Survey the boardrooms in the Akron area and it’s not difficult to find a preponderance of white men.
A study released this week by the John S. and James L. Knight and GAR foundations shows that nonprofits with the most money and the greatest focus on economic development are heavily skewed toward men — about 85 percent of the seats.
Where do women dominate? The low-
African-Americans have a more proportional representation.
The imbalance hasn’t been lost on a group of women who believe waiting for diversity isn’t good enough.