The Supply Problem Myth: Fortune 500 Boards report addresses the myth that there is a shortage of women qualified for board service. In reality, there is no supply problem. Just one source of potential nominees yields hundreds of candidates, while the full pool of potential women directors expands to the thousands. Companies struggling to find women to join their boards need to establish or take stock of their board succession planning processes.
Catalyst’s Setting the Record Straight series uses hard evidence derived primarily from Catalyst Census data to debunk myths about women in corporate leadership.