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Corporate boardroom gender diversity is a hot topic. Advocates argue that gender diversity makes good business sense. In particular, they argue that women can add new and valuable perspectives to a decision-making process traditionally dominated by a relatively small circle of mostly males. This Director Notes investigates that argument by looking at some supporting evidence from interviews conducted with French corporate board members and stakeholders in connection with a preliminary qualitative study about the quota system adopted in France in 2011.