More than 1,000 corporate board directors have been surveyed by WomenCorporateDirectors and Heidrick & Struggles this year, and the results show marked alignment between men and women on corporate challenges but very divergent opinions on gender diversity.

When asked by surveyors to cite the political issues more relevant to their role as corporate board director, both men and women said “unemployment/the economy” and “the federal budget deficit” as their top two concerns. For No. 3, men said energy costs and women said health care costs.

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