Mission: National education and advocacy campaign to increase the percentage of women on u. S. Company boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020.
Programs: The organization is well known for its research on the gender composition of boards of directors, including its proprietary gender diversity directory, a database of over 1,800 public and private companies categorized by the gender composition of their boards. The organization congratulates companies for achieving or surpassing the 20% goal and encourages companies that don't to do better. Among the organization's signature programs, the national conversation on board diversity is an annual day of awareness that takes place in november on a single day throughout cities in the u. S. And the world, when thousands of c-suite and senior level executives discuss and explore the benefits that women bring to company boardrooms. The campaign is sweeping the country, with thousands of supporters and 2020 campaign committees in cities across the u. S. The 2016 5th annual national conversation on board diversity was on november 17, 2016 in cities across the u. S. Just over 2,500 people attended with thousands more joining the conversation on social media. The event generated total revenue of $310,332 which included $44,740 of contributed services and gifts in kind.