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Check out recent articles, viewpoints and blog postings, as well as MWi news releases, media coverage and member communications on advancing women on boards and in the executive pipeline.

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You’ll find the newsletter a quick read packed with information on board diversity. We hope you’ll share this information with your colleagues as well.

Kim Stoll & Mara Swan guests at Rotary Club of Milwaukee meeting

Kim Stoll & Mara Swan guests at Rotary Club of Milwaukee meeting

November 21, 2022

Back to News November 21, 2022 Kim Stoll, MWi chair & vice president-sales at Badger Meter, was the guest speaker at Rotary’s luncheon meeting on Tuesday, November 15. Kim shared MWi’s mission, why increasing the number of all women on boards is essential, and the 2022 research report data. Following her presentation, Kim participated in a…

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WILN Opinion+: Nancy Hernandez and Kim Stoll

WILN Opinion+: Nancy Hernandez and Kim Stoll

November 14, 2022

Back to News November 14, 2022 Welcome to the very first episode of Wisconsin Latino News Opinion+ where we talk about major issues the Latinx and other underrepresented communities face in the state of Wisconsin. For this inaugural episode, we spoke with two Milwaukee Women inc (MWi) members about their efforts toward equitable leadership. Milwaukee…

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State Sees Increase in Women on Corporate Boards

State Sees Increase in Women on Corporate Boards

October 26, 2022

Back to News October 26, 2022 Now comprise 26% of Wisconsin’s top-50 public corporate boards, huge rise in 20 years. While women make up about half the population, they only represent about a quarter of board seats for Wisconsin’s top-50 public corporations, according to a new research report from Milwaukee Women inc. The report, which was released earlier…

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Toni Townes-Whitley, Intentional Strategies for Equity & Inclusion for Public & Private Companies

Toni Townes-Whitley, Intentional Strategies for Equity & Inclusion for Public & Private Companies

October 26, 2022

Back to News October 26, 2022                  Source: BizTimes Milwaukee, October 24, 2022 issue, page 7

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Congratulations to MWi members Kate Brewer, Jayne Hladio & Peggy Kelsey, Titan 100 Recipients

Congratulations to MWi members Kate Brewer, Jayne Hladio & Peggy Kelsey, Titan 100 Recipients

October 26, 2022

Back to News October 26, 2022 The Titan 100 program recognizes the top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. Collectively the 2023 Wisconsin Titan 100 and their companies employ more than 100,000  individuals and generate…

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MWi 20th Anniversary Celebration & Recognition Videos

MWi 20th Anniversary Celebration & Recognition Videos

October 17, 2022

Back to News October 17, 2022 Enjoy the inspiring videos released at the anniversary dinner! Video 1: Looking Back, featuring MWi members Sharon Canter, Karen Hung & DeVona Wright Contrell   We were bold. We were trailblazers. Milwaukee Women inc has come a long way in 20 years. We were on a mission – to change the…

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Betty Quadracci’s Legacy Lives on Through Milwaukee Women inc

Betty Quadracci’s Legacy Lives on Through Milwaukee Women inc

October 14, 2022

Back to News October 14, 2022 The organization celebrates 20 years since its founding. Milwaukee Magazine | For 20 years, Milwaukee Women inc has advanced its mission to increase the number of women corporate directors. Betty Quadracci, who served as publisher of Milwaukee Magazine for 30 years until her passing at the age of 75 in 2013, co-founded Milwaukee Women…

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Representation of women on Wisconsin corporate boards surpasses Milwaukee Women inc’s target

Representation of women on Wisconsin corporate boards surpasses Milwaukee Women inc’s target

October 14, 2022

Back to News October 14, 2022 The latest annual report by Milwaukee Women inc shows that women hold 26.3% of board seats at Wisconsin’s top 50 public companies. That’s an all-time high, up from 23.3% in 2021, and surpasses MWi’s goal of 25% by 2025. Created in 2002, the local nonprofit group is focused on achieving balanced representation of…

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