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Opening Boardroom Doors to Women

Winter 2018 - Ethical Boardroom
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by Jayne Juvan

Much attention has been devoted to the number of women (or lack thereof) in C-suite and director positions, especially in the context of public companies. Despite the well-known benefits of having a diverse set of decision-makers in the boardroom, women continue to hold a disproportionately low number of director positions compared to men.

Although the number of women in leadership positions is increasing slightly, women still have not come close to having equal opportunities with men. This article discusses four possible techniques for opening the doors of the boardroom to women so that they are no longer shut out from director opportunities. But first, we examine some current statistics about female directors and discuss the challenges that are holding women back.

Read the article here.

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