Female Directors Agree a ‘Blunt Instrument Is Necessary’ to Get Women on Boards

Oct 22, 2019 - Fortune

Only 9% of male board directors support mandates—like California’s recent law—governing the gender makeup of boards of directors, according to a recent PwC survey. Forty-six percent of female directors support those quotas—as did panelists at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C.

Deloitte chair of the board Janet Foutty, StubHub president and theBoardlist founder Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, and Hearsay Systems founder and CEO and Starbucks director Clara Shih all...