Martha Thorne, the woman who commands the most relevant architecture prize

Article previously published on El País by Carlos Primo. Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design and the executive director of the Pritzker, believes that “the architects of yesteryear looked only at their buildings, as a reflection of themselves, those of today, the good ones, look outwards” Martha Thorne was surprised by the economic crisis of…

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María Eugenia Girón: “The same customer who travels on a low-cost airline sleeps later at the George V”

Previously published in Spanish on consensodelmercado.com by Fernando Barciela. María Eugenia Girón is Executive Director of IE Premium & Prestige Business Observatory. Her career -Loewe, Carrera y carrera …- and position endorses her as a reference voice in the industry, and services, of the luxury world. A world in which “Spain is taking weight” because here the market grows…

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Girls in STEM

On the 5th of July a new edition of Oracle4Girls was held in Madrid, coinciding with the first anniversary of this initiative. The venue chosen was the IE facilities, collaborator of this edition, in which a total of 6 workshops focused on technology were carried out for girls between 7 and 16 years old.  …

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2018 MBAs To Watch: Allison (Allie) Whitefleet, IE Business School

Previously published on poetsandquants.com Allison (Allie) Whitefleet has been chosen among Poets & Quants Top 100 MBAs to Watch in 2018. “Outgoing, bilingual MBA seeking to convince you business can (& should) be used for social good.” Allison (Allie) Whitefleet, IE Business School Age: 28 Hometown: South Plainfield, NJ Fun fact about yourself: I lived in the Atacama desert for…

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“There are many women prepared for upper management positions and we have to give them a voice”

Women’s Leadership in Media Act of the US Chamber of Commerce in Spain. Yesterday, the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain (AmChamSpain) celebrated the Balcony Group kick-off, an association of female journalists which works to promote women’s professional development in the world of communications and has signed a collaboration agreement with AmChamSpain, specifically with its Gender Diversity & Inclusion Committee.  The event,…

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‘Female Leadership: The Impact on Organizations’ by IE Professors

Authors: Julio de Castro, Professor and Director of Doctoral Programs at IE Business School; Rachida Justo, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship at IE Business School; and Luisa Delgado-Márquez, Research Fellow at IE Business School. Previously published on IE Insights. Women’s presence on management teams is generally associated with a stronger social commitment and a more participatory leadership style. An analysis of women’s…

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Kriti Jain, professor at IE, is Thinkers50 Thinker of the month

An assistant professor at IE Business School, Jain’s research focuses on judgment and decision making. She is particularly interested in developing an understanding on how individuals and groups make assessments about future uncertainty and how personality traits, emotions, and decision frames influence judgments. She also maintains interest in areas of negotiation and conflict management. “When…

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Women in Construction

((Article only available in Spanish))  Originalmente publicado en Vogue: Construir en Femenino. Martha Thorne, directora del Premio Pritzker, y Odile Decq, fundadora del estudio que lleva su nombre, se reúnen para debatir sobre los límites del género en la arquitectura. Más de la mitad de estudiantes de arquitectura de Europa son mujeres, pero al mercado…

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