In pursuit of new jobs

“Start-ups, with a short past in the backpack, have more agile, dynamic or digital structures,” says Pilar Rojo, IE professor and Director of the HR Center and HR Benchmarking Club. For her, “organizations need to redesign, align their cultures to change and understand the psychological contracts [the intangibles that promise during the selection].”    …

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The keys to the business family’s success in Latin America

If there is something that distinguishes companies under family control from other companies, it is that for their owners, wealth generation implies not only the creation of financial value but also the creation of “socio-emotional value”, which includes aspects such as preservation of the legacy or the promotion of family unity. And if there is…

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Once more Forté Foundation & IE Business School unite for Women

A lot of women are looking to pursue an MBA. For this reason, during the month of August, IE Business School and Forté Foundation joined together to collaborate in developing two interesting webinars aimed at women (mainly in the US) looking to pursue an MBA program abroad. This activity was also part of worldwide IE Women’s Initiative (#IEWomen) to attract women…

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Zambia’s Linda Kasonde wins IE University’s Epic Award for Women Inspiring Women

Zambia’s Linda Kasonde recently won the IE University’s Epic Award for Women Inspiring Women. EPIC, an initiative launched by the IE Global Alumni Relations, aims to share the stories of its outstanding alumni across all IE schools (masters and undergraduate programs) to inspire the IE Community. Kasonde is the first woman to lead the Law…

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Architecture is not just for male architects: Thorne

“Women should have influence on changing the structure of the profession, making it more collaborative”. Martha Thorne is Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design and Executive Director of the prestigious annual architecture Pritzker Prize. ((This information is available in Spanish only)) Entrevista realizada por Martha C. Ramos Sosa para El sol de México. “Las mujeres deberían…

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Women Mean Business

“This article was first published in Driving Innovation” http://drivinginnovation.ie.edu/women-mean-business/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social-PostOrganic&utm_content=women-in-business Equality and empowering all students are core concepts underpinning IE University’s innovative BBA degree IE University wants to play a leading role in making sure that the 21st century belongs equally to women and men, particularly in the world of business and entrepreneurship. It’s not just a case…

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IE launches new IE Women Scholarship & Mentoring Program

We are excited to announce the launch of the new IE Women Scholarship & Mentoring Program.  The program offers a unique combination of financial and mentoring support to female candidates in the 2017-2018 academic year for the following full time programs: International MBA, Master in Finance and Advanced Master in Finance, Master in Business Analytics and Big Data, Master in Cybersecurity,…

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Female Talent Makes Headway in Leadership

By Margarita Velásquez, Director of Strategic Relations at IE Business School. The success that women have achieved as executives, middle managers, and entrepreneurs provides an example for others to follow in the promotion of future generations. The recipe for tearing down barriers and fostering social and professional empowerment includes networking, working in networks, financial training,…

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What Silicon Valley can learn from Lebanon’s women in tech

WRITTEN BY: Melissa Jun Rowley. Melissa Jun Rowley is a journalist, entrepreneur and activist focused on the intersection of storytelling, technology and social justice. As the founder and CEO of Humanise, Inc., she is developing The Toolbox, a data-driven humanitarian initiative created by musician Peter Gabriel. @MelissaRowley  Article ‘What Silicon Valley can learn from Lebanon’s…

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