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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.
5050wob 2022 Q3 Infographic

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.

For years we have heard that men largely populate the boards of IPO companies. We decided to test that precept.
In our mid-year report, 2020 Women on Boards delved into the board data of the 2015 Fortune 1000 companies to research how many women directors there were, whether they were on multiple boards
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.