#GAReads | There's a record number of women on the boards of Fortune 500 companies. Racial and ethnic minorities, not so much

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There's a record number of women on the boards of Fortune 500 companies. Racial and ethnic minorities, not so much”:

As leadership boards at Fortune 500 companies become more gender diverse, racial diversity still lags, according to a new report.

Of the 462 leadership positions at major companies filled in 2018, 183 went to women. The growth represents a 34% increase since 2017, when women filled 137 of the new positions.

The report, administered by executive search company Heidrick & Struggles, projects Fortune 500 boards will have equal number of men and women on boards by 2023.

Read Allana Akhtar’s full article at Business Insider here…