Women striking out on their own can be a great solution, but it shouldn't be the only solution. Women shouldn’t have to opt-out of corporate America to make work and family work.
We could drive diversity metrics off the chart if every white male executive officer/senior leader would develop a succession plan for his position that would fill his role with someone different - someone whose identity doesn’t match his own.
This is a running list of companies that have been hit with shareholder derivative lawsuits for claiming to have a commitment to diversity but lacking any evidence of it on its board and executive team. The list includes links to articles with more detail re: the lawsuits.