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#MeToo in the boardroom: It takes more than a ‘symbolic gesture’ to change corporate culture

While the Golden Globe Awards put the #MeToo movement on the red carpet, creating real change in boardrooms and corner offices will be a heavier lift.

Even one woman in a top management role can make a difference, say, experts because that enhances the company’s ability to recruit and retain women in rank-and-file jobs.

Former Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet, a front-runner in the bidding to purchase Harvey Weinstein’s scandal-scarred company, is going one step further — proposing a woman-led board of directors.