in the percentage of board seats held by women in companies headquartered in the state as well as a decrease in the number of companies with no women on their boards. (03/2015)
Financial Women’s Association Partners with Forbes for Special Section in 2015 Investment Guide
This is the fifth year that New York’s Financial Women’s Association (FWA) has partnered with Forbes to include a special section for the Forbes annual Investment Guide. The section, In Good Company: Women Answer the Global Talent Imperative, says companies are reshaping their definitions of leadership to include the skills and strengths women bring to those roles in order to develop and retain the leaders they need to meet the demands of the global economy. The section also highlights the work of FWA in advancing women’s leadership through its programs and services. (01/2015)