1. California Law on Company Boards Spotlights Deep Challenges

    California Law on Company Boards Spotlights Deep Challenges

    NEW YORK (AP) — California's new law requiring companies to include women on their boards of directors may not survive widely expected legal challenges but it has already spotlighted the entrenched practices and barriers that have helped keep women out of boardrooms...

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    1. Maybe this will encourage women to step up who otherwise never thought they had a shot.
    2. Smaller companies haven't had as much pressure on them to take advantage of the benefits of having a diversified board.
    3. Other states have followed along with California's movement. I would expect that if it indeed stands up to legal challenges, other states will follow along.
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