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Houston Boardrooms Are Gradually Becoming More Diverse

An article in the Houston Chronicle last month explored how more women are being brought into company boardrooms in Houston. With more young women encouraged to enter STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers and older execs retiring, the trend may continue. We discuss this and other ways Houston’s boardrooms may be changing with Stephen Newton, the […]

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An article in the Houston Chronicle last month explored how more women are being brought into company boardrooms in Houston. With more young women encouraged to enter STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers and older execs retiring, the trend may continue.

We discuss this and other ways Houston’s boardrooms may be changing with Stephen Newton, the Houston and Dallas area manager for the executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates, and Barbara Duganier, a retired Accenture executive who now serves on several public company boards.

MORE: Women Make Gains in Houston Boardrooms (Houston Matters, Jan. 14, 2016)

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