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CED Podcasts

Why Gender-Diverse Boards Make America More Competitive

August 05, 2016

Today women earn more degrees than men and comprise half the workforce, yet they hold only one in five Fortune 1000 board seats. As business leader Henrietta H. Fore explains, for companies to maintain competitive in today’s global economy, they must harness all available talent, especially for decision-making at the highest echelons of companies.