Releasing the 2019 Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Index

The Institute for Women’s Leadership is proud to release the 2019 Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Index (MWLI), designed to assess and monitor the status of women in power in the Commonwealth. It is the third such release, following the 2015 and 2017 indexes.

mapTo calculate an aggregate score, women’s representation in leadership is measured across political, corporate, and nonprofit sectors, then compared to gender parity and to the rest of the United States. A comparison of the total scores is listed below.  To read our perspectives and understand how the score was calculated, we invite you to read the 2019 MWLI release. With any questions or feedback, please contact us at

MWLI Year Total Score
2015 36
2017 39
2019 40

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