In the Media

Girl power: why politics needs more female talent

The world will become a better place for both genders when women get a fair share of influence.

http://shapingthefuture.economist.com/girl-power-politics-needs-female-talent/

Written by Alyssa McMurtry

The article sites a study conducted by Margarita Mayo, professor of leadership at IE Business School, that suggests that despite their success, women are generally more affected by criticism.

“The Different Reasons Men and Women Leave Their Successful Startups”

E Business School professor Rachida Justo challenges both the prevalence of failure overall and women’s higher failure rates in her Harvard Business Review article “The Different Reasons Men and Women Leave Their Successful Startups”: https://hbr.org/2017/02/the-different-reasons-men-and-women-leave-their-successful-startups

Is It OK for a Bunch of Men to Lead a “Women in the Workforce” ?

Gender equality is not a “women’s issue” — it’s a huge political, economic, and social opportunity. It is a massive business issue that more than 75% of corporate CEOs currently put on their agenda of top 10 issues.

The post discusses various aspects of this opportunity.

https://hbr.org/2017/02/is-it-ok-for-a-bunch-of-men-to-lead-a-women-in-the-workforce-initiative?utm_campaign=hbr&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social