GM’s Board Will Have More Women Than Men. It’s Not the Only One

Women will make up more than half of GM’s board next month after two male directors retire, leaving six female directors, including chair Mary Barra, to five men. That’s a big milestone for one of the Fortune 500‘s biggest companies, but GM isn’t alone. Five others–Bed, Bath & Beyond, Casey’s General Stores, Viacom, CBS, and […]

How One Female Executive Used LinkedIn to Land Her First-Ever Board Seat

Last year, Medidata Solutions realized it had a problem. The pharmaceutical software company had a seven-person board of directors–and all seven were men. Chairman and CEO Tarek Sherif knew he needed to diversify the group. But as the board began the search for its next member, Sherif observed an all too common phenomenon: every female […]