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A Seat at the Table

On October 29, 2019, Executive Women of New Jersey released our latest report on the number of women serving on boards and in the top leadership of public companies in New Jersey. The report, which is the only one of its kind in the state, was released at our biennial A Seat at the Table Corporate Gender Diversity Awards Breakfast at the APA Hotel Woodbridge in Iselin. The key findings of the report, “A Seat at the Table: Celebrating Women & Board Leadership,” were also presented at the breakfast, which was attended by more than 200 top executives.

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A Seat at the Table 2019 Honor Roll

Executive Women of New Jersey is proud to announce the release of the 2019 A Seat at the Table Honor Roll. This list consists of publicly traded New Jersey companies that have made a significant impact on gender diversity by appointing 3 or more women to their corporate boards.

Our research shows that companies that have boards with higher numbers of women deliver better returns on equity, sales, and capital. We are proud to showcase the following companies that recognize the value that women bring to the table.

American Water Works Company, Inc.
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Burlington Stores
Campbell Soup Company
Celgene Corporation
CIT Group Inc.
Covanta Holding Corporation
Innophos Holdings Inc.
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation
Merck & Co., Inc.
Middlesex Water Company
New Jersey Resources
Newell Brands
OceanFirst Financial
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation
Prudential Financial, Inc.
PTC Therapeutics
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Realogy Holdings Corp.
South Jersey Industries
Tabula Rasa
The Children’s Place
Verisk Analytics, Inc.

A Seat at the Table

On October 29th 2019, we are hosting A Seat at the Table, our biennial gender diversity awards and power networking breakfast, featuring the release of our 2019 report on gender diversity on corporate boards! Stay tuned for more details. Click here to view our previous reports.

EWNJ Master Class

On September 29th, EWNJ hosted its inaugural Master Class featuring a fascinating discussion between Princeton University President Emerita Shirley Marie Tilghman, OC FRS, and EWNJ President Michellene Davis, Esq. on Tilghman’s background, her leadership philosophy, and how she arrived at the key decision points that have defined her remarkable career.

Click here to watch the full Master Class.

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