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November 22, 2022
Using the data provided by our partner Equilar, the pace for women joining boards in Q3 2022, from July 1 – Sept. 30, 2022 has stalled or remained flat and is the lowest quarter-over-quarter progress since the first six months of 2020. The halt may be a sign of political polarization and economic unrest. Still whatever the reason, the lack of progress for women on boards may contribute to why women are leaving the workforce and the pipeline of women.
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Special reports

Our 50/50WOB Special Reports, When Women Lead, and Gender Diversity of the Top 25 IPOs reveal the driving influences that propel or hinder qualified women from serving in leadership roles and as corporate board directors.

We reviewed companies in the Russell 3000 (R3000) Index, the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S., to uncover if gender at the top influenced boardroom gender diversity. Our 50/50WOB Gender Diversity Index findings are unequivocal.
A full year before Goldman Sachs announced that it would not take a company public if the board didn’t have at least one diverse candidate with an emphasis on women, the largest IPOs of 2019 demonstrated a historic shift in board composition.
Using the data provided by our partner Equilar, the pace for women joining boards in Q3 2022, from July 1 - Sept. 30, 2022 has stalled or remained flat and is the lowest quarter-over-quarter progress since the first six months of 2020. The halt may be a sign of political polarization and economic unrest. Still whatever the reason, the lack of progress for women on boards may contribute to why women are leaving the workforce and the pipeline of women.
Dedicated to transparently tracking the progress of women on corporate boards, the 50/50 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index™ Annual Report compares the progress made from June 2021 to June 2022, tracking the percentage of women on Russell 3000 Index company boards — the largest public companies in the U.S. — by company size, state, and sector. We also report on the race and ethnicity of all directors and disseminate the data by racial groups and gender.

50/50 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index™ Reports

Our 50/50 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index™ reports compare the percentage of company board seats held by women on the Russell 3000 Index. Reports dated before 2018 compare the gender composition of company boards on the Fortune 1000.