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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