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Diversifying Diversity

Monday, May 02, 2016

Boards of directors in healthcare have made significant strides in diversifying themselves, at least regarding the addition of women and other under-represented groups. However, writes Jena Abernathy, head of Witt/Kieffer's Board Services practice, in the April 2016 issue of Trustee Magazine, there is no end in sight for the need for board diversity initiatives. The very definition of diversity continues to expand, she notes: "As diversity’s definition shifts, so will a board’s challenges and goals."

In this article, Abernathy relates six key ideas that healthcare trustees can keep in mind as they pursue board diversity, in order to maintain an open and progressive mindset.

Read the full article, "Diversifying Diversity," here.


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