Gender diverse boards benefit from increased wisdom, reason and steady leadership; qualities for which the goddess Athena is known. Most importantly they perform better than those without. We call this The Athena EffectTM. One need only take a look at a few measures to get a sense of the power of having women in the boardroom (Source:

  • 53% Greater Return on Equity
  • 42% Greater Return on Sales
  • 66% Greater Return on Invested Capital

The Benefits Of Gender Diverse Boards

Coco Brown, Founder and CEO of The Athena Alliance


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