Even the color of people's clothing can affect perceptions of gender diversity, new research shows.
Have prospects for women business leaders improved, worsened, or stayed the same over the last decade? The answer is all of the above depending on what measures one looks at.
On November 17th, in cities around the country, leaders will participate in a “National Conversation on Board Diversity.” This annual event, led by 2020 Women on Boards, is running a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20% or greater by 2020.
Gay rights have come a long way in the past decade, to the point where the leaders of some of the world's best-known brands are open about their sexuality.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has delivered a rare and passionate address about race relations to the telecom giant's employees, calling on them to more openly discuss tensions he said were "ripping apart the very fabric of our communities."
Should female CEOs be worried about skewed gender perceptions and a double standard when it comes to their performance or that of their company? It appears so.
More than a quarter of female CEOs became targets of shareholder activism over a recent 10-year period, providing further evidence that men still enjoy a smoother run at the top, according to a new study.
CEOs who haven’t taken a long look at the makeup of their companies’ board of directors in a while should take the time to do so now. There is a lack of diversity across all boardrooms—and a pressing need to turn the tide.
Today, women are underrepresented in the S&P 500, but it's a different story in the mid-market. According to the Middle Market Power Index by American Express and Dun & Bradstreet, the middle market represents a promising landscape for women entrepreneurs.
Corporations have been talking about diversity and the need to create diverse leadership teams for some time, yet the slow pace of change indicates that something is missing.