Inforum’s Michigan Women’s Leadership Report is a biennial snapshot on the status of women at the highest levels of governance and leadership in Michigan’s public companies.
The 2020 Report is a collaborative initiative between Inforum and the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. It follows eight previous reports produced biennially since 2003 that track the advancement of gender diversity in the boardrooms and C-suites of the Michigan companies ranked by revenue and market capitalization.
In some ways, 2019 was a year of breakthroughs – the number of Fortune 500 companies led by women hit a new high, women for the first time held at least one board seat at every S&P 500 company, and the Thirty Percent Coalition launched a national campaign to promote women of color to corporate boards. And there is progress, especially on boards. For the first time, 20% of the directors of Russell 3000 boards are women, a figure Michigan exceeds at 21%.
Among the largest companies, all-male boards are a shrinking species. Click here to read more.