California Companies' Leadership Still Largely a Boys' Club with Few Women at Top, UC Davis Study to Be Released

--()--UC Davis Graduate School of Management:

WHAT: University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management releases its annual "UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders," finding that women occupy fewer than one in 10 executive and board positions in California's largest 400 publicly held companies—“The California 400.” The study shows a lack of gender or ethnic diversity in leadership at these companies.

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.

WHERE: UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Gallagher Hall, Executive Board Room (third floor); Call-in for media who cannot attend: (800) 679-0308 (no access code is required).

WHO: Steven C. Currall, dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management; Amanda Kimball, UC Davis research specialist, author of the study; Marilyn Nagel, CEO of Watermark; and others involved with report.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Reporters can easily use data in report to customize for their own coverage areas. Ethnic information about company leadership also is available. Report and full news release will be distributed Wednesday morning by e-mail, on web and live at news conference.

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:

Driving from Interstate 80, take the UC Davis exit north on Old Davis Road, then park in the parking structure across the street from the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. Gallagher Hall is on Alumni Lane across the quad from the Mondavi Center.

See all UC Davis Graduate School of Management news releases at http://gsm.ucdavis.edu/news-releases

Contacts

UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Tim Akin, 916-402-9270
tmakin@ucdavis.edu
or
UC Davis News Service
Karen Nikos, 530-752-6101
kmnikos@ucdavis.edu

Release Summary

UC Davis Graduate School of Management releases annual "UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders," finding women in fewer than one in 10 executive and board positions in 400 largest firms.

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Contacts

UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Tim Akin, 916-402-9270
tmakin@ucdavis.edu
or
UC Davis News Service
Karen Nikos, 530-752-6101
kmnikos@ucdavis.edu