Women Serve on Boards featured by Programme EVE

Women Serve on Boards recently contributed to Programme EVE, an inter-company leadership seminar for women and “enlightened” men, who believe that women leadership contributes to their global performance and their culture.. Founded in 2010 by employees at Danone, this international program is designed to encourage essential discussions among strong and inspiring individuals…

#SoLastCentury

The #SoLastCentury campaign by Women Serve on Boards targets the remaining 20 of the Fortune 500 companies who currently have zero women serving on their board of directors. A 2015 McKinsey and Co. study determined that companies in the top quartile of gender diversity are 15% more likely to financially outperform…

The #FaceofFeminism

Women Serve on Boards rolled out a new campaign featuring key cultural figures and celebrities who have self-declared being a feminist. The campaign highlights the spectrum of male voices who believe in gender equality and have made their stance public.                   In pursuit of Women…

Discovery Communications Adds Susan Swain to the Board of Directors

It's waking up to moments like this that make everyone's efforts fruitful. Today Discovery Communications announced that it is adding Susan M. Swain to their Board of Directors, effective December 2016. Congratulations! From Discovery's press release: Susan is co-CEO of multiplatform public affairs content distributor, C-SPAN. “Susan Swain has a proven track…

The Privacy Industry Remains Unbiased

  Women Serve on Boards highlights how the relatively new privacy industry has so far been immune to the gender bias that permeates many other fields. While sexism continues to be a problem across many related professions — including the lack of women on boards, the sexist courtroom dialog, and Silicon…

Women Can Do Anything: Four Things Women Serve on Boards Learned at the White House’s United State of Women Summit

The air was buzzing with optimism and revolutionary spirit. The amount of talent, intellect, passion, and collective perseverance was positively inspiring and overwhelming in the best way possible. And the physical experience of witnessing 5,000 women in the same room, supporting the advancement and empowerment of women, made us realize…

Dino List

According to the 2020 Women On Boards Gender Diversity Index, in 2015 "20.1 percent of board seats [in Fortune 500 countries] were held by 1,012 women — an average of 2.2 women directors per board." Moreover, the Fortune 501-1000 are adding women directors, albeit at a lower rate. In 2015,…