Previously published in Spanish on Apertura Negocios by Concepción Galdón – IE Social Innovation Director. The region has become one of the most vibrant work spaces for thousands of organizations and individuals that seek to respond to the challenges facing humanity. During the last ten years in which I have devoted myself professionally to social innovation,…Details
Margarita Mayo is an award-winning researcher and Professor of Leadership at IE Business School. She is the author of Yours Truly: Staying Authentic in Leadership and Life (Bloomsbury, February 2018).
In an increasingly fragmented world, traditional sources of knowledge and innovation are no longer enough. Professor Celia de Anca, Director of the Diversity Center at IE Business School, explains why cognitive diversity – different ideas, perceptions and knowledge – will be a key driver for the fourth industrial revolution. Click to watch the video: …Details
I Femme is very happy to announce that European Cultural Academy Venice (ECA) has recently joined as Academic Parner.The Academy is based in three beautiful palaces in the center of Venice, will provide 2 scholarships for I Femme fans, supporters and charity advocates to come study an art/photography/architecture course in 2018. Shortly, I Femme will launch the details of…Details
Previously posted at © IE Insights Female entrepreneurs are playing an essential role in a society prioritizing social and environmental objectives. By Rachida Justo, Associate Professor of Social Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Management at IE Business School. In addition to their standard economic objectives, entrepreneurs in the world’s most advanced societies have also begun to…Details
Forté Foundation launches women into fulfilling significant careers in business. One of the numerous events organized around the world, will be held in Paris next December 13th. Are you a career minded woman? Join this event to learn more about gender parity/equity in business. You’ll also be able to explore the value of an MBA…Details
Marcos Ramirez, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and me, João Lopes Associate Director of International Development for Middle East and Africa, were joined by Hilda Muthoni, Business Analytics Technical Sales at IBM and Angela Nyambura Gichaga, CEO, Financing Alliance for Health, both leaders in their field, at the Executive Breakfast at IBM in Nairobi, Kenya. The…Details
Taking care of business: the impact of culture and gender on entrepreneurs’ blended value creation goals
We examine entrepreneurs’ economic, social, and environmental goals for value creation for their new ventures. Drawing on ethics of care and theories of societal post-materialism, we develop a set of hypotheses predicting patterns of value creation across gender and countries. Using a sample of 15,141 entrepreneurs in 48 countries from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, we…Details
The real reason why more women don’t rise to the top of companies by Joseph Schumpeter.
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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is an opportune moment to reflect on the current state of affairs for women and entrepreneurship in order to determine where we are and what measures we must take – and why – to improve the current situation. Having more women entrepreneurs would be good for the economy. In the USA, the…Details