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The Careerist Questions Why More Women Aren't on Boards

The Careerist's Vivia Chen questions why more women aren't on boards, and doesn't buy the usual excuses.

Houston Chronicle Covers DirectWomen

L.M. Sixel's 2011 Houston Chronicle article discusses the strategies women lawyers can use to get on boards.

The Glass Hammer Emphasizes DirectWomen's Success

Tina Vasquez's 2010 Glass Hammer article features interviews with Christine Spadafor and Mary Cranston, just two of DirectWomen's successful alumnae.

Chicago Tribune Article Highlights DirectWomen Board Institute

Patti Ahern's September 2009 Chicago Tribune article checked in on DirectWomen's progress in advance of the 2009 Board Institute.

Delaware Lawyer Article Features DirectWomen

In the Fall 2006 issue of Delaware Lawyer, Amelia Boss made the case for DirectWomen.

DirectWomen Alumna Susan Tomasky Appointed to Tesoro Corporation Board

Susan Tomasky, 2009 Board Institute Alumna, was elected to the board of Tesoro Corporation effective February 4, 2011.

Q&A with DirectWomen Alumna and Honoree Mary Cranston

In September 2007, Mary Cranston sat down with YourABA to answer questions about board diversity and DirectWomen.

SEC Commissioner Aguilar Gives Speech: Diversity in the Boardroom Yields Dividends

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar presented a speech at Stanford Law School on September 10, 2009, focusing on the benefits and importance of diversity in the boardroom.

DirectWomen Featured in New York Times Article

Ellen Rosen's April 6, 2007 New York Times article covered DirectWomen's first Board Institute.

ABA Journal Profiles First Board Institute

Terry Carter's July 2007 article in the ABA Journal covered the first DirectWomen Board Institute

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Sheri Edison

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Mallun Yen

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Connie Collingsworth

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