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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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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2018 Best MBAs: Sonia Sahni, IE Business School

Originally published by poetsandquants.com Interview by Erik Schlie, Associate Dean of the MBA Program, IE Business School. “An eternal optimist who believes that every problem comes with many solutions.” Age: 37 Hometown: Mumbai, India Fun fact about yourself: I am bitten by wanderlust and have travelled to more than 40 countries. Undergraduate School and Degree: Bachelor’s in Engineering, University of Pune, India…

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Martha Thorne: “Women need to break the glass ceiling in architecture”

      American architectural academic Martha Thorne talks to Shivangi Mishra about how architectural education must be multi-disciplinary to bring job diversity for professionals. Originally published by Education Times: http://www.educationtimes.com/article/69/201805072018050515410078dd32bb33/Women-need-to-break-the-glass-ceiling-in-architecture-says-Martha-Thorne.html and by designMENA: http://www.designmena.com/thoughts/ignorance-is-not-an-excuse-for-gender-inequality-in-architecture-says-martha-thorne Women are still in minority and need to break the glass ceiling when it comes to architectural education and active roles in…

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Women as Social Innovation Leaders

MET Community, an international organization dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs through mentorship, education and technology, and the sponsor IE Business School, hosted the Fourth Annual ForoMET DC on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C., in honor of International Women’s Day. The event featured panels on social entrepreneurship and women empowerment and STEM with subject matter experts and entrepreneurs and a…

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