25% of California’s largest companies have all-male boards

by Kimberly Weisul for Fortune

A study identifies 101 large, public companies with no women on their boards.

California likes to think it’s ahead of the curve. But there’s at least one area in which the Golden State, despite the hotbed of innovation that is Silicon Valley, is at least as stodgy as its peers in the rest of the country: the number of women that serve on the boards of directors of its public companies.

A full quarter – 101 — of the 400 largest public companies headquartered in the state currently have no women on their boards of directors, according to a recent study from University of California-Davis and Watermark, a not-for-profit that advocates for women in the workforce. The companies with all male boards of directors include Callaway Golf ELY 2.12% , Monster Beverage MNST 2.08% , Cheesecake Factory, Demand Media DMD 1.43% , and TiVo TIVO 1.28% . Read more here.


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