Women Continue Breaking the Glass Ceiling on Public Board Appointments

Dec 22, 2021 | News

As we reflect on the challenges we faced and opportunities 2021 brings, the Women Business Collaborative (WBC) and Equilar have shared good news from the private sector: The number of women and diverse women appointed to boards of public companies continues to increase. In December 2020, public companies appointed 107 women to boards of public companies as compared to 175 men. Women comprised 37.8% of overall board appointments. This reflects an upward trend in the fourth quarter of 2020, with women comprising on average 41% of appointees.

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