1. A Bidder for the Weinstein Company Suggests a Rare Boardroom Set-Up: A Majority-Female Board

    A Bidder for the Weinstein Company Suggests a Rare Boardroom Set-Up: A Majority-Female Board

    Maria Contreras-Sweet, who led the U.S. Small Business Administration under President Obama, has submitted a bid to acquire the Weinstein Co., the embattled film studio grappling with multiple allegations of sexual harassment or assault against its former co-chairman, Harvey Weinstein. It includes a group of investors with female leaders from private equity, venture capital and Hollywood, according to a source familiar with the deal...

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    1. I believe we have now reached a crossroads where it is imperative that a woman-led board acquire control of the company and create content that continues to inspire audiences around the world, especially our young girls and boys.
    2. It's a perfectly reasonable place to start and it does signal that massive changing is on the horizon but you have to move from the board to inside the organization and make sure the board holds the leaders accountable.
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