State Law Results in More Women on Corporate Boards

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Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson and Los Angeles executive recruiter Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire celebrate Jackson's board diversity law at a Ventura County awards dinner. Companies have until Jan. 1, 2020, to comply.  (Courtesy of the office of Sen. Hannah-Beth)

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Reporter: Katrina Schwartz, KQED

Should FEMA Respond to Homelessness?

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Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED

State Law Results in More Women on Corporate Boards

What should the government do, if anything, to make sure women have more clout in the corporate world? There’s a new law in California requiring publicly-traded companies to have at least one woman on their corporate boards or faces fines starting at $100,000 dollars.  The law is already showing results.
Guest: Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, 2020 Women on Boards