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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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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“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…

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How Women Are Shaping The Big Data Revolution

POST WRITTEN BY: Randy Bean Randy Bean is CEO and managing partner of consultancy NewVantage Partners. You can follow him at @RandyBeanNVP. It has become abundantly clear by now. Successful business adoption of Big Data and analytics initiatives is largely a function of overcoming cultural impediments. These “cultural” factors have been the principal barrier to…

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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.

 

 

A Nobel Prize in diversity?

The tiny proportion of women and non-white winners underscores the need to reconfigure our human structures to allow talent to flourish. http://shapingthefuture.economist.com/nobel-prize-diversity/ Written by James Badcock The author cites Celia De Anca professor of global diversity at IE Business School and Director of the IE Center for Diversity in Global Management in her views on…

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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