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Franziska Gsell, CMO, IWC Schaffhausen

We women should not take such gender biases too seriously and put limitations on our career choices and ourselves. Franziska Gsell majored in Business Administation...

Introduction to the Female Leadership In Our Time

“I believe that true passion has no gender and focusing on your goals and dreams helps you to overcome gender and cultural boundaries.” Simonetta...

Winning the War for the Best Female Talent

By Christie Hunter Arscott, Lauren Noël & Douglas Ready The International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR) identifies five key themes that emerging women leaders...

Veronika Linardi, Co-founder & CEO, Qerja

The role I have carved out for myself is predominantly based on the experiences that molded me into the woman I am today, my...

Le Roi est mort, vive Le Roi Life after Succession

By Sherilyn Casiano In the conversation about succession planning, most of the discussion revolves around the future continuity of the business. Very little is said...

Ozlem Denizmen, Founding Chair, Financial Literacy and Inclusion Association

I have always shaped myself according to my values and set goals to realise those values. Instead of focusing on social prejudices, I set...

Caroline Fattal Fakhoury, Executive Coaching, Managing Partner, Praesta

Without influence, competence is powerless...  if we refrain from engaging in politics we are effectively withdrawing ourselves as serious candidates for high corporate office. Named...

Rama Mani, Founder, Theatre of Transformation Co-Founder, Rising Women Rising World

Through my transformative art, I’m aspiring to shift the old paradigm that governed politics, economics and society so far and destroyed human life: ‘the...

Challenging Stereotypes: The Women’s Executive Leadership Programme at Berkeley Executive Education

Interview with Laura Kray Professor of Leadership, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business UC Berkeley’s Women’s Executive Leadership Programme is unique: it was designed by women...

Magdalena Mook, Executive Director & CEO, International Coach Federation

We all take risks in life and that’s why working with professional coaches is important; it should not be a matter of good fortune. Magdalena...

Nike Okundaye, Artist & Founder, Nike Centre for Art and Culture

Yes! Income is key to decent living and decent living provides the necessary tools for a woman to occupy her rightful and respectable position...

Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

I believe that true passion has no gender and focusing on your goals and dreams helps you to overcome gender and cultural boundaries. Simonetta Di...

We Need a Greater Focus on the Benefits Women in Top Executive Roles Bring...

By Sucheta Nadkarni Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses find the best people and reach key consumers. There’s a risk...

Leslie Pratch, Founder & CEO, Pratch & Co

I am an independent thinker and a creative risk taker . . . It was a big risk to develop and validate my own...

Nabilah Alsagoff, Founder and COO, PT Nusa Satu Inti Artha (DOKU)

Women have strong minds and we believe that our skills to empower the work force can make a difference in the industry that we...

Negotiating Advice for Women: The Problem-Solving Conversation

“You can’t improve on a skill that you’re avoiding,” says Wharton management professor Nancy Rothbard. “Many people shy away from negotiations because they associate...

Tiffany Chung, Contemporary Artist

I wake up every day grateful for being able to do what I do and looking forward to materialize my research and ideas. Living...

Women in the Paid Labour Force: Global Work-Family Challenges and Solutions

By Bahira S. Trask As an increasing number of women join the global labour-force, families have undergone...

The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom

Helena Morrissey Talks with Camille Merrells Helena Morrissey is the unstoppable CEO of Newton, Chair of the Investment Management Association (IMA) and founder of...

Sylvia Yin, Co-Founder and COO, SHOPPR

My rule of thumb while raising finance is to always know who you are raising money from. Don’t stop at researching about venture capitalists,...

What’s Your Superpower?

By Lauren Noël and Christie Hunter Arscott Imagine you enter an interview for a job and an executive asks you: “What’s your superpower?” How would...

Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills...

Empowering Women through the Transformative Power of Coaching

Coaching has long been lauded as one of the most transformative learning interventions, and research indicates that women derive a host of benefits from...

Can Women Fix Capitalism?

By Joanna Barsh Gender equality at the top of business has stalled, and trust in business is alarmingly low. Putting more women in charge could...

Looking at the Universe as a Systemic Whole: Women in Global Leadership

Interview with Magdalena Mook  CEO, International Coach Federation The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a rapidly growing organisation, encompassing 26,000 professional coaches globally. The European Business...

The Value of Gender-Based Leadership

By Melissa Greenwell If a roomful of men can draw on their experiences and insights to help a business succeed, a roomful of men and...

Entrepreneurial Risks and the Joys that Come with Them

By Myra Strober Sometimes it is only with hindsight that one understands the benefits that come from taking an entrepreneurial risk. In 1974, Myra Strober...

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: Finding an Optimal Level?

By Won-Yong Oh, Loren Falkenberg, and Jim Dewald There has been an increase in the number of women serving on boards. Today, everyone talks about...

Grace Woo, Founder, Pixels.IO

Since I could remember, my grandma has always explained to me that I have control over nothing except what is in my own head...

Claiming Your Value: A Key Skill for Women in Transition

By Sally Helgesen “What’s your worth?” might be one of the more difficult questions that women, particularly in the corporate world, need to face. In...

Develop a Robust Female Leadership Pipeline

By Alexia Vernon In this article, Alexia Vernon provides actionable strategies for organisations to develop their next generation female leaders. Grounding her recommendations in research...

Woman in Consulting: Q+A with Claire Arnold

Claire Arnold is a founding partner of Maxxim Consulting. In this interview, she told us about her management philosophy, visions as well as her...

Parity in Progress: A New Future for Women in Energy

By Katie Mehnert Women’s rights have been front and centre in recent weeks, given the current political climate. But movement toward change has been brewing...

What Leaders Can Learn from Both Clinton and Trump

By Katharina Balazs When connecting with an audience, Hillary Clinton leads with the head while Donald Trump comes from the heart: both hold lessons for...

Women’s Leadership: Leaning in Without Falling Over

Feature A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills...

Global Female Leaders 2015: International Networking for Female Leaders in Berlin

The Global Female Leaders Summit 2015 brought together female leaders from more than 20 countries in Berlin’s prestigious Adlon Kempinski Hotel during April 20th...

Stephanie Holland, Founder and Author, Sheconomy

Support and encourage other women. Because there have been so few spaces for women at the table, this has pitted women against each other...

Power with Purpose: How Women’s Leadership Boosts the Economy and Society

By Lynn Taliento and Anu Madgavkar While there has been progress toward increased opportunities in the labour force for women, they remain underrepresented at the...

Take Back Control: Sherilyn Williams Casiano on providing the affluent true control of their wealth

What is the secret to sustain and grow your wealth in the most effective and efficient way? In this interview with Sherilyn Williams Casiano,...

Annelise Alig Anderhalden, Director, Aargau Services Economic Promotion

I am convinced that passion is the key to success. Annelise Alig Anderhalden is a trained engineer and Director of Aargau Services Economic Promotion.  She...

Ethel Cofie, CEO, EDEL Technologies

Life is full of challenges, and one of the early lessons that I learnt, is the fact that life does not give you what...

Global Female Leaders Networking Breakfast

April is inching closer, bringing the exciting prospect of the Global Female Leaders Summit with it. The European Business Review caught up with some...

Keneilwe Mampuru, Founder & Head Designer, Kente by Keneilwe

I would like people to think of my brand as not just a fashion label, but as a brand that stands firm against the...

Kathryn Finney, Founder & Managitng Director, digitalundivided (DID)

My philosophy for success and leadership is that leaders don’t necessarily have to have all the right answers every time, but they should trust...

Penelope Trunk, Co-founder & CEO, Quistic, Author, Blogger

Here's a question I want to see you ask: How can people, who run the economic and social life in their country at large,...

Colette Ballou, Founder, Ballou PR

If you have a strong reputation, you have a better chance of charging a premium for your products, even in price-sensitive times; you have...

Sabine Eckhardt, Chief Commercial Officer, ProSiebenSat.1 Media Group

All that procrastination and weighing up doesn’t get you very far in a male-dominated business world. 'Just get on with it' is sometimes the...

Leading as a Coach: Advancing Career, Transforming Life

An Exclusive Interview with Magdalena Nowicka Mook, Executive Director and CEO, ICF A professional coaching program has proven to be a powerful catalyst for helping...

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