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...

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...

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...

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...

Shifting the Gender Gap to an ‘All Differences Matter’ Narrative

by Lianne Taylor CPsychol This article purposefully shifts the narrative that disadvantages female entrepreneurs to a focus on entrepreneurial differences in thinking, traits and behaviour...

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...

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...

Sustainability is A Mindset, A Never Ending Journey

Interview with Franziska Gsell, Chief Marketing Officer of IWC Schaffhausen, chairwoman of the company’s Sustainability Committee Franziska Gsell has been the Chief Marketing Officer of...

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...

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,...
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Banishing Self-Doubt to Promote Female Success

By Lucy Franklin Women are still less likely to reach the top levels of management – only 9% of the financial and professional services companies...

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...

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...

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...

Susan Gunelius, President & CEO, KeySplash Creative Inc.

I’ve found that the best way to deal with gender bias is with a strong offense, meaning you need to be smart and not...

Women as Global Leaders: Challenges & Strategies for Getting to the Top

By Susan R. Madsen and Faith Wambura Ngunjiri In this article, Susan R. Madsen and Faith Wambura Ngunjiri discuss the challenges facing women in global leadership...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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How These 5 Powerful Women Went Against the Grain

While a majority of men hold positions of power in various industries, there have been enough studies showing it is the women who possess...

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...

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...

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...
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Custom-built Programmes for the Future Workforce

Interview with Professor Ann Bartel, A Faculty Director of Custom Programmes at Columbia Business School Executive Education   Being one of the Top Executive Education Programmes...

Judith Owigar, Founder, Akirachix

I think the most important thing is to expose women to technology early enough for them to experiment so that when the time comes...

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...

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...

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...

Data to the rescue: Investing in (female) employees

By Ineke Ceder and Sumru Erkut Can companies successfully align attention to their bottom line with the current urgent calls for wider diversity and inclusion?...

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...

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...

Four Truths About Marketing Lady Gaga

By Mathieu Deflem ‘There can be no fame attained, nor any accompanying revenue acquired, in any career based on artistic or other intrinsically valid accomplishments...

Sharmla Chetty, Regional Managing Director, Duke CE South Africa

It has been critical for me to embrace tough assignments. It is easier to take the path of least resistance... It’s far better to...
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Closing the Gender Gap

A growing body of research and anecdotal evidence shows a positive correlation between gender-balanced corporate leadership and organisational performance. Despite this, a significant gap...

The Power of Content: Credit Suisse’s Lucia Waldner on Innovation and Keys to...

Working at the upper echelon of the workplace, Lucia Waldner, Head of Credit Suisse Research Institute and Innovation, and the Chief of Staff to...
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Future-proofing payment systems: the silver lining is in the cloud

Exclusive interview with Form3 Chief Customer Officer Jessica Letterman You had an interesting and varied career path prior to joining Form3. Could you give...
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Why More Women Should Consider a Software Development Career

If you’re a woman who wants to pursue a career in software development, you may face certain challenges. You might get paid less than...

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...

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...

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...

Heather Baker, CEO, TopLine Comms, Editor and Blogger

I’m also always learning and trying to improve – I think I’m a much better leader now than I was two years ago. I’m...

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...

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...
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How Women Leaders Build The Career They Thrive In

By Christie Hunter Arscott and Lauren Noël Early career women understand that building a career and life they thrive in is no small feat. Instead,...

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...

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