Women Change Worlds Blog
Vicki Kramer, WNLI Chair, wrote “We Need Data to Ensure Equity on Boards of Eds and Meds” for the Women Change Worlds Blog of the Wellesley Centers for Women.


The Philadelphia Inquirer
More women and people of color on university and hospital boards, report says, but few chair them
Inquirer subscribers can access the full article

The Philadelphia Inquirer
More women and people of color on university and hospital boards, report says, but few chair them
Inquirer subscribers can access the full article

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.


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 Change
Posted with permission of the Chronicle of Philanthropy

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

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


The Hawk Newspaper
Report shows lack of women on board of trustees

The Villanovan ​
La Salle Report Looks at Gender Breakdown of Higher Institutional Boards in Philadelphia

Report details the gender gap on boards of Philly’s nonprofit meds and eds

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


WNLI hosted an important panel discussion on January 25th: Close the Gap: Gender & Race in Nonprofit Boardrooms. Here is a link to the event recording.

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.