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.
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Campbell Soup Company
CIT Group Inc.
Covanta Holding Corporation
Innophos Holdings Inc.
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Merck & Co., Inc.
New Jersey Resources
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Realogy Holdings Corp.
South Jersey Industries
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
EWNJ hosted an exclusive screening of women-led film “An Acceptable Loss” starring Tika Sumpter and Jamie Lee Curtis. The evening also featured a Q&A with Executive Producer Candy Straight.
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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.
On December 12th, EWNJ hosted the annual Holiday Party, where the 2018 EWNJ Graduate Merit Award Program Scholarship Recipients are recognized and honored.
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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.
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EWNJ’s statement on the resignation of Denise Morrison as CEO and president of Campbell Soup Company was quoted in ROI-NJ! Read the article here!
On May 9, 2018, EWNJ honored 32 of New Jersey’s most influential and accomplished women leaders, including First Lady Tammy Murphy, at its signature biennial gala, Salute to the Policy Makers.
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Executive Women of New Jersey has officially announced the list of Policy Makers that will be honored at the organization’s upcome Salute to the Policy Makers Gala on May 9th. These thirty-two women are some of New Jersey’s most influential and accomplished leaders in business, government, and academia.
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Last year’s Salute to the Policy Makers Gala featured Keynote Speaker Susan Chapman-Hughes, SVP at American Express and Honorary Chair Laurence M. Downes, Chairman and CEO at New Jersey Resources.
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Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health and 2016 Salute to the Policy Makers Honorary Chair, was featured in New Jersey Business alongside 3 other New Jersey executives discussing the importance of appointing women to the C-Suite and the boardroom. Click here to read the article.