Facebook’s All Male Board of Directors
Facebook needs to address the issue of the lack of women directors on its board. Facebook may have to take a hard look at policies that generally would be considered discriminatory anywhere else.
As a high tech company and social network “diva extraordinaire”, the company that has come to define the meaning of Friend in the Digital Age, will have amassed huge power over nearly One Billion people in the world. In statements filed with the SEC, Facebook wants to generate a 30% annual increase in revenues from its members, most of whom are unaware of the deep and damaging impact the indiscriminate use of their personal data and behaviors is having on their lives.
It follows logically therefore that Facebook would pass up having women on their board. Maybe they are afraid of what women, exposed to the thinking of this men’s club, would do to them and their reputations. Stay tuned…