Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday February 03, 2012

No Women on Facebook Board Shows Disconnect

Is this really a mystery to anyone? Did we all the sudden forget who we were talking about here? These guys are unlikely to ever get a date, let alone a female interested in being on the board. big grin

Most of Facebook's more than 800 million users are women. You wouldn’t know it from looking at the board, whose seven directors are all men. The disconnect puts the social-media company at odds with others in the industry that have at least one female director, including LinkedIn Corp. and Google Inc., and from most big public companies in the U.S. Just 11.3 percent of the Fortune 500 had male-only boards last year, according to Catalyst, a New York-based nonprofit that researches women and business issues.