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Women are, very slowly, getting more seats in the boardroom Women slowly gain boardroom seats

Feb 02, 2017 - Tampa Bay Times

Times staff and wire

NEW YORK - The number of women sitting at the table in corporate boardrooms across the country is rising very slowly, but it's rising.

Just over 15 percent of all director seats at publicly traded U.S. companies were held by women as of Dec. 31, according to a study by Equilar, a corporate research firm. That's up from 14 percent a year earlier and from 12 percent in 2013.

So, the trend is toward more equal representation on boards, but parity won't happen...