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.

Gender Equality – Why we Should not Favour one Gender over Another

Let's have a closer look at gender equality in companies like the Financial Times or Bloomberg Media Group! In this article, we would like to focus on why it is so important to have a fair balance between men and women especially in business.

Cecilia Malmström: How international trade unites the world

This article introduces the strong woman behind the European Commissioner for Trade function and verifies that the world of international trade is more than just negotiating about import and export conditions.

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 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?

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.

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.”