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: Catalyst.org).
- 53% Greater Return on Equity
- 42% Greater Return on Sales
- 66% Greater Return on Invested Capital