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Leadership 4.0: Digital, Agile and Female

For the first time on a global basis the views of female leaders were brought together. In this article we share some of the key findings of the female workforce. Are female leaders prepared for the economic challenges in furture?

Innovative Technology: Can we Reverse the Damage done to our Planet?

Everything is possible if you put your mind to it. In this article we discuss far-reaching expectations for upcoming years in the battle to bring more sustainable solutions to the corporate world. Can our world ever be sustainable?

Changing Landscapes: Rethink Digitalisation and New Work

An exclusive women network organised by Linklaters came together to discuss the most pressing themes and to get inspired by great innovative ideas. Experts from MHP - a Porsche company, are discussing themes like new work and changing landscapes. Read how to implement new work products in your company.

AI & Robotics Driving the Edge of Innovation

The discussion about future developments and behaviour of millennials is still ongoing. The generation will not only reshape the economy but also change the way we work together. Which effects does the new generation have on the political system?

Start Your Journey to Sustainability Now!

Sustainability is often seen as a boring topic. But it can be an opportunity for companies to inspire their customers and to build up new business concepts. Four keynote speakers will guide you to make sustainability part of your company.

What is the Attitute of Millennials Towards the Tribal World?

The discussion about future developments and behaviour of millennials is still ongoing. The generation will not only reshape the economy but also change the way we work together. Which effects does the new generation have on the political system?

Whitepaper 2018: How to Engage Companies to Focus on Sustainability

Climate and energy challenges, responsible finance and future of mobility were highly discussed themes at the Global Female Leaders 2018. Read more in our whitepaper!

Whitepaper 2018: A Brave New World?

The world new order, transformational technologies and ethics were the first two core pillars which have been addressed at the Global Female Leaders 2018. How can you navigate yourself? Download the first part of the Whitepaper here.

Economic Crises – Will Europe Sit Back and Let it all Happen?

In today’s time of global instability, we are, every day, stepping onto uncharted territory. It seems like we have to learn how to rationalise what previously thought irrational given the political and economic disruptions. In the Executive Panel Discussion the impact of Trumps presidency, changing thoughts on globalisation and the “trade war” have been discussed.

Make Sustainability Sexy Again

Considerate Hoteliers, two women doing what they are passionate about - support hotels in getting more profitable though becoming a responsible business. Xenia Prinzessin zu Hohenlohe talked about how they engaged hoteliers to be more sustainable but also how to make sustainability less boring.

Empower Women around the World

Fiza Farhan, Clean Tech Entrepreneur and Member at UN HLP on Women Economic Empowerment in Pakistan analysis the empowerment of women around the world. Which methods does Pakistan have to fight the gender gap? Read more about the developments in Pakistan compared to other countries.

A True Leadership Story: Between Cultural Restrictions and Finding your own Path

Rasha Oudeh told her story to become a leader. This story proves that leadership is not an inborn, genetically predicted skill but a learnt mindset that can be fostered with education and coaching. What do you think – is leadership genetic or subject to mindset?

Industry 4.0: Can Humans and Machines Work in Harmony?

Manufacturing is changing beyond recognition, with the balance shifting from the economic advantages derived from the mass production of standardised goods to an era in which products can be customised in real time and made to order for almost the same cost. Read more.

People, Planet and Profit – The true indicators of performance?

Sustainability principals have become an important indicator for the performance of a company. At the same time it is a competitive factor and a corporate goal. Our expert Paige Wei-Cox is analysing SAP’s commitment to sustainability. How can technology help to improve companies' sustainability and environmental bottom line?

How to inspire 300 successful business women – a review

The 5th annual Global Female Leaders summit was a great success with overwhelmingly fantastic and encouraging feedback and a lot of positive buzz. Spanning two and a half days, our exclusive platform provided yet again a truly global networking opportunity.

The digital age – The women’s era

There is a strong economic imperative for including women in every part of business and the first ever Global Female Leaders Outlook (GFLO) shows that women are well prepared for the challenge.

One fearless girl and 300 successful women – Why Global Female Leaders Summit is the “female Davos”

The 5th International Economic Forum for Female Executives took place from 3rd to 5th June, 2018 in Berlin. In specialist circles, this event has become known as the “female Davos” with 300 representatives from economics, science and politics holding discussions on topics about the future and world economy.

60 people who inspired us with their visions – a big thank you to our speakers

Our Global Female Leaders summit is already over. It has been a pleasure to be the host of such a great event with many powerful, strong and impressing people! Also a big thank to all of our speakers. We are looking forward to the Global Female Leaders summit 2019!

A few impressions from our Gala Dinner

Take a look at a few impressions of our fantastic Gala Dinner at the Global Female Leaders 2018. It has been a great evening with nice discussions and great people!

Impressions from our welcome reception at the China Club

We made sure to capture some impressions from last evening in pictures that we now published on our website. We hope you like them!

Welcome to Berlin!

The preparations for this year’s summit are completed and this afternoon our 5th summit for female executives starts. Have a look at the highlights!

Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace with the Help of Technology

Gender equity is a topic we need to face now more than ever. Our experts Maricel Cabahug and Dr Daniela Lange are analysing the problem of implementing diversity programmes. Why are companies still struggling?

The 3 Qualities of Effective Leadership that Influence Workplace Well-being

Speaker and expert Mei Ling Chin talks in her article about effective leadership. The topic covers three main qualities of effective leadership revolving around workplace well-being and how by having and enhancing these qualities the workplace can be made joyful and healthier to the employee’s mental and physical state.

Having More Choices: Sustainable Development in a Connected World

In an increasingly connected world, people have more choices overall. Expert Alexandra van der Ploeg tells us more about the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN and its role in the private sector. Sustainable Development is not a moral but a business imperative which shows the letter to CEOs from Larry Fink.

Print your own Fashion: The Future of 3D-Printing

Two years ago Danit Peleg held a great presentation at the Global Female Leaders 2016. We had the honor to meet her again and to ask her about the developments in 3D-printing. How has the fashion industry and the technology changed?

AI Innovation for Digital Transformation – A View of the Future

The rapid spread of the internet and the developments in digital transformation require a new level of innovation. Our expert and speaker Dr Adel Rouz looks ahead and talks about the complex environment that a connected world will create.

Explorers and Settlers: Perspectives and Inspirations from Outer Space

The newest missions to space are going beyond the International Space Station (ISS) to the Moon and the Mars. Speaker Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta talks about new players in the space industry and it’s inspiring future path.

How Digital Innovation is Driving Economic Impact in Today’s World

The world is changing, politically and socially. New structures are replacing old institutions, and the global economy is changing rapidly as well. Every country is searching for the “best way forward” as digitalisation dramatically accelerates business growth worldwide. What is the impact on the global economy?

Lack of Women in the Tech-Industry: How Can AI Help?

Speaker Beena Ammanath is working in the tech industry. We asked her about the lack of women in this industry and how Artificial Intelligence can help to close it.

How Digital Transformation Can Improve Economy and Society: Customer Perspectives on Digital Transformation

Digital technologies are key to solve complex problems. Our experts Elke Manjet and Eva Zauke are describing the way when companies go digital. How can technologies and examples of SAP help to push digital transformation?

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellows 2018

The Global Female Leaders 2018 is very proud to announce the presentation of the German For Women in Science Award. Three scholarships of 20,000 Euro are granted during our summit in June. The women are honored for their major scientific contribution in the fields of medicine, paleontology, molecular biology, ecology and developmental biology.

Research: Future of Work and its New Leadership DNA

The collaboration of empolyees and machines will affect the success of your business in future. Our partner Accenture provided us with a checklist to create a future workforce between humans and intelligent machines to improve productivity, innovation and growth. Are you ready to take advantage of this opportunity in 2018?

Why Virtual Reality is a Game-Changer for Training

Virtual reality is best known in the gaming world but in fact this technology is also revolutionising the way we work and learn says Devi Kolli, CEO of AiSolve. How is VR changing the training sector?

The Business of Sustainability in Pakistan

Fiza Farhan tells us more about her career path in the field of sustainability in Pakistan and how the developments in the industry do indeed open up new possibilities.

Sustainable Tourism: How can we change Tourism Behaviour?

Travelling around the world can enrich your life. But did you ever questioned the impact of your travels? Marianne Gybels working at Booking.com tells us more about sustainable tourism within her project Booking Cares.

Exclusive Interview: Reflections on Diversity, Parity and Equality

In this interview our expert Martina Macpherson analyses the challenges of gender diversity focusing on the sustainable finance industry. She informs about developments in the past and key equality issues like the gender gap.

When it Comes to Sustainability, We Need to Start with Culture

Sustainability in business and how we treat each other are becoming important topics with raising awareness. Christian Ulbrich, Global CEO and President at JLL, is talking about sustainability as an opportunity and a great responsibility for CEOs.

Smart Contracts – and Why They Matter

Decentralised storage and authentication of contracts using blockchain technology has greatly increased the potential of Smart Contracts in recent years. Our experts Frederik De Breuck and Elenice Macedo answer the questions about the definition of Smart Contracts and how they work in practice.

Why it is Important to Make a Difference to Education and Learning Space

Education is one of the most important factor. The fourth industrial revolution is influencing the way children are taught. Darya Yegorina is writing about this development in her article where she focuses on augmented reality and the new way of learning.

Women To Power A Better World

The workplace IKEA in home solar shows that diverse teams are more successful and create a positive energy. Alejandro Castro Pérez talks about his personal experiences with women in leadership positions during his career path.

Socially Responsible Investing: Build up Your Strategy

The trend of socially responsible investments is expanding and offers companies like BNP Paribas new opportunities and business models. Guy Janssens, speaker at the GFL 2018, talks about the development and grow of socially responsible investments at BNP Paribas.

The Fearless Girl: A look back at where it all started

Today on the International Women’s Day 2018 it is one year ago since State Street Global Advisors installed the statue of a Fearless Girl opposite the Charging Bull of Wall Street. What happened with the Fearless Girl and what impact has it had on raising awareness?

Global Female Leaders Outlook (GFLO): We want your VOICE!

In cooperation, the Global Female Leaders with KPMG International and KPMG in Germany have decided to conduct the study Global Female Leaders Outlook (GFLO) in order to prioritise - for the first time on a global basis - the views of female leaders. Be part of this study!

Speaker Stories: A Career Path in Clinical Research

In the interview with Florencia Velasco on her personal experiences und feelings during her career path, we also discussed about different steps and decisions of the role as a female leader.

Impressions from the Global Female Leaders Networking Events

We are delighted to announce that two networking events will take place this year before the Global Female Leaders summit starts on June 3rd, 2018 at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Germany. The events will take place in Boston and London.

Why Female Leaders Should be Authentic and Fearless

The female role model has changed over time. Women in leadership positions should be authentic and fearless, but why? Can you imagine that supressing your own personality can destroy you?

Combining Machine Learning and Psychology in the Medicine Industry

Medical decision-making especially in emergency situations is not easy. Tools like machine learning or the decision tree can help to evaluate the opportunities. Read the interview with Dr Mirjam Jenny to learn more about the digitalisation process in the medicine industry.

Women Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

It is a great challenge to work as a women entrepreneur in the Middle East. Over the past years, efforts from the government and the business sector have improved the status of women in business but there is still a long way to go. What is your opinion about the gender equality in the Middle East?

Speaker Stories: Bring all Under One Roof as a Female Entrepreneur

Speaker Claudine Blamey talked to us about her career journey and her private life. On the one hand she is a female entrepreneur and ready to cross borders and on the other hand she is a mother. How is all this kept under control?

Global Female Leaders Networking Events 2018

We are delighted to announce that two networking events will take place this year before the Global Female Leaders summit starts on June 3rd, 2018 at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Germany. The events will take place in Boston and London.

Augmented Reality in Classroom

Innovative technologies like Augmented Reality changes the way we learn in future. We talked about Augmented Reality in education with Darya Yegorina who is the CEO of CleverBooks. What is Augmented Reality and how is Augmented Reality changing the landscape of education and teaching methods?

China’s road to a greener future – Part 2

China is top carbon polluter. 12 highlights will reflect the year 2017 in regards to sustainable development. Can China go green?

China’s road to a greener future – Part 1

China is top carbon polluter. 12 highlights will reflect the year 2017 in regards to sustainable development. Can China go green?

Futureproofing Your Workplace Needs Great Leadership

“Companies that lack proactive digital strategies and leadership will struggle to survive.” These were the words Dr Melinda Crane used to introduce Dr Linda Sharkey, who showed us how to futureproof our workplaces at Global Female Leaders 2017. Today we published her talk from GFL17 on our YouTube channel.

GFL17: Download the Official White Paper!

The Global Female Leaders Summit 2017 took place from 7th to 9th May at The Ritz-Carlton in Berlin. Over 250 top-level executives gathered in the German capital in order to discuss five of the most pressing economic and political challenges humanity faces today. Download the White Paper!

How Big Data Changes our Reading Habits

At Global Female Leaders 2017 Ranj Begley showed us how her company uses data in order to better satisfy their customers. She works at Readly UK and her company is known as the "Spotify of Magazines". Today we uploaded video footage of her session to our YouTube channel for you. Enjoy the video!

Do Companies need Guidelines for Dealing with Gen Z?

Leadership means having to deal with teams of employees. These are often very diverse teams consisting of people of different gender, ethnic or cultural background... and different age. And one of the most immediate question many leaders ask themselves is how to deal with a very specific age group.

The Crisis of Globalisation?

Globalisation is a very divisive term. For some it means prosperity, free trade and a free circulation of goods. For others, however, it is connected to international corporations. Learn now about the consequences of the crisis of globalisation.

Opening Silos, or How to Work Together as an Organisation

Silos appear in every organisation. They can be defined as groups of employees that work mostly autonomously. But how can we avoid that departments work alone and disonnected? Learn now about the silo phenomenon and how to support relationships in your organisation.

New Video: The Moving Talk of Samantha Payne on The Future of Bionics

Good news everyone! Today we published the memorable Spotlight Session Samantha Payne presented at Global Female Leaders 2017. You can watch it on YouTube. We hope that you will enjoy the video as much as we did. We all were very moved by her talk and listening to her again still has an extraordinary effect.

Some In-depth Thoughts on Fake News

What is fake news? And why is it such a problem? This question is quite complicated. Read now about the seven types of mis- and disinformation and the phenomenon of fake news from the web and learn some in-depth thoughts about the actual problem with Donald Trump regarding this topic.

New Video! Jacki Kelley on Responsible Leadership in Politics & Media

Today, we want to give you the opportunity to relive an interesting session from this year's summit. Therefore we just published the Exclusive Interview with Jacki Kelley on Responsible Digital Leadership. Jacki spoke roughly with Melinda Crane about the media business in the age of social networks

How Digital Identity will Drive Smart Cities

What's the future of the Smart City? We don't know, and it probably depends on the specific country you are looking at. But we are very keen on finding out, since there is so many innovation happening simultaneously that could influence the future of our urban areas!

More Crucial Future Leadership Skills

Last week, we looked at 3 skills future leaders will need to steer their companies in the right direction. The article mainly revolved around what we call "soft-skills" today, even though they are becoming just as, if not even more important that, say, performing magic tricks with Excel.

3 Skills Future Leaders Will Definitely Need

Last week, we talked about the impact of automation on the labour market. We saw that in the future a lot of jobs will be replaced by robots, algorithms and artificial intelligence. Most industries will be heavily automated in the future and virtually every mundane or repetitive jobs will be replaced.

The Impact of Automation: How Many Jobs Will We Lose?

Consider this: technically, almost every job we know can be done by robots or algorithms. And the machines are even *better* than we are at most of them. Would you have thought these jobs could be automated ten years ago?

A Few Thoughts on How to Deal with Toxic Employees

They have different shticks and strategies, faces and can be male or female. But we all know the, and we just have the most horrible time dealing with them: toxic coworkers. " How do you manage toxic peers? "

New Video: Fujitsu’s Vera Schneevoigt on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence poses many ethical questions for humanity. How do we transition to a society in which we will work side by side with robot colleagues? How do we programme "ethical" code? Where are the limits of AI, that is, if there are any?

A big THANK YOU to all of our yesterday’s speakers. Get ready for our Tuesday highlights!

Good Morning again. We wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of yesterday’s speakers for their amazing insights! In case you were partaking at the Sight Running: Welcome back! Let's get started with our Tuesday highlights!

Stopping the Blame Game: How can we Induce a Lasting Change in Corporate Culture?

"You have to learn from your mistakes!" This is something we tell our children and even ourselves, at least at a personal level. Making mistakes, especially big ones, can bring about powerful experiences that provide us with life lessons for our future.

Customer-Centric Thinking and A Thank You

Customer-Centric Thinking is one of these topics that are in the very centre of everything that touches today's economy. You know the disruption that is caused by all these technology companies and start-ups that are basically nothing more than an app but simultaneously worth trillions of dollars!

Bridging the Gap: The Elite and the Left Behind

Last week we took some time to fulfill a promise: we sifted through all of the questions you posed on our Global Female Leaders App during the 2017 summit in order to address them on our blog. The first one was big, especially for a Monday! But, nevertheless, we will talk about it today.

With Artificial Intelligence on the Rise – Will we even *Need* Leaders any Longer?

One of the summit’s major themes this year was – you guessed it – artificial intelligence. It influcenced most of our discussions and is important for nearly every relevant economic issue. Concerning this topic, we had the pleasure of talking to Vera Schneevoigt from Fujitsu.

Future Content from Global Female Leaders

So Global Female Leaders 2017 is history. But that doesn't mean we will wait until 2018 to provide you with more content on the topics we discussed at the summit. Actually, we will try to provide you with premium insights on them for the whole upcoming year.

How a business model can transform a whole industry

You would like to stand out from the crowd and succeed? To succeed, you need a unique value proposition, diverse revenue streams and loads of creativity. Disruptive innovation is a business model problem, not only a technology problem. But how do you disrupt?

Touching Points between Humanity and Technology. This was Global Female Leaders 2017!

Global Female Leaders 2017 was an amazing experience, and while our company may manage the organisational tasks, it is you who make this a special event. We are back in our Eschborn office now and we wanted to take this opportunity to look back on three fantastic days.

Tuesday Highlights of Global Female Leaders 2017

Good Morning again. Please feel free to enjoy our Networking Breakfast, or, in case you were partaking in the Sight Running: Welcome back! Let's prepare for our Tuesday Highlights, shall we? Our Tuesday afternoon is all about the topic of Digitisation.

A few Impressions from our Gala Dinner

Like yesterday we put together a collection of pictures you may enjoy. You can find our impressions from the evening Gala Dinner and everything else that happened during a busy day in our picture gallery. Have a look to the Gallery now!

A Friendly Good Morning and our Highlights on Monday

Good Morning! We hope you had a great evening last night at the China Club, or, in case you just arrived: Welcome to Berlin! Since we will start with the our keynotes and other sessions

Impressions from our Welcome Reception at the China Club

We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did and were inspired for some interesting discussion over wine and Chinese delicacies. We made sure to capture some impressions from last evening in pictures that we now published on our website. We hope you like them!

A big THANK YOU to all of today’s speakers!

The Think Tank Academy is underway and we wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of today's speakers for their amazing insights! Of course this morning we were able to take a look at the global political situation and celebrate the result of the French elections.

“Nothing shuts down Creativity like the Fear of Failure.”

We are just "home" at the Ritz-Carlton after Sharmeen's powerful keynote at the China Club, and now we are just starting to digest the events (and also the great food) of this first warm-up day to Global Female Leaders 2017.

How Nazanin Daneshvar became one of the Middle East’s most successful Women in Business

Iranian entrepreneur Nazanin Daneshvar is exceptional for multiple reasons! At our event she will talk about Iranian women in the tech industry, cultural glass ceilings, and she will host a Think Tank Academy session on the chances and limits of entrepreneurship in her home country.

This is how Samantha Payne helps Children unlock their Superhuman Powers

At Global Female Leaders 2017 Samantha Payne from Open Bionics will show us, how her company tries to provide humanity with affordable and high-quality bionic limbs. The future is today, not tomorrow. This is the impression you get reading about the recent developments in technology.

Filiz Albrecht, former CHRO at MANN+HUMMEL, talks Digitisation and New Challenges for HR

Filiz Albrecht was CHRO at the international manufacturing company MANN+HUMMEL. We asked her about the most pressing challenges digitisation poses for businesses today, as well as the new strategic role the digital transformation imposes on HR departments worldwide.

Is Technology too Convenient for Real Human Relationships?

Don’t you just love technology? Maybe you don’t, but for many people there are convincing reasons to do so. Intel’s Genevieve Bell did a long piece on this topic in The Atlantic some five years ago. But for now, let’s take a closer look at this topic, shall we? Here is Why We All Just Love Technology

Portraits of Female Leaders: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

There are too many to name them all at once, but of course we still want to introduce you to some of today’s most fascinating women in leadership. One of personalities visiting our economic forum this year: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

Tackling Science in a Struggling Economy: An Interview with Ana Belén Elgoyhen

Ana Belén Elgoyhen works at the Argentine National Research Council. As an accomplished researcher she tackles the challenges of a wide-spread global health issue, namely hearing loss. We asked her about her scientific work in the struggling economy of Argentina.

Some Thoughts on the Challenges of Leadership in the Digital Age

Digitisation brings about a new need for competent leadership. Today, we'll take a look at the most dramatic changes. Leadership in the digital age will be one of the defining themes of Global Female Leaders 2017.

Leading International Teams, Leaders Have to Change Their Behaviour, says Sabine von Österreich

Dr Sabine von Österreich is an experienced consultant for executives, managers and teams of international companies and organisations. She specialises in leadership and team performance. We asked her about the current challenges leaders face heading international teams.

Do you know what it takes to become a Digital Leader and win on Digital Transformation?

Executives must acquire new skills and abilities to become a digital leader. Digital Innovation & Transformational Leadership is one of the five key topics at the Global Digital Leaders 2017. Take a look at our 2017 agenda and discover the many highlights we have in store for you!

The Trump-scare, Isolationism and the Global Economy

What does the White House's new economic isolationism mean for the global economy? After Angela Merkel's meeting with President Trump we dissect the possible implications of the new policy. The Crisis of Globalisation will be an important topic on this year's Global Female Leaders Summit.

The Fearless Girl of Wall Street: A Look Behind the Scenes

On the International Women’s Day 2017, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) installed the statue of a Fearless Girl opposite the Charging Bull of Wall Street. The Fearless Girl raised Awareness all over the World. Read about the story behind the Fearless Girl of Wall Street!

The Term 'Sharing Economy' will Become Irrelevant, says Debbie Wosskow in Our Interview

Love Home Swap UK has been described as the "Airbnb for grown-ups". It lets people exchange their homes for vacation purposes. Debbie Wosskow, CEO and founder of the company, explains how the Sharing Economy works and how it will evolve in the future.

A Deep Dive on the Modern Consumer with Ranj Begley

Some call Readly the "Spotify of Magazines". In our interview with Ranj Begley of Readly UK we dive deep into the desires of modern consumers. How, when and why do they want to interact with products? And how can businesses harness data to their customers better?

Finding Peace in a Time of Turmoil

Dear readers, 2016 is slowly crawling to its finish line, and it is probably happy to come to an end. These are interesting times we live in, and they are even more interesting when you are organising an international economic forum. This year, we saw the escalation of conflicts around the world.

Interview: Karina Robinson on the Rising Phenomenon of Populism

2016 will go down in history as the year of Brexit, Trump and the rise of right-wing, populist parties in Europe. In order to better understand the rise of populism, our Ellen Comberg (project manager at Management Circle) conducted an interview with Karina Robinson.

LEADERS’ INSIGHTS: Exclusive BREXIT Analyses by Dr Marcia De Wachter and Karina Robinson

Dr Marcia De Wachter is Member of the Executive Board of the National Bank of Belgium since 1999. In her current role she is in control of “Prudential Supervision of Market Infrastructures and Oversight” and of “General Statistics”.

LEADERS’ INSIGHTS – A Culture of Accountability that Positively Impacts Bottom-line Productivity

As Chief Human Capital Officer Barry Melnkovic is accountable for developing and executing human capital, diversity and labor relations strategies. He is also responsible for establishing enterprise wide lean/six sigma strategies and a culture of continuous improvement.

Supply Chain Assurance: Why it Matters and How Defence has addressed the Challenge

Daniel Selman, Cyber Industry Deputy Head, UK Ministry of Defence | Before joining the MOD, Daniel Selman initially trained as a Librarian and worked in university and media libraries. His roles involved managing MOD web services before moving in 2008 into the field of Information Assurance.

Video Review: A Successful Global Female Leaders 2016!

We are thrilled to share the 3rd Annual Global Female Leaders 2016 Summit videos where you can see and feel the spectacular atmosphere as it happened. An additional 2 videos present the networking and programme highpoints.

Review: A Successful Global Female Leaders 2016!

The focus of this year’s exclusive event was on several themes and topics including global economics and finance, geopolitical risks, digital transformation, disruptive technologies as well as the future workplace and challenges in talent management. Please visit our review in which we have put together many highlights of this wonderful summit

Interview with Sigrid Bauschert

On the occasion of the Global Female Leaders Summit 2016 the German radio station “Deutschlandradio Kultur” aired an interview with Sigrid Bauschert, founder and CEO of Management Circle, the organiser of the Summit. You can read and listen to the interview (in German) here.

Global Female Leaders Summit 2016

The Global Female Leaders Summit 2016 hosts over 250 attendees for inspiring and energizing three days of networking around an outstanding summit programme. Taking place at the The Ritz Carlton Berlin, the summit covers a broad range of hot topics.

LEADERS’ INSIGHTS – Attracting Key Talent through a Proactive and Authentic Employer Brand & HR Marketing

Ergle gives us an eye-opening and very educational insight to talent management at airBaltic but also in general. She gives a great examples of motivating your workforce.

Global Female Leaders Business & Networking Breakfast Vienna

We are very pleased to share with you that on Thursday 11th February 2016, Sigrid Bauschert, CEO of Management Circle and Ellen Comberg, Chairwoman of the Advisory Board successfully hosted another great Global Female Leaders Networking event this time in Vienna, Austria.

Full Programme Available Now!

The official summit schedule and programme is now available via download. Don’t miss three days of exclusive networking with other influencers and leaders, an entertaining and high-class pre-event programme. We look forward to seeing you in Berlin!

L’Oréal-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE Fellowship Programme

Since 1998 both UNESCO and L’Oréal support the work of outstanding women in science across 58 different countries. For Women in Science encourages the vocations of girls in high school, supports women in research, and recognizes excellence in fields where women are underrepresented.

FinTechs and their disruptive impact on the financial service industry

Why FinTechs and their disruptive impact on the financial service industry play a crucial role in our programme at the Global Female Leaders Summit 2016. Digitalization is changing markets and traditional business models at neck-breaking speed.

Global Female Leaders Business & Networking Lunch Zurich

Last week Management Circle`s CEO, Sigrid Bauschert and Ellen Comberg, Chairwoman of the Advisory Board successfully hosted a fully booked Global Female Leaders Business & Networking Lunch at the beautifully located Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac right at the riverbank of Lake Zurich.

3D Printing: The Face of Future Fashion?

Danit Peleg is a Fashion Designer and entrepreneur based in Tel Aviv, Israel. For her graduate collection at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Danit successfully 3D printed 5 outfits using solely home printers. Her collection captivated the attention of millions around the world.

Baroness Ashton of Upholland – new speaker at Global Female Leaders 2016

We are pleased to welcome Baroness Ashton of Upholland, a British politician who served as leader of the House of Lords, European Union (EU) trade commissioner, and high representative for foreign affairs and security policy for the EU, U.K.

Six chief executives review their prospects for personal growth

Es gibt sie. Managerinnen, die sich in Konzernen bis zur Führungsetage durchgeboxt haben. Ohne Frauenquote. Trotz gläserner Decke. Den Begriff hat die Soziologin Ann Morrison erstmals 1987 in einer Studie verwendet, als Synonym für alle unsichtbaren Prozesse und Faktoren, die Frauen von Führungspositionen fernhalten.

Interviewed by “manager magazin”: Some attendees of last Global Female Leaders Summit were interviewed by a german economic news magazine

manager magazin hat Teilnehmerinnen des GFL 2015 interviewt und erfahren, dass nach einer Ausbildung in der Royal Navy keine Vorstandsetage mehr schockt, Shanghai cooler ist als das Silicon Valley und Großeltern eigentlich überall unentbehrlich sind.

10 of the best female role models in tech

In June 2015 the British Newspaper „The Guardian“ listed 10 of the best Female Role Models in Tech. One of them is Belinda Parmar, founder of Little Miss Geek and chief executive of Lady Geek, UK. Belinda gave an impressive inspiration at the last Global Female Leaders Summit 2015.

Review: A Successful Global Female Leaders 2015!

The Global Female Leaders 2015 hosted over 230 attendees from more than 20 countries for inspiring and energizing days. The summit covered a broad range of topics addressing leadership, emerging markets, energy, healthcare, digital transformation and innovation management.

Innovation is all about successes and failures

Innovation is all about successes and failures and savvier companies develop their own innovation process to generate products with a “wow” factor. Interview with Doris Albiez, Vice President & General Manager, Dell Germany.

The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom

The 30% Club was officially launched in 2010 with the goal of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards by the end of 2015. Since then the proportion of female FTSE-100 directors has risen from 12.5% to 23%. A rise Helena Morrissey attributes in part to having a “measurable goal.”

Networking Tour in New York – Not even a Blizzard could stop us!

In spite of the snowy weather late January the Global Female Leaders executive team arrived well in New York and met with 30+ senior female executives and community leaders from New York at the Princeton Club in Midtown Manhattan.

What is your personal view? – Read the comments of three Global Female Advisory Board Members

Three prominent female leaders from across the globe offer their views on the role of diversity and how it might shape future development in their regions.

A Successful Launch: The Global Female Leaders 2015 Networking Tour!

More than 60 female leaders in China followed the invitation of the Global Female Leaders Executive and Advisory Board to exclusive and private networking events in Beijing and Shanghai.

Review 2014 – a Succesful Start

Around 100 female decision-makers accepted the invitation from Management Circle AG to attend the first Global Female Leaders Summit. It focused on topical issues of globalisation and emerging markets, energy, financial and environmental policies, and also initiatives representing exemplary actions in challenging times.

Cherie Blair opened the Summit 2014

Cherie Blair CBE, QC, Chair of Omnia Strategy LLP and Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women opened the Global Femal Leaders Summit 2014 as special guest and keynote speaker at the pre-conference evening reception.