Diversity Among Board Directors and Officers: Exploratory Estimates on Family, Work and Income

Articles and reports: 11F0019M2021005


This study provides the first socioeconomic profile of women board directors and officers in Canada from an intersectional lens. Linking data from the Corporations Returns Act with those from the 2016 Census, exploratory estimates are presented. The study analyzes disparities in family, work and income characteristics, mainly by gender and visible minority status. Further, it informs on the types of businesses in which diverse women executives contribute to corporate governance and strategic decision making.

Issue Number: 2021005
Author(s): Richards, Elizabeth; Longpré-Verret, Léa-Maude
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