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IFC partnership with TheBoardroom Africa Signals Growing Investor Attention to Boardroom Diversity

The evidence is clear – diverse leadership offers distinct advantages for businesses. Research shows that companies with more diverse boards of directors are more adept at managing risk and possess an increased capacity for innovation, providing a distinct competitive advantage. That’s why efforts to advance diversity in the workplace have drawn a growing amount of

New report reveals significant under-representation of women on boards of listed companies in Ghana

While more than a quarter of companies rank as “top performers,” nearly half of listed companies in Ghana have only one or no women on their boards Accra, 16 September 2020 — Women still remain significantly under-represented in boardrooms of listed companies in Ghana, according to the Board Diversity Index, a new report released by TheBoardroom Africa in partnership

TheBoardroom Africa releases latest research on boardroom gender diversity in Africa

TheBoardroom Africa (TBR Africa), a for-profit social enterprise advancing women’s representation in business, has announced the release of its annual study on boardroom gender diversity in Africa. The 2019 edition focuses on top of the continent’s top 10 markets, Ghana, South Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania and Zambia, and aims to

TheBoardroom Africa Aims to Double Levels of Female Boardroom Representation in Africa by 2028

TheBoardroom Africa (TBrA) is the leading network of board-ready women across Africa. Through its marketplace platform connecting development finance institutions, private equity funds and corporations with peer-endorsed female candidates, TBrA is ending the narrative that has so often encouraged excuses for not appointing women into the boardroom. With its ground-breaking methods, TBrA aims to double

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