​Corporate and nonprofit board members have an important role in building an inclusive environment that drives performance and financial results.

Corporate and non profit boards of directors—spurred by a mix of persuasive research; pressure from shareholders, employees, customers and business partners; and their own intuitive sense of what’s right—have been working for years

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Getting an MBA Won't Save You from the Pay Gap if You're a Woman or Minority

At one time, higher education meant greater opportunities.

But according to a recent study from the Forté Foundation, the opportunities afforded to white men remain far greater than those for their female or minority counterparts.

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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

...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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