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


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.

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.