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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I FEMME, auction for charity

Vietnam Embassy in Madrid and Durán Auction House co-organize a photography auction for charity Madrid – on May 19th at 11.00 hrs, the Vietnamese Embassy in Madrid and Durán Auction House co-organize a charity auction of photographs created by Vietnamese photographer Viet Ha Tran. The event takes place on a very special commemorative day –…

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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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Empowering Women in Real Estate Today

What are the trends and challenges facing women in real estate in Spain today? Is the current positive market sentiment opening up doors for women trying to progress in their careers? What role can leaders and organisations play to drive momentum? Empowering Women in Real Estate Today: Challenges and Solutions Date: Thursday 12th April 2018 Location: WeWork Madrid,…

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The first Association of Women Architects of Spain

The vice president of AMAE is Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Awards and dean of IE School of Architecture and Design. Originally published in Spanish by La Vanguardia: http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/madrid/20180321/441790594374/crean-la-primera-asociacion-de-mujeres-arquitectas-de-espana.html?utm_campaign=botones_sociales&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social   A group of architects who have been working on the gender perspective in architecture and urban planning for years, as well as in…

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Why not including gender wage transparency in CSR? 

It will promote gender equality without the need to positively discriminate Article by Laura Nuñez Letamendia is Professor of Finance and the Director of  the Center for Insurance Research at IE Business School Originally published in Spanish by Cinco Dias (03.13.2018) https://cincodias.elpais.com/cincodias/2018/03/13/midinero/1520961408_554119.html   Advocating  for wage  transparency is advocating  for  equality between men and  women, …

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