Advancing Women to the Boardroom

Boardbound Colorado Releases Latest Progress Report

Boardbound Colorado Releases Latest Progress Report –

Colorado is making progress at a faster rate and is on par with the national average for the first time:

  • Colorado public companies have 21% women on their boards. 
  • With an increase of 4 percentage points in 2020, Colorado’s pace is much improved from the average of 0.8 p.p. in early years 2011-17
  • Over 80% of public companies now include a woman on their board which is a reversal from a majority all-male boards as recently as 2014
  • 20% of Colorado public companies have 3 or more women on their board versus only 7% in 2015
  • Women are a much higher proportion of new board appointments with 34% in 2020 versus 15% in 2017
  • Colorado Russell 3000 companies have 23% women on boards—and have closed the gap with national average for the first time

Read the full report based on data as of 12/31/2020.

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