California Bill Would Require Women On Corporate Boards

Bill requires companies hire women on corporate boards of directors or face fine

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The state of California is paving the way for more women to serve in positions of power in companies.

“It’s a world where all you see are men in the boardroom. I find it very hard to believe only men can qualify,” said state Sen. Hannah Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara).

Sen. Jackson is determined to change that. She’s pushing Senate Bill 826 which would make California the first state to require companies to hire women on their corporate boards of directors or face a fine.

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