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Women are doing their part. Now companies need to do their part, too.

For the last four years, companies have reported that they are highly committed to gender diversity. But that commitment has not translated into meaningful progress.

Women continue to be vastly underrepresented at every level. For women of color, it’s even worse. Only about one

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The number of women directors in corporate boards needs attention. Appointing only one woman director would seem to be inexpedient as she will be stereotyped and ignored.

By Hima Kota Assistant Professor, Amity University, Noida,India.

The corporate landscape has long been dominated and characterised by men and is still skewed in their

...we find that banks with more gender diversity on their board perform better once the composition of these boards reaches a critical level of gender diversity, corresponding to a board female share of around 13-17 percent.

 

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