The Director's Chair

Diversifying the Boardroom

By Lisa C. Egbuonu-Davis


Directorship Magazine

The road to equality is long and ongoing, but we can be grateful to live in a time when we are seeing so much ongoing progress in diversity in company leadership. There’s no doubt that meaningful advancements in representation in corporate America must include more diversity in the C-suite and in corporate boardrooms. Last year, some 40 percent of new Fortune 500 board appointees were women, according to the Heidrick and Struggles Board Monitor US 2023...

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Lisa Egbuonu-DavisLisa C. Egbuonu-Davis, MD, NACD.DC, is vice president, medical innovations, at DH Diagnostics. She is a board member of Avanos Medical and Omega Healthcare Investors, and serves on the Johns Hopkins Medicine board of trustees and the national advisory council for the Johns Hopkins University School of Education.


This article is from the Summer 2023 issue of Directorship.