Opportunities Through Working Women – Interview with Simona Scarpaleggia

We are glad that Simona Scarpaleggia spoke at the Global Female Leaders summit this year. Of course, we took advantage of this opportunity for a short interview regarding the still existing gender leadership gap. This article gives a summary of that interview.

Equality can only be achieved together with men

Katarzyna Mol-Wolf is convinced that we can only achieve equality together with men. That is why promoting equality between men and women includes making the right men accomplices. Read more about this fascinating topic!

Why diversity in the workplace is critical for business success

Diversity in the workplace matters and has many bottom lines benefits. We would like to give four concrete examples where and why diversity is significant to business success.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.”