Big Rise in Number of Women on Boards at End of 2008
32 Women Appointed to Corporate Boards in December 2008
- 32 women were appointed to corporate boards in the US in December 2008, the largest number for the year, though still well below the 35 added in October 2007, the high for that year.
- For all of 2008, 255 women were appointed to US boards, compared with 293 such appointments in 2007.
- The outlook for 2009, given the economic crisis, is challenging, according to NewsonWomen, which tracks gender diversity on boards.
- EuropeanPWN Study on women in Leadership in Europe
- Different cycles of Directorship
- UK Minister Vows to Push for Women on Boards
- 15% of FTSE 100 Directors are now Women
- UK Cross-Company Mentoring Programme Crosses into France
- Women Hold 8.9% of Board Seats at Hong Kong Blue Chips
- Publishers of Female FTSE Report Call for Women in the Boardroom Quota
- Now They Like It, Now They Don't (How Investors Value Companies With Women in the Boardroom)
- Bringing More Women Into the Boardroom
- Action in New Zealand to Balance Boards
- Women on UK Boards Earn Half as Much as Men