gender issues

12:02 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Michigan public companies still mostly run by men

Lead in text: 
Grand Rapids-based Steelcase one example of progress in state
It's still a man's world in the boardrooms and corner offices of Michigan's top public companies, with the rate of change toward gender parity glacially slow. Of the 850 board seats, women hold just 98, and for women of color, the number is only 12, according to a study from Inforum, the state's premier business group for women executives and entrepreneurs, and from the Wayne State University School of Business Administration.