With the research we conducted, we can make the following conclusions about North Carolina women on power boards. First, power boards remain over represented by men. Second, appointment patterns have changed little, demonstrating a fundamental weakness in the system across time. Third, there have been few changes in terms of the types of power boards that are most likely to appoint women, meaning that gender stereotypes prevail.
A regional luncheon in Raleigh will feature a discussion of immigration, on December 9.