WHER Chat: 60 Percent of Private Companies Have an All-Male Board


A study produced in a collaboration between Crunchbase, Him For Her, and Kellogg School of Management on gender diversity in 200 of the most heavily funded U.S.-based private venture-backed companies reveals 60 percent of companies do not have a single woman on their boards and 7 percent of board seats are held by women. The study intends to bring attention to women’s representation in boardrooms of private companies to encourage a concerted effort to hire diverse board members.

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Board Diversity in Fortune 500 Companies Has Tripled Since 2010


The Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) and the Alliance for Board Diversity have partnered to create the Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards.” The report looks at trends in overall diversity and comparative differences in rates of representation among board positions in the corporate sphere.

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