Women still not sitting in many of region’s board seats

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that women hold nearly 17 percent of the board seats at publicly traded companies based in Pittsburgh or which have significant operations in the region. This figure hovers below the national average of 19 percent.

“While Heather Arnet, chief executive of the South Side-based Women and Girls Foundation, doesn’t expect the U.S. to institute quotas to increase board diversity as European countries have, she noted, ‘Once the policies are in place, companies have no problem finding qualified, excellent women to serve on their boards.'”

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