“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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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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The Power of Design, by Anne Stenros

Anne Stenros, Architect and Chief Design Officer of the City of Helsinki, will visit IE School of Architecture and Design to talk about The Power of Design: Towards People-Centered Urbanism, a presentation based on her favorite quote by architect Louis Kahn: “A city is a place where a small boy, as he walks through it,…

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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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