NEWS & EVENTS
WNLI IN THE NEWS
Liberal Education (the flagship quarterly of the American Association of Colleges and Universities) published an article by WNLI’s Vicki Kramer and Carolyn Adams entitled:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Boardroom.
Read the April 2021 press release about the update to our 2019 study, The Gender Gap in Nonprofit Boardrooms.
March 2021 – WNLI highlighted trailblazing women for Women’s History Month on Twitter. Follow us at @WNLI_org.
“Increasing Gender Diversity on the Boards of Nonprofit Eds And Meds: Why and How to Do It.”
Read the press release announcing this ground-breaking national study
Access the full study and executive summary
The Wellesley Blog
Boardroom Diversity Can Help Nonprofits Respond to COVID-19
Becker’s Hospital Review
Female representation on hospital boards: 4 research findings
The Hawk Newspaper
Report shows lack of women on board of trustees
Becker’s Hospital Review
Women ‘severely underrepresented’ on Philly hospital boards, study finds
The Philadephia Inquirer
Female board members outnumbered by men at Philly’s colleges and hospitals, new study finds
Villanova Law Reunion
Building Your Leadership Roles: How Participating in a Board Raises Your Profile and Creates Opportunities
When: May 21, 2022
This program was a joint effort between the Villanova Law Women’s Network and the Villanova Law Minority Alumni Society. WNLI member Jane Scaccetti was a panel participant.
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.
Presentation to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) of California
October 2020 (watch the presentation)
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.