Video of Sumru Erkut speaking on the Critical Mass Project
Sumru Erkut, Ph.D., associate director and senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women, conducted a study called the Critical Mass Project. The goal of the study was to determine how many women were needed on a corporate board in order for their contributions to make a real difference. Watch the video to learn more.
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NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.