I FEMME – A project to help building schools for poor children in Asia – by IE staff and Alumnae Viet Ha Tran and Tetyana Kretova

  “I FEMME” is an art photography project initiated by two IE Business School alumnae and currently employees, Tetyana Kretova (Executive MBA 2014) and Viet Ha Tran (Master in Marketing Management 2009). Inspired by empowering women and tremendously enthusiastic about developing talents, as well as driven by their passion for changing the world and a…


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…


“Technology, innovation and digitalisation must be seen as sources of income and not as costs to a business”

WRITTEN BY: Amber Wigmore Álvarez.  Dr Amber Wigmore Álvarez is executive director of career services, IE Business School – Talent and Careers, Spain. You can follow her at @wigmorealvarez     Article ‘Gamification – The future of graduate recruitment’ by Amber Wigmore Álvarez.  19 May 2017. Issue No:460 Link: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170517001336741   A few years ago digital transformation stopped being an…


“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

Taking care of business: the impact of culture and gender on entrepreneurs’ blended value creation goals

We examine entrepreneurs’ economic, social, and environmental goals for value creation for their new ventures. Drawing on ethics of care and theories of societal post-materialism, we develop a set of hypotheses predicting patterns of value creation across gender and countries. Using a sample of 15,141 entrepreneurs in 48 countries from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, we…


IE Visible Fridays for Women

What Are Visible Fridays? Visible Fridays is a partnership between IE Office of Diversity and (IN)visible Talent, a start-up focused on professional development for women created to empower and help them realize their full power and potential.   Ana Herranz, Director of IE Alumni Career Services, noticed that women were more hesitant than men about negotiating…