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…


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…


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,…


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:   A few years ago digital transformation stopped being an…


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.

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”:

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.