American Medical Women’s Association 

More Women Physicians Needed on
University/Health Systems Boards

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Philly ‘Eds and Meds’ Boards Slowly
Bringing On More Women

The Chronicle of Philanthropy 

A Key to Diversity in Nonprofit
Boardrooms: Mobilize Donors to Force

Posted with permission of the Chronicle of Philanthropy

Click here to read the April 2021 press release about the update to our 2019 study, The Gender Gap in Nonprofit Boardrooms.

Take a look at our March 2021 Women’s History Month campaign highlighting trailblazing women on Twitter at @WNLI_org


Click here to read the press release announcing a ground-breaking national study entitled: “Increasing Gender Diversity on the Boards of Nonprofit Eds And Meds: Why and How to Do It.”  

Click here to access the full study and executive summary

Trusteeship Magazine

Increasing Diversity on the Boards of College
and Universities

BoardSource Blog

In Our Health and Educational Systems, The Time for
Board Diversity Is Now


Women’s Nonprofit Leadership Initiative study takes a look at
gender diversity on eds-and-meds boards

Forget #WomensHistoryMonth. We celebrate the
accomplishments of women every week​

The Wellesley Blog

Boardroom Diversity Can Help Nonprofits Respond to COVID-19

Becker’s Hospital Review​

Female representation on hospital boards: 4 research findings


Achieving Diversity on the Boards of Colleges and Universities

When:  April 12, 2022

AGB (Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges) virtual national conference on trusteeship. WNLI Master Class panel will be moderated by Charisse Lillie, with WNLI panelists Jane Scaccetti and Vicki Kramer.

American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Law Section of Professors

When:  January 9, 2022 

WNLI member and former Temple Law School Dean JoAnne Epps discussed WNLI’s research and reports in a panel discussion.

Why Achieving Diversity on the Boards of Nonprofit Eds and Meds and Private Companies Matters

Contact:    The Forum of Executive Women

The panel discussion highlighted the challenges to achieving diversity on eds and meds and private company boards and discussed what differentiates these boards from public company boards, why diversity on these boards is as important, and what steps can be taken by these boards to increase diversity.

Click Here to watch our October 2020 presentation to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) of California.

Our WNLI members Vicki Kramer and Carolyn Adams discuss the gender gap – particularly for women of color – on the governing boards of higher education and healthcare institutions. They explore the story behind the latest data collected as part of our national study, discuss why we should care, and consider what we can do to effect change.