Renee and Ferreira explore the impacts on governance having women in the boardroom, highlighting that women hold fewer number of seats on the board than men. They show figures across the continents of US, Europe and Asia, portraying significantly low numbers of female directors on the board. They suggest boardroom dynamics will change as they are becoming increasingly pressured to represent gender diversity with government reform proposals around the world of having more female directors on board. They have raised various arguments in having female director lead to board effectiveness and effect governance in significant ways. They suggest women could potentially validate the concept of independent directors considering that they do not belong to the ‘old school’ mentality of males.