Immigrant women among board directors and officers: From admission in Canada to executive roles

Articles and reports: 11-621-M2022017


This study provides the first socioeconomic profile of immigrant women board directors and officers in Canada from an intersectional lens. Linking data from the Corporations Returns Act with those from the Longitudinal Immigration database, exploratory estimates are presented. The study analyzes characteristics of immigrants at admission and disparities in family, work and income characteristics, mainly by gender and immigrant status. Further, it informs on the types of businesses in which diverse women executives contribute to corporate governance and strategic decision making.

Issue Number: 2022017
Author(s): Longpré-Verret, Léa-Maude; McKee, Ivy

Main Product: Analysis in Brief

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