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OnBoard Georgia Celebrates 30 Years and Announces New Leadership

OnBoard Georgia Celebrates 30 Years and Announces New Leadership

OnBoard, celebrating 30 years of advocating for women on corporate boards, is pleased to announce Rachel Perry, Atlanta Market Leader, Aon, as the Chair of its Board of Directors. Perry follows two outstanding years completed during Immediate Past Chair Kelly Gay’s term and leads the organization as it marks its 30th Anniversary, notably with the publication of the 30th Annual Study surveying women on Georgia corporate boards. Read the full press release on OnBoard Georgia’s website.

Colorado Boardbound Highlights Progress

Colorado Boardbound Highlights Progress

Boardbound by Women’s Leadership Foundation of Colorado’s semi-annual study of women on Colorado boards was recently covered by The Denver Post.  The article highlighted the progress of women of color on boards, interviewed an alumna of the Corporate Boardbound program, and quoted a CEO who recently hosted a CEOs for Women on Boards event for his fellow CEOs and board directors.

Executive Women of New Jersey Updates Leadership Numbers

NJThumbnailExecutive Women of New Jersey recently released updated numbers for women in leadership in the 99 New Jersey companies on the Russell 3000.  Top findings from the report include the following.

  • Of 942 board seats in 99 companies, 141, or 15%, were held by women. This is an increase over 2013, when women in these companies held only 13.7% of seats.
  • The 18 NJ Fortune 500 companies within the NJ Russell 3000 did slightly better, with 45 of 202 board seats, or 22.3%, filled by women. This is an increase over 2013, when women in these Full Article

Forum of Executive Women: Little Change in Philadelphia

PAThumbnailThe Forum of Executive Women in Philadelphia has updated its “Women on Boards” report for 2015.  Key findings from the report, which includes the 100 largest public companies in the region include:

  • 35 companies had no women on their boards
  • 49 companies had no women in their top executive ranks
  • 60 companies had no women among their top earners
  • 94 companies were headed by a male CEO

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