Women on Boards: Review and Outlook (The Conference Board)

Gender diversity in the boardroom is an issue of increasing interest for shareholders of U.S. corporations. This report examines the prevalence of women directors in the Fortune 1000 and an additional 1,000 midcap companies. It also offers recommendations gleaned from interviews with more than 50 directors, CEOs, chief human resource officers, and governance experts for boards looking to recruit women directors and for women interested in serving on boards.

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The Board Director Training Institute (BDTI) is a "public interest" nonprofit in Japan dedicated to training about directorship, corporate governance, and related management techniques. It is certified by the Japanese government to conduct these activities as a regulated nonprofit. Read a summary about BDTI here, and see a menu of its services for both corporations and investors here.

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