New research shows that while women have made gains in board room representation over the last year, they still only occupy 15.6% of board room seats in America’s largest public companies. Their growth rate was 1% in Fortune 1000 companies, but increased 1.2% in companies listed between 501 and 1000. The number of companies among the Fortune 1000 list with 20% or more women on the boards grew 13% up to 308, and the number of companies with no women on their boards fell 14% to 152. Stephanie Sonnabend, co-founder and chairman of the 2020 Women on Boards campaign to increase the representation of women in board rooms, commented that the campaign is working.
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