Good news in this piece from Heidrick & Struggles about increased diversity in the boardroom. Still, a long way to go - only 7 of the Fortune 500 have achieved that - but I suspect that gender diversity is more advanced than other forms of diversity.
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Last year, of the 462 newly appointed Fortune 500 board members, 183 of them -- or 40% -- were women, according to a new report from executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles. That's more than double the rate from a decade ago and the highest on record.