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The argument, “we just can’t find ‘qualified women’ to serve on our board,” is nothing new, but honestly I am surprised how much I continue to hear it. It is trite, so last century and, most importantly, not true. What …Read more.
5 Elements of a Successful Board Evaluation This is Part 3 in our blog series on Board Evaluations. In the previous post, we discussed the barriers that boards often face when conducting board evaluations. Self assessment can be an uncomfortable …Read more.
What Are the Barriers to Effective Board Evaluations Today? This is Part 2 in our blog series on Board Evaluations. In the intro of this blog series, we discussed the importance of the evaluation process in today’s boardrooms. Yet, we …Read more.
This is Part 1 in our blog series on Board Evaluations. You’ve just boarded a routine plane flight from New York to San Francisco. The airline staff and boarding process appear to be operating as usual, so you settle into …Read more.
What is keeping women off corporate boards? It’s not a lack of attention to the problem: A top board search consultant characterizes the push for board diversification in the following way: “opportunities are abounding for women … no one ever …Read more.
Helaine Suval’s View from the Boardroom… Q & A WITH CORPORATE BOARD DIRECTORS Whether you’re an experienced corporate board director or seeking your first corporate board seat, gaining insights and strategies from your peers on how they navigate corporate board …Read more.
The new Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI) revealed that it will take nearly 40 years for Russell 3000 boards of directors to reach gender parity. If the current rate of growth remains the same, Russell 3000 boards would reach 50% …Read more.
Shutterstock I recently gave a talk on board diversity, making the case for more women and young people on corporate boards. Following my talk was a panel discussion for which three prominent and seasoned board chairpersons joined me on stage. …Read more.