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a new study done for writer shows that women are increasingly pulling up a chair in America's boardrooms according to estimates by I SS analytics twenty seven percent of new directors at the largest U. S. traded companies in the last three years were women that's up from twenty one percent in the previous three year period and in twenty eighteen alone thirty two percent of seats were held by women but diverse city is making I'm even strides in the corporate world as minorities are rarely getting a seat at the table African Americans made up five percent in Latinos two percent of new directors from twenty sixteen to twenty eighteen little changed from the previous three years , the lack of minorities at the table could be detrimental to companies according to some who say it may make them ill equipped to respond appropriately to the many social issues and causes of the day like the black lives matter movement and immigration reform , some experts say women are gaining seats partly in response to pressure but they say it's partly convenience to as women make up a larger pool to draw from