June 2021 Report Summary

June 2021 Women Joining Public Boards Report – Women Are 44% of Public Company Board Appointments

In June, women comprised 44% of all public board appointments. Public companies appointed 171 women to board and 217 men to their boards — keeping in line with the past 8-month trend.

The women appointed to fill board seats continue to diversify, with 53 women self-disclosing their race. In June, 45.2% of those women, 24, identified as Black / African American, closely followed by 20 Asian/Pacific Islanders, 8 women identifying as Hispanic and 1 woman identifying as Indigenous. iHeart Media Inc., Twitter Inc., and IRIDEX Corporation are some of the companies that appointed this phenomenal group of diverse women to their board. This trend towards including diverse voices in leadership is one that is mirrored when looking at women in the C-Suite and rising into CEO positions.

Of the 171 women appointed the boards of public companies, 87 were first time board appointments. First time board appointments included at companies like Vera Bradley, Inc. and Kirkland’s Inc. We will continue to watch and monitor this trend to ensure that the number of women occupying board seats across all industries continue to grow and the pipeline strong.

In June, Healthcare companies lead the way in the appointment of women followed by technology and consumer cyclical with women appointed filling 37.4% of board seats at healthcare companies. In the technology sector we see strides being made by women at companies like urban-gro, Inc. and monday.com Ltd.

In 2021, women have comprised 41.5% of board appointments with 54.8% of those being first time board appointments and 26% identifying as diverse. The goal is to ensure women comprise 50% of board appointments but also that the percentage identifying as diverse rises -and rises across all ethnic groups. The overall trend across companies is holding steady at over 40% which is progress since last fall.

Having said that, there is still a lot of progress to be made among the women of color and LGBTQ sub-segments. Equilar and WBC are tracking and analyzing the growth and rotation of board seats and the expanding candidate pool. We will continue to track not only the women in terms of numbers, diversity and profile; but the companies and industries in which female board members are present and how many of the overall board seats are held by women. The time is now for women to sit across all companies, boards, and sectors. Please, join us in celebrating, tracking, analyzing, and promoting women on boards of public companies.

CompanyTitleIndustryEthnicity
Silvergate Capital CorporationAanchal GuptaFinancial ServicesAsian / Pacific Islander
KKR & Co. Inc.Adriane M. BrownFinancial ServicesBlack / African American
G1 Therapeutics, Inc.Alicia SecorHealthcare
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Allene M. DiazHealthcareHispanic / Latino
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.Allison ChristilawEnergy
Oil-Dri Corporation of AmericaAmy L. RyanBasic Materials
Five9, Inc.Ana G. PinczukTechnologyHispanic / Latino
urban-gro, Inc.Anita D. BrittIndustrials
Kirkland's, Inc.Ann E. JoyceConsumer Cyclical
Open Text CorporationAnn M. PowellTechnology
CMC Materials, Inc.Anne K. RobyTechnology
Liberty Oilfield Services Inc.Audrey RobertsonEnergy
Huntington Bancshares IncorporatedBarbara L. McQuadeFinancial Services
Carrier Global CorporationBeth A. WozniakIndustrials
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.Betsy S. AtkinsTechnology
Popular, Inc.Betty K. DeVitaFinancial Services
Alpha Teknova, Inc.Brett M. RobertsonHealthcare
Sigilon Therapeutics, Inc.Brooke StoryHealthcareBlack / African American
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc.Carmencita N.M. WhonderReal EstateBlack / African American
Kura Oncology, Inc.Carol A. SchaferHealthcare
Certara, Inc.Carol GallagherHealthcare
Orthofix Medical Inc.Catherine M. BurzikHealthcare
Nxt-ID, Inc.Chia-Lin SimmonsIndustrials
RadNet, Inc.Christine N. GordonHealthcare
KVH Industries, Inc.Cielo HernandezTechnologyHispanic / Latino
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.Cynthia DeLaneyTechnology
Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc.Darla M. RomfoFinancial Services
ShotSpotter, Inc.Deborah A. ElamTechnologyBlack / African American
Horizon Global CorporationDonna M. CostelloConsumer Cyclical
Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Carol L. Brosgart M.D.Healthcare
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.Dr. Corazon D. Sanders Ph.D.Healthcare
Genius Brands International, Inc.Dr. Cynthia Turner-Graham MDCommunication ServicesBlack / African American
Amicus Therapeutics, Inc.Dr. Eiry W. Roberts M.D.Healthcare
Accolade, Inc.Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel M.D.Healthcare
Revolution Medicines, Inc.Dr. Flavia Borellini Ph.D.Healthcare
Design Therapeutics, Inc.Dr. Heather Behanna Ph.D.Healthcare
SIGA Technologies, Inc.Dr. Holly L. PhillipsHealthcare
Protara Therapeutics, Inc.Dr. Jane Huang M.D.Healthcare
IMARA Inc.Dr. Laura Williams M.D.Healthcare
ADiTx Therapeutics, Inc.Dr. Lauren ChungHealthcare
Alzamend Neuro, Inc.Dr. Lynne Fahey McGrath Ph.D.Healthcare
Cardiff Oncology, Inc.Dr. Mani Mohindru Ph.D.HealthcareAsian / Pacific Islander
Biogen Inc.Dr. Maria C. Freire Ph.D.HealthcareHispanic / Latino
Millendo Therapeutics, Inc.Dr. Stella Xu Ph.D.HealthcareAsian / Pacific Islander
Meritor, Inc.Elizabeth Anne FessendenConsumer Cyclical
Crescent Capital BDC, Inc.Elizabeth E. KoFinancial ServicesAsian / Pacific Islander
World Acceptance CorporationElizabeth R. NeuhoffFinancial Services
Element Solutions Inc.Elyse Napoli FilonEnergy
Vuzix CorporationEmily Nagle GreenTechnology
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.Emma S. BattleConsumer DefensiveBlack / African American
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.Esi Eggleston BraceyConsumer CyclicalBlack / African American
Avid Bioservices, Inc.Esther M. AlegriaHealthcare
Select Energy Services, Inc.Gayle BurlesonEnergy
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Gayle DeflinHealthcare
Sierra Oncology, Inc.Georgia ErbezHealthcare
monday.com Ltd.Gili IohanTechnology
iHeartMedia, Inc.Graciela I. MonteagudoCommunication ServicesHispanic / Latino
Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.Hannah A. Valantine M.DHealthcareBlack / African American
Skillsoft Corp.Helena B. FoulkesConsumer Defensive
Hillenbrand, Inc.Inderpreet SawhneyIndustrialsAsian / Pacific Islander
Codex DNA, Inc.Jami Dover NachtsheimHealthcare
TransDigm Group IncorporatedJane M. CroninIndustrials
Office Properties Income TrustJennifer B. ClarkReal Estate
Diversified Healthcare TrustJennifer F. FrancisReal Estate
View, Inc.Julie Larson-GreenIndustrials
Harbor Custom Development, Inc.Karen BryantReal Estate
ViewRay, Inc.Karen N. PrangeHealthcare
Citizens & Northern CorporationKate ShattuckFinancial Services
Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.Katharine A. KeenanReal Estate
Velocity Financial, Inc.Katherine VernerFinancial Services
Balchem CorporationKathleen B. FishBasic Materials
Flexsteel Industries, Inc.Kathryn P. DicksonConsumer Cyclical
Eargo, Inc.Katie J. BayneHealthcare
Radiant Logistics, Inc.Kristin Elisabeth Toth SmithIndustrials
Recro Pharma, Inc.Laura L. Parks Ph.DHealthcare
Granite Construction IncorporatedLaura M. MullenIndustrials
HCI Group, Inc.Lauren L. ValienteFinancial Services
Verastem, Inc.Lesley SolomonHealthcare
T-Mobile US, Inc.Letitia A. LongCommunication Services
Verint Systems Inc.Linda M. CrawfordTechnology
Nabriva Therapeutics plcLisa DaltonHealthcare
Flotek Industries, Inc.Lisa MayrEnergy
Vericel CorporationLisa WrightHealthcare
ReShape Lifesciences Inc.Lori C. McDougalHealthcare
Pioneer Natural Resources CompanyLori George BillingsleyEnergyBlack / African American
Krispy Kreme, Inc.Lubomira RochetConsumer Defensive
Benchmark Electronics, Inc.Lynn A. WentworthTechnology
AtriCure, Inc.Maggie YuenHealthcare
908 Devices Inc.Marcia EisenbergHealthcare
iSpecimen Inc.Margaret H. LawrenceHealthcare
Frontier Communications Parent, Inc.Margaret Mary SmythCommunication Services
ASGN IncorporatedMaria R. HawthorneIndustrialsHispanic / Latino
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.Marie MeynadierHealthcare
Capri Holdings LimitedMarilyn C. CroutherConsumer CyclicalBlack / African American
UpHealth, Inc.Mariya PylypivHealthcare
Vapotherm, Inc.Mary Beth MoynihanHealthcare
PTC Therapeutics, Inc.Mary SmithHealthcareIndigenous People
Brunswick CorporationMaryAnn WrightConsumer Cyclical
Sculptor Capital Management, Inc.Meghna R. DesaiFinancial Services
Murphy Oil CorporationMichelle A. EarleyEnergyBlack / African American
Kezar Life Sciences, Inc.Micki KlearmanHealthcare
Twitter, Inc.Mimi AlemayehouCommunication ServicesBlack / African American
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Minnie Baylor-HenryHealthcareBlack / African American
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Molly HarperHealthcare
Provident Financial Services, Inc.Nadine LeslieFinancial Services
WEX Inc.Nancy A. AltobelloTechnology
Angel Oak Mortgage, Inc.Nancy R. DavisReal Estate
Vera Bradley, Inc.Nancy R. TwineConsumer CyclicalBlack / African American
IRIDEX CorporationNandini DeviHealthcareAsian / Pacific Islander
MGP Ingredients, Inc.Neha J. ClarkConsumer DefensiveAsian / Pacific Islander
American Assets Trust, Inc.Nina A. TranReal EstateAsian / Pacific Islander
TTM Technologies, Inc.Pamela B. JacksonTechnologyBlack / African American
Corning IncorporatedPamela CraigTechnology
Lockheed Martin CorporationPatricia E. YarringtonIndustrials
1stdibs.Com, Inc.Paula J. VolentConsumer Cyclical
PRA Group, Inc.Peggy TurnerFinancial ServicesHispanic / Latino
OneMain Holdings, Inc.Phyllis R. CaldwellFinancial ServicesBlack / African American
Guidewire Software, Inc.Rajani RamanathanTechnologyAsian / Pacific Islander
Inari Medical, Inc.Rebecca ChambersHealthcare
Atai Life Sciences N.V.Sabrina Martucci JohnsonHealthcare
Gossamer Bio, Inc.Sandra MilliganHealthcare
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.Sara Martinez TuckerTechnologyHispanic / Latino
OneSpan Inc.Sarika GargTechnologyAsian / Pacific Islander
Rafael Holdings, Inc.Shannon Thyme KlingerHealthcare
The Lovesac CompanySharon M. LeiteConsumer Cyclical
Gritstone bio, Inc.Shefali Agarwal M.D.HealthcareAsian / Pacific Islander
Ducommun IncorporatedSheila G. KramerIndustrials
Security National Financial CorporationShital A. MehtaFinancial ServicesAsian / Pacific Islander
Sunrun Inc.Sonita LontohTechnologyAsian / Pacific Islander
Motus GI Holdings, Inc.Sonja NelsonHealthcare
Celsion CorporationStacy LindborgHealthcare
KULR Technology Group, Inc., The Boeing CompanyStayce D. HarrisTechnologyBlack / African American
Inseego Corp.Stephanie BowersTechnology
Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.Sue-Jean LinHealthcareAsian / Pacific Islander
Biomea Fusion, Inc.Sumita RayHealthcare
GAN LimitedSusan BraceyConsumer Cyclical
Altice USA, Inc.Susan C. SchnabelCommunication Services
Mister Car Wash, Inc.Susan E. DochertyConsumer Cyclical
Clarus CorporationSusan OttmannConsumer Cyclical
First Advantage CorporationSusan R. BellIndustrials
Mitek Systems, Inc.Susan RepoTechnologyAsian / Pacific Islander
Terminix Global Holdings, Inc.Teresa M. SebastianConsumer CyclicalBlack / African American
Southern First Bancshares, Inc.Terry Grayson-CaprioFinancial Services
Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc.Tina W. JonasIndustrials
J2 Global, Inc.Trace HarrisTechnology
Crocs, Inc.Tracy GardnerConsumer Cyclical
Longeveron Inc.Ursula UngaroHealthcare
Trinseo S.A.Victoria BrifoBasic MaterialsBlack / African American
Penn National Gaming, Inc.Vimla Black-GuptaConsumer CyclicalBlack / African American
Scientific Games CorporationVirginia E. ShanksConsumer Cyclical
Fiserv, Inc.Wafaa MamilliTechnology
Future FinTech Group Inc.Ying LiTechnologyAsian / Pacific Islander
CarGurus, Inc.Yvonne HaoCommunication Services

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