The Women’s Leadership Foundation of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce was on hand when Colorado’s General Assembly passed a legislative resolution (HJR 17-1017) calling for equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of publicly held corporations headquartered in Colorado. The resolution was sponsored by Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran (D-5) and Rep. Lois Landgraf (R-21), and Senators Beth Martinez Humenik (R-24) and Nancy Todd (D-28).
Within the three-year period from January 2018 through December 2020, the resolution encourages companies with nine or more director seats to have a minimum of three women directors on Full Article
The Financial Women’s Association is once again partnering with Forbes on a special section for their 2017 Investment Guide. This year’s section is: In Good Company: Empowering Today’s Female Millennials to Become Tomorrow’s CEO’s. Forbes will distribute copies of this special section at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meetings in Davos.
The Women’s Leadership Foundation of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce has developed a Summary of Sources for Qualified Female Board Candidates. The guide includes sources that charge no fees for placements as well as fee-for-services organizations.
Overall, women hold only 13 percent of board seats and 13 percent of executive positions these companies.
The Forum also reports on women in leadership roles in Full Article