About one in six members of corporate boards at Wisconsin’s biggest public companies is a woman, and gender diversity in the boardroom continued to increase in 2016, a new report shows.
This year, women constitute 16.9% of the members of the state’s top public company boards, bringing Wisconsin to the median level for women on boards nationally, the group Milwaukee Women inc said in its annual survey. That was up from 15.8% in the state in 2015, and from 12.3% a decade ago.
This is the third consecutive year of measurable growth for the top corporate boards, Sandy Wysocki, chairperson of the advocacy group, said in a statement. Read the full story here.