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  • Women, minority representation on Illinois corporate boards lags, study says

    A new report from labor and employment relations professors Richard A. Benton, right, and Eunmi Mun shows women and nonwhite minorities remain largely underrepresented as corporate board members in the state of Illinois relative to the state’s demographics and their respective industries, but also highlights several promising policies and practices that firms can adopt to help reduce the disparity.

    A new report from labor and employment relations professors Richard A. Benton, right, and Eunmi Mun shows women and nonwhite minorities remain largely underrepresented as corporate board members in the state of Illinois relative to the state’s demographics and their respective industries, but also highlights several promising policies and practices that firms can adopt to help reduce the disparity.

    Photo collage by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Richard A. Benton, call 217-265-5121; email rabenton@illinois.edu.

    To contact Eunmi Mun, call 217-300-2941; email eunmimun@illinois.edu.

    The report “Illinois corporate board diversity, inclusion, and representation report – 2020” is available online.